Month: May 2014

dropbox sharing flaw exposes personal documents and (unencrypted) cloud risks

A security vulnerability in the way that online storage provider DropBox (and possibly rival Box) handles links to shared files caused some documents (which were…

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apple security fail leaves email attachments unprotected

One of the nice things about Apple’s iOS platform is the “hardware level encryption” that protects “all of the information on the device.”  At least,…

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OpenAuth/OpenID flaw – ok, now what?

It seems like the latest big security story is a newly discovered flaw in the OAuth and OpenID protocols which allow users to authenticate to third…

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