Sophos is calling amateur security talent to turn sleuth and to investigate confiscated crime scene computer systems belonging to a cyber terrorist group as part of the latest Cyber Security Challenge.
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.
There is finally a free alternative for all iOS users who are looking to encrypt their voice calls: the app is called Signal, and has been developed by the Open Whisper Systems project.
Developers of the I2P anonymous networking tool have released a new version (0.9.14) of the tool that fixes XSS and remote execution vulnerabilities reported by Exodus Intelligence.
The Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs (MVD) has published a tender offering $111,000 to any Russian company or organization that can provide technology that can de-anonymize users of the Tor anonymity network and decrypt the data sent through it.