Among the speakers at the first ever Privacy Con, organized by the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and held last Thursday in Washington, DC, was Steven Englehard, a Ph.D.
Qualys researchers have discovered two vulnerabilities in the popular OpenSSH implementation of the secure shell protocol, one of which (CVE-2016-0777) could be exploited by attackers to extract users' private cryptographic keys.
GCHQ, the UK equivalent of the US National Security Agency (NSA), has released on Monday the source code of Gaffer, a graph database that optimised for "retrieving data on nodes of interest." "Gaffer is a framework that makes it easy to store large-scale graphs in which the nodes and edges have statistics such as counts, histograms and sketches.
ZeroDB, an end-to-end encrypted database whose release was announced earlier this year, is now open source.
The Open Whisper Systems nonprofit has released the beta version of their Signal secure messaging app for desktop computers.
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