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Bugs in pseudorandom number generators are usually cause for concern, at least in cryptographic circles.
But this story is different.
It's the curious case of the OpenSSL randomness bug with a happy ending!
The Debian Linux security team recently pushed out a wry security advisory for popular web CMS Drupal.
In amongst the laundry list of fixes was a common modern malady - non-cryptographic random numbers used cryptographically...
How does a bug in Android put your Bitcoins at risk? Why did the City of London bin its bins? What was Unpatch Wednesday? What to do with a 3D printer after you've made your own gun?
Find out in 60 seconds!
Bitcoin is in the news again.
Seems that a random number problem on the Android platform is letting crooks get away with cryptographic fraud to make off with other people's BTCs...
Are cryptographic holes the new buffer overflows?
Take a look at this week's 60 Second Security video and let us know what you think!
Paul Ducklin digs into one of the cryptographic flaws recently found in Cryptocat, a secure messaging application.
Don't worry if you aren't a statistician or a computer scientist...Duck doesn't get very mathematical, and has produced some very groovy images!
NetBSD recently patched a programming bug in its kernel that affected the sanctity of the operating system's random numbers.
One lousy parenthesis misplaced by just two characters...
The party-time news of the past weekend was the launch of Kim Dotcom's comeback file sharing service, Mega.
Crypto critics have already taken issue with some aspects of Mega's implementation, and Dotcom has taken issue right back at them...
A summary of talks from BSides Austin including the Verizon Data Breach Investigation Report, the state of cloud security and the importance of high quality random numbers in cryptography.
Kiwicon opened with a software engineering talk which was intensely focused - a case study of a single-line bug in a single source file in a single module in a 70MBbyte programming language distro.
Paul Ducklin reports from Wellington, New Zealand.