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Remotely Exploitable Flaw Puts Millions of Internet-Connected Devices at Risk

Remotely Exploitable Flaw Puts Millions of Internet-Connected Devices at Risk

July 18, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Security researchers have discovered a critical remotely exploitable vulnerability in an open-source software development library used by...
NSA Opens Github Account — Lists 32 Projects Developed by the Agency

NSA Opens Github Account — Lists 32 Projects Developed by the Agency

June 20, 2017Swati Khandelwal
The National Security Agency (NSA) — the United States intelligence agency which is known for its secrecy and working in the dark — has f...
Bulgaria passes Law that mandates Government Software must be Open Source

Bulgaria passes Law that mandates Government Software must be Open Source

July 07, 2016Mohit Kumar
Do you have any idea what the software you have installed is doing stealthily in the background? If it's not an open source software,...
FBI Director — "What If Apple Engineers are Kidnapped and Forced to Write (Exploit) Code?"

FBI Director — "What If Apple Engineers are Kidnapped and Forced to Write (Exploit) Code?"

March 01, 2016Swati Khandelwal
What If Apple Engineers are Kidnapped and Forced to Write (Exploit) Code? Exactly this was what FBI Director James Comey asked in t...
Jail Authorities Mistakenly Early Released 3,200 Prisoners due to a Silly Software Bug

Jail Authorities Mistakenly Early Released 3,200 Prisoners due to a Silly Software Bug

December 29, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Washington State Department of Corrections (DoC) is facing an investigation after it early released around 3,200 prisoners over the cour...
Facebook Opens Free Internet to Developers, But won't Support HTTPS Encryption

Facebook Opens Free Internet to Developers, But won't Support HTTPS Encryption

May 04, 2015Swati Khandelwal
After facing much criticism for violation of Net Neutrality, Facebook has opened up its new Internet.org platform to developers for crea...
Internet Explorer Developer Channel - Early Access to Next-Generation Features For Developers

Internet Explorer Developer Channel - Early Access to Next-Generation Features For Developers

June 16, 2014Swati Khandelwal
In an effort to create more open and accessible atmosphere between the Internet Explorer team and the Web development community, Micros...