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OpenSSL vulnerability now rated ‘high’ but should be taken seriously

One worry is the vulnerabilbe OpenSSL 3.0 is embedded in firewalls, VPNs, switches and routers

Stealthy OrBit Malware Steals Data From Linux Devices

A newly detected Linux malware is being used to covertly steal information from backdoored Linux systems and infect all running processes on the network. Intezer Labs security researchers, who first spotted the malware, named it OrBit. OrBit hijacks shared libraries to seize function calls by modifying the LD_PRELOAD environment variable on compromised devices. While it […]

Strata Identity launches open-source project enabling multi-cloud access policy management for organizations

New open-source standard launched by U.S.-based Identity Orchestration for multi-cloud company will unify incompatible cloud identity systems for organizations

Student wins national competition for social media tool aimed at reducing misinformation

Arvin Jagayat, a psychology student at Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson University), has received an award for his efforts to reduce the spread of...

Red Hat and General Motors collaborate to help advance software-defined vehicles at the edge

Today at the Red Hat Summit 2022, open source solutions provider Red Hat and General Motors (GM) announced a partnership to help advance software-defined...

Malicious Web Direct Service Infects 16,500 Sites To Spread Malware

Avast researchers have uncovered the activities of a new traffic direction system (TDS) called Parrot. Parrot, just like other TDS tools, is used to redirect victims to online resources and websites with malware. According to the researchers, Parrot TDS is used for a campaign called FakeUpdate. FakeUpdate delivers remote access trojans (RATs) via fake browser […]

Firms using open source have duty to act fast when bugs are found: Apache

White House meeting, which included representatives from major tech firms, tossed around ideas on improving open source security

Protest by open source developer raises questions about compensation, and ethics

Software developers who use open source libraries were stunned earlier this week at news that two utility packages in the GitHub and NPM libraries...

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