Hackers exploited Tor exit relays to generate bitcoin: research

by Sean Lyngaas

The attackers regained control of relays after Tor's oversees kicked them off, according to the research.

Feds aim to bolster data encryption practices for .gov websites

by Sean Lyngaas

The goal of the entire intiative is to have browsers connect to federal government websites via HTTPS by default.

Pentagon lays out plan to secure websites in response to lawmaker inquiry

by Zaid Shoorbajee

CIO Dana Deasy lays out the department's plan in response to Sen. Ron Wyden, who raised concerna about the security of DOD's many public-facing sites.

Pentagon's websites need better security, Wyden says

by Zaid Shoorbajee

Wyden warns that neglecting the security of public-facing DOD websites could embolden cybercriminals and state-backed hackers.

Google: HTTPS use continues to soar

by Chris Bing

More than half of pages loaded and two-thirds of total time spent by Chrome desktop users occur via HTTPS, according to Google