Tags open source

How GitHub untangled itself from the ‘Octopus’ malware that infected 26 software projects

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

It's an example of the potentially insidious nature of open-source supply chain compromises.

Hackers seize on software flaw to breach two victims, despite patch availability

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 months ago

LineageOS and Ghost — makers of open-source software — grappled with security incidents over the weekend.

Microsoft unveils bug bounty program for election software

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

It is the latest effort by the tech giant to bolster election security.

NSA’s reverse engineering tool Ghidra impacted by a bug — but there's no need to panic

by Shannon Vavra • 1 year ago

There is a vulnerability in the NSA's reverse engineering tool. But it would take an incredible scenario for it impact anyone.

How an NSA researcher plans to allow everyone to guard against firmware attacks

by Shannon Vavra • 1 year ago

The work is the culmination of seven years worth of research into the security of firmware.

NSA's reverse-engineering malware tool, Ghidra, to get new features to save time, boost accuracy

by Shannon Vavra • 1 year ago

The spy agency says it has listened to feedback from users and is integrating some of those ideas into the software.

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