Blackphone, the recently released security-oriented smartphone, has apparently been rooted.
Since the beginning of this year, Yahoo has had several good news for its customers: Yahoo Mail got HTTPS on by default, and the company began encrypting all the traffic moving between its data centers.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued for public comment a draft update of its primary guide to assessing the security and privacy controls that safeguard federal information systems and networks.
Paddy Power is contacting 649,055 customers in relation to a data breach from 2010.
BitTorrent, the company that develops the homonymous peer-to-peer protocol and two popular clients that use it, has announced the release of Bleep, an online communication (voice and text) application that lets users "make a direct, decentralized connection to someone they trust." "Messaging and voice applications currently available all rely on central servers.