Application Security Weekly for April 15

The Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report is out. It's a good read.

https://www.verizonenterprise.com/verizon-insights-lab/dbir/

 

DARPA (the government organization that created the Internet) is funding research into Human Assisted AI. 

https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2018/04/darpa_funding_i.html

 

WebAuthN went to Candidate stage, perhaps leading to the end of passwords on the Internet.  But ... universal federal IDs?  Not sure.

https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2018/04/practical-passwordless-authentication-comes-a-step-closer-with-webauthn/

 

Motherboard has a REALLY good series on phone cracking.  If you are into mobile, it's worth a look.

https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/topic/phone-crackers

 

And that's the news

 

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