Microsoft has announced to shut down CodePlex — its website for hosting repositories of open-source software projects — on December 15, 2017.
Launched in 2006, CodePlex was one of the Microsoft’s biggest steps towards the world of open source community — where any programmer, anywhere can share the code for their software or download and tweak the code to their liking.
HackerOne announced a free version of its platform for open source projects.
Last year Google employees took an initiative to help thousands of Open Source Projects patch a critical remote code execution vulnerability in a widely used Apache Commons Collections (ACC) library.
Dubbed Operation Rosehub, the initiative was volunteered by some 50 Google employees, who utilized 20 percent of their work time to patch thousands of open source projects on Github, those were
WhatsApp and Facebook have so far the largest end-to-end encrypted video calling network of all, but now another popular end-to-end encrypted messaging app recommended by whistleblower Edward Snowden is ready to give them a really tough competition.
The Signal app, which is widely considered the most secure of all other encrypted messaging apps, released video calling feature on Tuesday for
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss the news of the week, including the latest Linux bug, Sony closing backdoors in cameras, and Google’s new open source fuzzer.
A new Google program OSS-Fuzz is aimed at continuously fuzzing open source software and has already detected over 150 bugs.
You won’t believe your eyes while reading this, but this is true. Microsoft just joined the Linux Foundation as a high-paying Platinum member.
Microsoft’s love with open source community is embracing as time passes. At its first Connect event in 2013, the company launched Visual Studio 2013. A year later, Microsoft open sourced .NET, and last year, it open sourced the Visual Studio Code
After TrueCrypt mysteriously discontinued its service, VeraCrypt became the most popular open source disk encryption software used by activists, journalists, as well as privacy conscious people.
First of all, there is no such thing as a perfect, bug-free software.
Even the most rigorously tested software, like the ones that operate SCADA Systems, medical devices, and aviation software, have
The latest on the Yahoo breach, Germany’s problem with WhatsApp-Facebook, Facebook’s osquery tool for Windows, and Zerodium’s $1.5M iOS bounty are all discussed.
OSquery, an open-source framework created by Facebook that allows organizations to look for potential malware or malicious activity on their networks, was available for Mac OS X and Linux environments until today.
But now the social network has announced that the company has developed a Windows version of its osquery tool, too.
When Facebook engineers want to monitor thousands of Apple Mac