Buried in the "Security" section of a report on the FreeBSD Developer Summit held in September in Malta is a small but important note about the FreeBSD developers' decision to stop using two hardware random number generators (RNGs).
CyanogenMod developers have announced the fruit of several months of labor headed by Open Whisper Systems' Moxie Marlinspike: a seamless implementation of TextSecure, the latter firm's well-known and trusted SMS encryption solution.
It took them a while, but Microsoft is finally announcing a concentrated effort to protect its customers and their data from unauthorised government surveillance.
Neohapsis security experts predict that next year there will be a cyberwar resurgence, the cloud will begin to show its hidden costs, and privacy will continue to lose in the US legislature.
Edward Snowden’s successful exfiltration of mountains of data from NSA systems and databases has once more put the spotlight back on the threat that insiders pose to organizations.
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