Evernote Used Substandard Cryptography

June 25, 2014

The note-syncing service Evernote suffered a data breach last week, and security experts say it didn't need to happen.

According to Ars Technica Evernote used MD5 cryptographic algorithm to convert user passwords into one-way hashes before storing them in a database, which, say the experts, also made an attacker's job of cracking the hashes much easier by allowing billions of guesses per second. Even adding a cryptographic salt is considered a poor practice.

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More Digital TV Vulnerabilities Disclosed

June 24, 2014

Another researcher has disclosed vulnerabilities in a digital TV, this time buffer overflow that can be remotely controls via iPad, Android and other software/devices.

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