OTA Report: Consumer Services Sites More Trustworthy Than .Gov Sites

The Online Trust Alliance on Tuesday released its 2017 Online Trust Audit & Honor Roll. Among its findings: Consumer services sites have the best combined security and privacy practices. FDIC 100 banks and U.S. government sites are the least trustworthy. The number of websites that qualified for the Honor Roll reached a nine-year high. However, the audit identified an alarming three-year trend: Increasingly, sites either take privacy and security seriously and do well in the audit, or they lag behind significantly in one or more critical areas.

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48,000 PCs at Fukushima plant operator TEPCO still run Windows XP

TEPCO is in hot water over the 2011 Fukushima meltdown, and now an audit has uncovered the company still relies heavily on Windows XP over a year after update support ended.

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Security review finds no critical flaws in Truecrypt 7.1a

The second, larger audit of TrueCrypt 7.1a has concluded, with no sign of the software-breaking flaw that its creators warned was there. What’s this mean for the future of the code and the program’s many users?

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/202610-security-review-finds-no-critical-flaws-in-truecrypt-7-1a

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