Although Google has been dropping some very heavy hints lately, we didn’t know exactly what sweet treat the next version of its Android operating system would be named after.
Well, if you were hoping to place a bet on "M&Ms" (or go for a truly outside flutter on "Maltodextrin"), you’re too late I’m afraid, and also lucky as you’d have lost your stake. M, Google says, is for Marshmallow.
Mozilla has announced a number of secure browsing add-ons that have entered pre-beta and are ready for testing by the brave.
Users of the Firefox Developer Edition, and Firefox Aurora for Android, can now try an extension of the Private Browsing (aka 'shopping for presents for your wife') mode.
We now know one area Uber plans to invest in following the closing of its recent $1 billion funding round: security.
The ride-sharing startup plans to boost its security team from a staff of 25 to 100 by the end of 2015, Uber chief security officer Joe Sullivan told the Financial Times on Monday. Sullivan, a former assistant United States attorney who specialized in high tech crimes and hacking, joined Uber in April 2015 after a stint as Facebook’s chief security officer that lasted a little over five years.
In two separate presentations at Def Con in Las Vegas last weekend, security experts demonstrated vulnerabilities in two consumer drones from Parrot. The simplest of the attacks could make Parrot drones, including the company's Bebop model, fall from the sky with a keystroke.
Some of the most widely used BitTorrent applications, including uTorrent, Mainline, and Vuze are also the most vulnerable to a newly discovered form of denial of service attack that makes it easy for a single person to bring down large sites.