Yearly Archives: 2014

OpenSSL and others funded through Core Infrastructure Initiative

Cisco, Dell, Facebook, Fujitsu, Google, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, NetApp, Rackspace, and VMware have all pledged to commit at least $100,000 a year for at least three years

Inside the ‘DarkMarket’ Prototype, a Silk Road the FBI Can Never Seize

If DarkMarket’s distributed architecture works, law enforcement would be forced to go after every contraband buyer and seller one by one, a notion that could signal a new round in the cat-and-mouse game of illicit online sales.

FCC may endorse pay-for-play deals

ISPs could charge for improved access as long as they don’t block Web services.    

Heartbleed Puts 150 Million Android App Downloads at Risk

According to FireEye, Android apps can often bypass the operating system’s libraries for cryptography and use their own native OpenSSL libraries, which may not have been patched

ARIN Is Down To the Last /8 of IPv4 Addresses

and as such ARIN is no longer able to receive additional IPv4 resources from the IANA

You Can Now Run Beta Versions of OS X—For Free

Until Tuesday, Apple charged users $99 a year to test out new OS X software—doing so required a paid-up developer account.

Apple releases patches for OS X and Safari

All OS X users should check for updates using Software update to patch the operating system and Safari.

DSL router patch merely hides backdoor instead of closing it

Researcher finds secret “knock” opens admin for some Linksys, Netgear routers.

AOL email hacked: Several users complain about compromised accounts

If you get an email from an “” account that looks suspicious and contains a link, do not click on it.

iOS 7.1.1 released

iOS 7.1.1, labeled as build 11D201, offers additional improvements to Apple’s Touch ID, fixes a bug that impacts keyboard responsiveness, and fixes a bug involving Bluetooth keyboards with VoiceOver enabled.