Like many Americans, I watched the Presidential Debate last night. I could spend pages on what was said and not said by both candidates but one line from Secretary Clinton really stood out to me as a technology professional in the field of Cyber Security.
“We need to make it very clear — whether it’s Russia, China, Iran or anybody else — the United States has much greater capacity. And we are not going to sit idly by and permit state actors to go after our information, our private-sector information or our public-sector information.” (more…)
Elliott Kember, has a post on his blog right now discussing an apparent “security vulnerability” in Chrome. Security Vulnerability is in quotes there, not to mock Mr. Kember, but because the behavior Chrome exhibits is debateable as either vulnerability or feature. First, let’s walk through the behavior.
If you’ve saved passwords into Chrome, navigate to chrome://settings/passwords and click on a row. You’ll see a “show” button which, when clicked, displays your saved password. (more…)