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.
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.
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.
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 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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