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Is Shellshock a Feature, not a Bug?

November 05, 2014 |

The Shellshock flaw highlights a major security issue. Software created before mass adoption of the Internet is highly susceptible to today's security risks.

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VeraCrypt a Worthy TrueCrypt Alternative

October 13, 2014 |

VeraCrypt, a popular open source encryption alternative to TrueCrypt, is at a crossroads as its primary contributor lacks the time to maintain it on his own.

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An Open Source Solution to Shellshock

October 01, 2014 |

An open source tool can mitigate risks associated with Bash shell attack.

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No Silver Bullet for Use-After-Free Flaws [VIDEO]

September 22, 2014 |

Bromium's chief security architect discusses modern security flaws and warns about dangerous malvertising threat.

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TrueCrypt Getting a New Life

September 18, 2014 |

TrueCrypt will stay alive, thanks to devotees who are forking the encryption program's code. 'Cleaned up' code will get a new name, CipherShed, and a different open source license.

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Are TrueCrypt Users Screwed?

July 16, 2014 |

When developers of the TrueCrypt disk encryption program warned the open source project was insecure, it left users hanging. Fortunately, there are TrueCrypt alternatives.

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Are Anti-Malware's Days Numbered?

May 30, 2014 |

Anti-malware software can't spot all malicious code. Is  isolating end-user tasks through virtualization a better approach to security?

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Heartbleed Especially Risky for SMBs

April 14, 2014 |

Enterprises with IT security staffs should find it easy to implement the patch for the Heartbleed vulnerability. But small companies may struggle to protect their websites and customers, experts say.

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Review: GreenSQL Database Security

January 30, 2014 |

Business databases are the holy grail for hackers. Matt Sarrel reviews some products from GreenSQL that help protect databases.

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Securing Apps Starts with Code: Sonatype

January 28, 2014 |

Sonatype's updated component lifecycle management solution takes aim at the risk of vulnerable open-source software components.

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Linux Foundation Aims to Secure Internet of Things

December 10, 2013 |

The key to securing the Internet of Things could be in making sure that everything isn't actually connected to the Internet.

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Is Docker the Future of Virtualization Security?

December 04, 2013 |

Video: Ben Golub, CEO of Docker, explains how Linux container technology presents a very different model for virtual security.

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Oracle Patches 89 Security Flaws in July

July 17, 2013 |

Oracle's July Critical Patch Update includes 89 patches, which seems like a lot. Is it?

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Inside the Bluebox Android Master Key Vulnerability

July 10, 2013 |

Are you at risk for an Android vulnerability that involves the verification process for the popular OS? Find out!

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Can You Completely Secure Linux?

June 13, 2013 |

Top Linux security engineers address whether complete security can ever be achieved with the open source operating system.

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What's Next for Mozilla Firefox Security?

May 29, 2013 |

What's new and what's coming that will secure the open source browser

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OpenStack Hardening Security for Open Source Cloud Platform

April 19, 2013 |

OpenStack Security Group makes progress securing the open source cloud platform, but lots of work remains.

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Making Enterprise Penetration Testing Less Mysterious

April 12, 2013 |

With its Metasploit 4.6 Pro release, Rapid7 aims to make penetration testing less of a dark art and more accessible for enterprises.

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Snort Founder Still Supports Open Source Security [VIDEO]

March 29, 2013 |

Hundreds of millions of dollars after building a commercial security vendor, Sourcefire founder Martin Roesch hasn't forgotten his open source roots.

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Is Cloud PaaS Safe?

March 06, 2013 |

Security researchers from Trustwave take aim at Platform-as-a-Service and find security controls to be lacking

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