WordPress version 5.2 dubbed “Jaco” is available for download and includes a number of new security features and improvements, such as digitally-signed updates, Site Health Check, and PHP error protection.
Facebook provided an update to a previously disclosed incident involving insecurely storing “tens of thousands” of Instagram users’ passwords on internal servers in clear text. Facebook now says that “millions” of Instagram accounts are now impacted.
Multiple VPN applications are vulnerable to not properly encrypting sensitive data and insecurely storing session cookies.
Mozilla just introduced Firefox Send, a free encrypted file transfer service that allow users to safely and simply share files via any browser.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has releases its Security Publication (SP) 800-177 Revision 1, that include security guidelines and recommendations for achieving “trustworthy email”.