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Adobe updates its e-reader - DRM data no longer transmitted insecurely

Adobe has published an update to its cryptographically-challenged Digital Editions 4 e-reader software.

Digital Editions lets you read eBooks, but thanks to the exigencies of Digital Rights Management (DRM), it also keeps track of a… 530 more words

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The data industry has a pipe problem and it needs to be fixed

By: Cortland J. Fondon

When people think about data leakage, they often think about the types of massive data breaches that have occurred on a regular basis with some of the largest retailers in the world for the last several years. 459 more words

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The Only Way Out Is Through

On October 19, 2014 at 3:10 a.m., my phone rang. It was Daddy from Beijing, China. I picked up the phone, and he asked, “Wan-qian, we need a talk.” 475 more words

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POODLE attack takes bytes out of your encrypted data - here's what to do

Imagine that you’re a hacker who has taken over a Wi-Fi access point at a coffee shop.

You don’t need to be there in person; you just need to be able to login to the access point as root (UNIX’s name for the system administrator). 1,714 more words

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Bugzilla bug tracker fixes zero-day bug revealing bug

Bugzilla, Mozilla’s free and popular bug tracking program, has just been updated to patch a number of security holes.

One of them is not only interesting and important, but also ironic. 553 more words

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