rjmarvin writes: The theft of 55 Bitcoins, or about $5,720, through Android wallet apps last week was made possible http://sdt.bz/64008 because of flaws in Android's Java and OpenSSL crypto PRNG, Google revealed in a blog post http://android-developers.blogspot.com.au/2013/08/some-securerandom-thoughts.html. In the wake of a Bitcoin security advisory and a Symantec vulnerability report, the Android Developers Blog admitted the reason the thieves were able to pilfer their wallet apps. The flaws are already, or in the process of being repaired...
"Card readers? We don't need no stinking card readers."
-- Peter da Silva (at the National Academy of Sciencies, 1965, in a
particularly vivid fantasy)