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.
Intel announced the Intel SSD Pro 2500 Series, which offers IT departments peace of mind with advanced security features and capabilities.