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  • DARPA is after vulnerabilities in algorithms implemented in software

    09.09.2014

    The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is looking for new program analysis techniques and tools to enable analysts to identify vulnerabilities in algorithms implemented in software used by the US government, military, and economic entities, and has announced it will be accepting research proposals on the subject until October 28.

  • Blackphone security issues and vulnerabilities unveiled

    09.09.2014

    Blackphone, the carrier- and vendor-independent smartphone that was created with the goal of placing privacy and control directly in the hands of its users, is not without its flaws, the Bluebox Security team discovered while reviewing it.

  • Researchers compile list of Android apps that allow MitM attacks

    05.09.2014

    Around 350 Android apps that can be downloaded from Google Play and Amazon stores fail to properly validate SSL certificates for HTTPS connections, and thus open users to Man-in-the-Middle attacks if they use them on insecure and open networks, a researcher with the CERT Coordination Center at the Software Engineering Institute at Carnegie Mellon University warned.

  • New Firefox offers MITM protection via public key pinning

    03.09.2014

    Mozilla has released the latest version of Firefox (v32) for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Android, and the new browser sports some notable security improvements.

  • Free security software identifies cloud vulnerabilities

    03.09.2014

    Whether responding to customer orders or requesting partner data, the biggest cloud security concern for the enterprise is the direct communication between applications.




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How to keep your contactless payments secure

Posted on 19 September 2014.  |  Fraudsters can pickpocket a victimís financial data using low-cost electronics that can fit into a rucksack. Here are the top security threats you should be aware of if youíre using a RF-based card, along with our top safety tips to keep your payments secure.


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