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FreeBSD Releases Five Security Advisories

FreeBSD security officer Colin Percival recently announced the release of five security advisories, just in time for Christmas."According to Percival, the developers had to ...

A Silver Bullet for Application Security?

Insecure code often sits as the root cause for application vulnerabilities and exploitation.What if you could prevent that insecure code from ever being a risk?In the future...

MyBB Software Gets Security Update

The open source MyBB discussion board software has been updated to version 1.6.5."According to its developers, the maintenance and security update includes several important...

PacketFence Open Source NAC Gets Security Update

Version 3.0.2 of the PacketFence open source network access control (NAC) system was recently released."According to the Inverse development team, the update addresses two v...

WineHQ Hacked

The open source WineHQ project was recently breached."WineHQ earlier this week disclosed that someone had managed to break into one of its database systems and gain access t...

Main Linux Kernel Site Hacked

At the core of all Linux based operating systems is the Linux kernel, which is developed by a global community of developers, with the kernel.org website as a key piece of i...

The Top 75 Open Source Security Apps

About a year ago, we took a look at the growing trend toward open-source securityand highlighted 10 of the best apps available. Since then, the area has continued to mature,...

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