The Black Hat security conference will kick off next week in Barcelona, with training sessions and briefings from some of the most talented security researchers in the industry. Facebook’s chief security officer, Max Kelly, is scheduled for a keynote presentation on Wednesday morning following two days of training sessions. Read the full article. [Computerworld]
Facebook paid researcher Arne Swinnen a $5,000 bounty for a pair of authentication vulnerabilities in Instagram that enabled brute-force attacks against usernames and passwords.
Facebook today made its capture the flag platform freely available on GitHub, which includes a ready-made backend and a set of pre-defined challenges.
Facebook reports that for the first time in a given 30-day period, more than one million people access the social network over Tor.