Encryption in the Spotlight due to Vulnerable Android Apps

Last week, Ars Technica’s Dan Goodin published a story detailing how downloaded Android applications have the potential to expose the sensitive personal data of more than 185 million users.  Vulnerabilities due to inadequate or incorrect use of SSL/TLS protocol libraries expose everything from online banking and social networking credentials to e-mail and instant-messaging contents.  A group of computer scientists identified 41 applications in Google's Play Market that could leak data from a