In-brief: Researchers at Google and CWI Amsterdam say they produced the first “collision” of hashes produced with the SHA-1 algorithm, hastening the end of life for the 22-year-old encryption technology.
In-brief: Up to 90 percent of users ignore security alerts and other warnings that appear while they’re busy performing other tasks, research from Google and Brigham Young University.
In-brief: Markets for information on software vulnerabilities are good for security. But they can also raise moral and ethical quandaries, especially in an age of cyber physical risks, argues Cisco’s Marc Blackmer.
In-brief: Facebook said on Wednesday that it was doubling the amount of its Internet Defense Prize, awarding $100,000 to a group of researchers from Georgia Tech for work on static type casting vulnerabilities.