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Security Experts Upset at 1Password’s Push to the Cloud

Over the weekend, a number of security researchers took to Twitter to voice their anger at AgileBits' decision to push its popular password management service 1Password to a cloud-based option. Motherboard reports that even though the company has no immediate plans to remove local vault storage, security researchers noted 1Password is quietly shifting to a subscription-only...

LastPass Acknowledges Vulnerability Found by Google Security Researcher

On Monday, LastPass acknowledged a remote code execution vulnerability that affects version 4.1.43 of the LastPass extension on Chrome. The vulnerability was discovered by Google Project Zero researcher Tavis Ormandy. In a blog post, LastPass called the vulnerability 'unique and highly sophisticated'. "We are now actively addressing the vulnerability. This attack is unique and highly...

Security Professionals Seem Worried About the Apple Watch

According to a new CNBC report, some security professionals are worried about the level of security Apple Watch will offer once it hits the shelves on April 24, and are already trying to figure out what vulnerabilities might exist in Apple’s smart wearable.  Kevin Mahaffey, chief technology officer at the security firm Lookout, says that people...

Apple Credits Ibrahim Balic For Reporting Developer Center Security Issue

Last month, security researcher Ibrahim Balic claimed to be the one responsible for taking down Apple's Developer Center as he pointed out some major security flaws in the website that allowed him to gather full names and Apple IDs. Today, Apple has officially credited Balic on its Server Notifications page for pointing out its developer portal's information disclosure issue...