Tag Archives: computer

PCI Council calls point-to-point encryption immature

The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) issued its first guidance document outlining the point-to-point encryption market, warning merchants of the possibility of vendor lock-in and calling current implementations too immature to properly evaluate. In the PCI encryption document, Initial Roadmap: Point-to-Point Encryption Technology and PCI DSS Compliance, the council… Read more »

Microsoft warns of in-the-wild attacks on web app flaw

Attackers have begun exploiting a recently disclosed vulnerability in Microsoft web-development applications that opens password files and other sensitive data to interception and tampering. The vulnerability in the way ASP.Net apps encrypt data was disclosed last week at the Ekoparty Conference in Argentina. Microsoft on Friday issued a temporary fix… Read more »