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  • Spotting malicious apps on Android markets just got easier

    31.08.2015

    Spotting malicious apps before they are offered for download and/or removing them is a tough challenge for every online Android app marketplace, including Google Play, but recent research by a group of scientists from several US and China universities offers considerable hope for improving the practice.

  • JetAudio and JetVideo media player vulnerability allows arbitrary code execution

    28.08.2015

    An arbitrary code execution in the JetAudio Basic (v8.1.3) and JetVideo media players for Windows allows potential attackers to craft a malicious .asf file that could compromise a user’s PC, warns Bitdefender.

  • Open source auditing with Lynis

    26.08.2015

    Lynis is an open source security auditing tool. Commonly used by system administrators, security professionals and auditors, to evaluate the security defenses of their Linux/Unix based systems.

  • Evaluating the security of open source software

    20.08.2015

    The Core Infrastructure Initiative (CII), a project managed by The Linux Foundation, is developing a new free Badge Program, seeking input from the open source community on the criteria to be used to determine security, quality and stability of open source software.

  • Mozilla is experimenting with improved Private Browsing

    18.08.2015

    Mozilla Foundation is again aiming to boost the privacy of Firefox users, and is beginning to test a new, improved kind of Private Browsing.




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Hope is not a strategy, we need more healthy paranoia

35 percent of security experts believe leadership within their organization lacks a healthy paranoia, with 21 percent of leadership "relying on hope as a strategy" to avoid a cyber security breach.


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