Symantec links trojans, malware to CIA hacking tools

A series of computer viruses targeting companies and organizations closely resembles the Vault 7 hacking tools that WikiLeaks disclosed.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/11/symantec-links-trojans-malware-to-cia-hacking-tools.html

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Secrets of the vault: Backblaze open-sources key sections of its data preservation software

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Backblaze has open-sourced a key component of its Backblaze Vault file system design: The Reed-Solomon implementation (done, in this case, in Java).

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/207912-secrets-of-the-vault-backblaze-open-sources-key-sections-of-its-data-preservation-software

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Popular Android security app uses worthless encryption method

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New data shows that one of the more popular Android security apps, NQ Vault, uses a fundamentally flawed method of encrypting information and protecting user security. Google’s hands-off policy on these topics does far more harm than good.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/202718-popular-android-security-app-uses-worthless-encryption-method

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