Attackers can access Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive files without a user’s password

The so-called "man-in-the-cloud" attack is said to be a common flaw in most cloud-based file synchronization services.

Hackers don't even need your password anymore to get access to your cloud data. Newly published research, released at the Black Hat conference in Las Vegas on Wednesday by security firm Imperva, shows how a "man-in-the-cloud" attack can grab cloud-based files -- as well as infecting users with malware -- without users even noticing.

FREAK SSL FLAW: Who’s going to get the fix first?

A new web crypto bug, disclosed Tuesday, is affecting many Safari and Android users. So between Apple and Google, who is going to send out the bug fix first?
What is it?  
The FREAK bug is the latest vulnerabilities affecting the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocols used to encrypt traffic between an HTTPS website and a browser.

Adobe confirms stolen passwords were encrypted, not hashed

System hit was not protected by traditional best practices, used 3DES instead.

November 04, 2013
Researchers have revealed, and Adobe has confirmed, that the millions passwords stolen during the breach in October were not originally stored according to industry best practices.