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.