Cisco announced today its intent to acquire big data security company OpenDNS for $635 million in cash.
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Amazon’s home grown TLS implementation called s2n (signal to noise) was released to open source. s2n is a mere 6,000 lines of code and will be integrated into a number of Amazon Web Services.
Amazon patched three vulnerabilities in its Fire Phone, two of which allow for silent certificate installations.
Exploits for the recently patched Adobe Flash Player zero-day have appeared in the Magnitude Exploit Kit and are leading to Cryptowall ransomware infections.
Samsung said today it will no longer automatically disable Windows updates on PCs and laptops it manufactures and will release a patch “within a few days.”
The IETF, in RFC7568, declared SSLv3 “not sufficiently secure” and prohibited its use. SSLv3 fallbacks were to blame for the POODLE and BEAST attacks.
Samsung’s update mechanism for Windows PCs and laptops silently disables Windows Update, computing enthusiast Patrick Barker has discovered.
Analysts at Recorded Future said they found stolen credentials from 47 government agencies on a number of paste sites.
Details have been disclosed on a patched Adobe Type Manager Font Driver flaw that could enable takeover of a number of systems supporting modern font engines.
Researchers at Tel Aviv University have developed a compact, untethered tool capable of extracting GnuPG crypto keys (RSA and ElGamal) from laptops.