Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#780 Random number generator 'improved'
The new solution takes two "weak" random sources to generate a single, high-quality random number.

That made it a faster, more practical solution for an almost-perfectly random number, said Prof Alan Woodward, of Surrey University, and it could have implications for encryption and security.
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#784 IBM scientists achieve storage memory breakthrough
#783 Banking trojan outwits Google VerifyApps scanner
#782 Symantec Antivirus products vulnerable to horrid overflow bug
#781 Groundbreaking gadget claims to fit in your ear and translate foreign languages in real-time
#780 Random number generator 'improved'
#779 Firefox tops Microsoft browser market share for first time
#778 Indian organizations targeted in Suckfly attacks
#777 Inside the million-machine clickfraud botnet
#776 Apple has fixed a bug that let hackers bypass iPhone lock screen
#775 Ukrainian hacker pleads guilty to insider trading in US
#774 Indefinite prison for suspect who won’t decrypt hard drives, feds say
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