A Cambridge University study has shown how easy it is to guess the answer to common questions, such as someone’s mother’s maiden name. It found attackers will be able to break into 1 in 80 accounts if they get three chances to guess answers. Read the full article. [BBC]
Google announced that it was making the source code for its End-to-End Chrome Extension available for review on GitHub. End-to-End encrypts and signs Gmail messages.
Researchers at Dell SecureWorks have looked at services and pricing available inside illegal online marketplaces selling crimeware, stolen identities, credit cards, and hacking services.
A security researcher disclosed a problem with a loose cross-domain policy for Flash requests on Yahoo Mail that puts email content and contacts at risk.