Yahoo and Data Theorem released Tuesday a new open-source toolkit called TrustKit that enables developers to include secure sockets layer pinning in mobile apps.
Yahoo has paid out more than $1 million in bug bounties for around 1,500 reported vulnerabilities since the company launched its bug bounty program in 2013, related Ramses Martinez, senior director and interim CISO at Yahoo, in a blog post.
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Facebook has hired Alex Stamos, the chief information security officer at Yahoo since March 2014, as its new chief security officer.
Microsoft said Monday it will begin encrypting all of Bing's search traffic by default beginning this summer. This means that Bing will move all search traffic through the secure HTTPS rather than the insecure HTTP by default.
Executive compensation analysis company Equilar last week released its yearly report on the salaries of the S&P 500's CEOs. Here's where the top tech CEOs fall.
Yahoo uses the community version of Ceph software for its Flickr and Mail applications on its Cloud Object Store (COS). For a deep dive on that implementation, see the Yahoo! Engineering blog post. But for the purposes of this post, it is the increasing interest in, and use of, software-defined storage (SDS) that is of importance.
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Yahoo's new way to log in is far from secure. That is the warning of security researcher Graham Cluley.
Bad code triggered a brief outage on Microsoft's Bing search engine last Friday, also impacting Yahoo's search engine.