Tags open source

33 connectivity flaws render millions of IT, IoT devices vulnerable

by Tim Starks

At least 150 vendors are affected, but Forescout said it's hard to know for sure how many more.

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

by Sean Lyngaas

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

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

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

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

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