April 8, 2010
ArmorText is an easy to use, secure texting application for android. Created by mobile security company Gryphn, the application is designed to replace a phone's native texting application, giving the user the ability to securely encrypt text messages.
A new company, Secful, aims to help companies identify attacks against their APIs and respond in an automated fashion with a "custom-tailored" security-layer. According to the company, existing security solutions don't sufficiently protect APIs and often fail to detect attacks before it's too late.
Facebook has rewarded a 10 year-old boy from Finland with a $10,000 bounty for discovering an authentication-related vulnerability in the Instagram API that could have enabled a hacker to delete comments of any user on the popular social photo sharing service even without an Instagram account.