Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook talk about the week in news–the latest Gatekeeper bypass in OS X, Stagefright 2.0, that accidental Windows Update, and Apple’s privacy initiative.
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Google announced that it has made HTTPS available as an opt-in for its Blogspot blog-publishing service.
Researchers at Zimperium have reported two new Stagefright vulnerabilities affecting one billion Android devices.
Two privilege escalation vulnerabilities in the last TrueCrypt build were discovered by James Forshaw of Google Project Zero, and patched in VeraCrypt.
Researchers with Google and a handful of universities believe security practitioners need to focus on evaluating how cybercriminals adapt to interventions instead of trying to protect users.
As expected, Google formally announced its intent to move away from the stream cipher RC4 and the protocol SSLv3 this week, citing a long history of weaknesses in both.
Google recently patched a lockscreen bypass in its Android-based Nexus phones that was discovered and reported by the University of Texas Information Security Office.
Google promoted Chrome 45 to a stable release, patching 29 security vulnerabilities. It has also started pausing ads running Flash.
Google and Mozilla today announced they’ve settled on a timeframe to permanently deprecate the shaky RC4 encryption algorithm.
A federal appeals court has sent back to a lower court an appeal in a lawsuit about the way companies are allowed to publicize information about National Security Letters they receive. The appeal consolidates three separate actions against the Attorney General that question whether the government’s restrictions on how companies can talk about NSLs violates the[…]