Avaya is expected to patch zero-day vulnerabilities in its latest one-X IP phones. The vulnerabilities and an exploit will be demonstrated this week at RSA Conference 2014.
Dennis Fisher and Mike Mimoso discuss the happenings on day one of the RSA Conference, including Art Coviello’s keynote and what makes the NSA mad.
After reading through stacks and stacks of Snowden documents, Schneier says that yes, the NSA is extremely capable and full of smart people but “they are not made of magic”.
Microsoft released a technical preview of EMET 5.0 that includes two new exploit mitigations, including Attack Surface Reduction which gives users more control where and when plug-ins are loaded into applications.
Apple released OS X Mavericks 10.9.2 which resolves a critical certificate-validation vulnerability reported last week.
Researchers have discovered a recent campaign that leveraged a Pony botnet controller to steal over $200,000 in Bitcoin and other virtual currencies along with 700,000 user credentials.
A panel of some of the biggest names in cryptography said more conservatism and caution in the development and deployment of encryption is warranted.
RSA executive chairman Art Coviello kicked off RSA Conference 2014 with an explanation of his company’s relationship with the NSA.
Despite all of the revelations and accusations and recriminations in the security industry in the last year, Microsoft CSO Scott Charney said he is still optimistic about the industry’s ability to defend users.
WhisperSystems releases new and improved version of TextSecure for Android; iOS version under development.