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macOS High Sierra 10.13.3 still leaks encryption passwords in plain text

I previously described a serious vulnerability in macOS High Sierra versions to 10.13.1 which was discovered by Sarah Edwards. I regret to say that a very similar bug remains in High Sierra 10.13.2 and 10.13.3, in which… 546 more words


An Efficient Implementation for Key Management Technique Using Smart Card and Ecies Cryptography

An Efficient Implementation Of Key Management Technique Using Smart Card And ECIES Cryptography

Neha Gupta and Harsh Kumar Singh and Anurag Jain, RITS Bhopal, India… 178 more words

Computer Modelling

Is the unified log private, or a vulnerability?

If you were unlucky enough to encrypt your APFS volume using High Sierra 10.13 or 10.13.1, we now know that the passphrase was written to the log on your Mac, thanks to… 996 more words


What Were the CryptoWars ?

F-Secure invites our fellows to share their expertise and insights. For more posts by Fennel, click here

In a previous article, I mentioned the cryptowars against the US government in the 1990s. 1,230 more words

Security & Privacy

Another gaping security hole in High Sierra APFS disk encryption (updated)

Congratulations to Sarah Edwards for unearthing a security vulnerability in macOS 10.13 High Sierra, in which copies of old system logs, contained in a logarchive, may contain a plaintext copy of the passphrase used to encrypt APFS volumes. 387 more words


Secure messaging in the browser

By observing news and public discussions I feel that there is a growing awareness of data privacy and an increasing demand for secure person-to-person communication. In order to address my communication needs, I plugged together a few Javascript libraries and started the… 319 more words