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Oracle Patches 270 Vulnerabilities in First Patch Update of 2017

Oracle is patching a long list of different vulnerabilities in its software portfolio.This time, it's the Oracle E-Business Suite that is getting the most...

Hackers could explode horribly insecure smart metres, pwn home IoT

Segfault, segfault black out Smart meters are 'dangerously insecure', according to researcher Netanel Rubin, with insecure encryption and known-pwned protocols - and, worryingly, attacks reach...

Google Debuts Continuous Fuzzer for Open Source Software

A new Google program aimed at continuously fuzzing open source software has already detected over 150 bugs. The program, OSS-Fuzz, currently in beta mode, is...

Reproducible Builds Effort Advances With Linux Foundation Support

Building software securely requires a verifiable method of reproduction and that is why the Linux Foundation's Core Infrastructure Initiative is supporting the Reproducible Builds...

OpenStack Security Project: Protecting Open-Source Cloud

The OpenStack Security project adds new tools and processes to help secure OpenStack technologies.The project technical leader offers insight on the program.  Security is such...

Executable Files, Old Exploit Kits Top Most Effective Attack Methods

Researchers for the new 'Hacker's Playbook' analyzed 4 million breach methods from an attacker's point of view to gauge the real risks today to...

Microsoft opens up its 'million dollar' bug-finder

Microsoft is previewing a cloud-based bug detector, dubbed Project Springfield, that it calls one of its most sophisticated tools for finding potential security vulnerabilities. Project...

Microsoft launches “fuzzing-as-a-service” to help developers find security bugs

Enlarge / No, not that sort of fuzzing for bugs.Micha L. Rieser reader comments 15 Share this story At Microsoft's Ignite conference in...

It’s open season for bug hunting – on Microsoft’s Azure cloud

Project Springfield offers fuzzing, which isn't nearly as titillating as it sounds Ignite Microsoft's conviction that "fuzzing in the cloud will revolutionize security testing," voiced...

What’s in your code? Why you need a software bill of...

Writing secure applications doesn't mean simply checking the code you've written to make sure there are no logic errors or coding mistakes.Attackers are increasingly...

Fooling the ‘Smart City’

The concept of a smart city involves bringing together various modern technologies and solutions that can ensure comfortable and convenient provision of services to...

Google Patches 55 Android Flaws in September Update

More media server flaws surface as Google splits Android updates into three different patch levels.The update provides patches for 55 vulnerabilities. Google's September Android security...