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Microsoft pushes open-source software kit to election agencies, voting-tech vendors

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

The code will be posted to GitHub, and can be layered onto existing voting software for added integrity.

Backdoor vulnerability in open source tool exposes thousands of apps to remote code execution

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

The 2017 data breach at Equifax was possible because the company did not act to resolve a flaw in the open source Apache Struts framework.

NSA puts ‘Ghidra,’ its reverse-engineering tool for malware, in the hands of the public

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

“We absolutely want people to understand the defensive mission, that we’re making a contribution," the NSA's Rob Joyce told CyberScoop.

This tool allows you to check the code powering Chrome extensions

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

Automation can help with the laborious but important work of tracking the third-party code used by extensions.

First major Kubernetes flaw enables hackers to access backend servers undetected

by Jeff Stone • 6 months ago

The bug in the popular open-source tool warranted a 9.8 out of 10 severity score because it could allow outsiders to establish a connection through Kubernetes’ trusted application program interface to backend servers.

WhiteSource raises $35 million for open source flaw detection platform

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 7 months ago

WhiteSource says that as more organizations implement open source components, there's a growing need for automated open source bug monitoring services.

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