Backblaze has open-sourced a key component of its Backblaze Vault file system design: The Reed-Solomon implementation (done, in this case, in Java).
Mozilla has updated Firefox to patch a critical vulnerability, but was forced to disable one of the browser’s new security-enhancing features as a result.
New data shows that one of the more popular Android security apps, NQ Vault, uses a fundamentally flawed method of encrypting information and protecting user security. Google’s hands-off policy on these topics does far more harm than good.
Lenovo has released its plans for how it will make amends to the consumers whose data it exposed. How about a six month subscription to McAfee?
Last week, Samsung claimed that the voice information captured by its newest TVs was encrypted, even if older models were still insecure. This has now been proven untrue — Samsung televisions still on the market and available for purchase are using plaintext.