A proof of concept bypass of Google’s CAPTCHA verification system uses Google’s own web-based tools to pull off the skirting of the system.
Meaningful surveillance reform risks defeat if the reintroduction of the Massie-Lofgren amendment to a DoD spending bill is derailed because new US House rule changes.
Google will next week begin a gradual deprecation of unsafe crypto protocol SSLv3 and cipher RC4 in Gmail IMAP/POP clients.
Microsoft expands bug bounty program adding Windows Server 2016 Nano Server payouts between $500 and $15,000.
As the zero days in Adobe Flash continue to pile up, Mozilla has taken the unusual step of disabling by default all versions of Flash in Firefox. The move is a temporary one as Adobe prepares to patch two vulnerabilities in Flash that were discovered as a result of the HackingTeam document dump last week. […]
Mozilla is removing a Turkish root CA from the Firefox trust store, not because of a compromise or a mistakenly issued certificate, but because the certificate authority hasn’t lived up to the audit requirements Mozilla has for trusted CAs. Like other browser vendors, Mozilla has a lengthy policy that sets out the requirements for CAs to […]
CANCUN–Chris Hoff, vice president and CTO of the security business at Juniper Networks, compares the current enterprise security situation to that of a mixed-martial arts fighter who needs to be proficient in multiple disciplines.
GitHub announced that it has doubled the maximum payouts possible via its bug bounty program to $10,000.
In the wake of a recent enforcement action against Marriott for blocking guests’ WiFi hotspots in their hotels, the FCC is warning other hotel operators and business owners that such blocking is illegal and the commission’s Enforcement Bureau is taking note. Marriott last year paid a fine of $600,000 to settle an FCC enforcement action […]
The National Football League’s NFL Mobile application leaks unencrypted credentials putting personal user information at risk.