I get a lot of security predictions pitched at me and I was intrigued by quite a few this year. There's good and bad news, and good and bad predictions.
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Attendees at the Paris summit of the G20 finance ministers and central bank governors fell for an email promising nude photos of Carla Bruni, former supermodel and wife of French President Nicolas Sarkozy.
Ada's Technical Books in Seattle recently relocated, adding a cafe and more technical science, security, sci-fi and engineering books than before into its breathtaking new location.
[UPDATE] Kaspersky research shows that Safari, in saving a session for reopening later, stores session information in plain text. This includes usernames and passwords. This problem was fixed in Safari 6.1 and only affects earlier versions.
A new survey says that if the price is right, nearly half of employees would happily sell on their company's information and confidential data.
The company initially released protection against improper certificates issued by the French government certificate authority without support for XP and Server 2003, but have now come through.
[UPDATE] In light of government attempts to subvert products and standards, both Linux and FreeBSD add extra entropy/randomness to the output of Intel's and Via's opaque hardware-based random number generators. Smart move.
[CORRECTION] Applying some of the more than 1.5 million new Android malware samples found this year, independent lab AV-Test compares Android solutions. They also look at usability, impact on system performance and other security features.
Phishing campaigns are constantly evolving and it can be too easy to fall for them -- so what types of email should you stay vigilant against?
A newly-released NSA document leaked by Edward Snowden shows that the agency is using advertising cookie and location data to track individuals already under suspicion.