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Microsoft is Shutting Down CodePlex, Asks Devs To Move To GitHub

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.

However, Microsoft

Widespread Email Scam Targets Github Developers with Dimnie Trojan

Open source developers who use the popular code-sharing site GitHub were put on alert after the discovery of a phishing email campaign that attempts to infect their computers with an advanced malware trojan.

Dubbed Dimnie, the reconnaissance and espionage trojan has the ability to harvest credentials, download sensitive files, take screenshots, log keystrokes on 32-bit and 64-bit

Breaking Boundaries in the Connected World

Breaking Boundaries in the Connected World - Mobile World Congress 2017

Scouting for technology trends, I attended the Mobile World Congress (MWC) exhibition 2017. Even though Barcelona, Spain is itself an amazing place to visit, this event, with over 2,000 exhibitors, really pulls you in. Whilst the media usually focuses on latest smartphone presentations and a bit about connected driving, I wanted to see how consumers will live in tomorrow’s […]

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Delegated Recovery: Facebook gives its security a boost

Facebook boosts up its security systems with Delegated Recovery feature

Traditional 2-factor authentication (2FA) is all about your phone or a physical token. But what happens when you lose your mobile phone or the physical token? Then you’ll have to contact Customer Service and the troubles will start as you work to get account access again. Now there is a new option. Facebook has a smart way to […]

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Chinese Certificate Authority 'mistakenly' gave out SSL Certs for GitHub Domains

A Chinese certificate authority (CA) appeared to be making a significant security blunder by handing out duplicate SSL certificates for a base domain if someone just has control over its any subdomain.

The certificate authority, named WoSign, issued a base certificate for the Github domains to an unnamed GitHub user.

But How? First of all, do you know, the traditional Digital Certificate