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Autonomous cars? How about airliners?

Pilotless airliners? Far-fetched, you say. Not so, according to Tim Robinson, editor-in-chief of the Royal Aeronautical Society’s magazine Aerospace.

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HashiCorp slurps up cash to deliver DevOps goodness

DevOps vendor HashiCorp announces $24 million in Series B funding and general availability of its enterprise version of Vault.


Lessons learned from WordPress attacks

Infections on two WordPress websites taught this blogger a few lessons in WordPress security and disaster recovery.

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Microsoft bug bounty program adds .NET Core and ASP.NET Core

Microsoft has expanded its bug bounty programs to cover its open-source .NET Core and ASP.NET Core application development platforms.

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Okta's API access product targets the trend toward services

Okta has changed key parts of its product portfolio to attract new users to its corporate identity management and access control platforms. The startup is launching a new API access management product and revamping its provisioning...

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On-screen security alerts don’t work

Ever dismiss a security alert because you’re busy doing something? You’re not alone.

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Experts challenge Skyhigh's patent for cloud-based encryption gateway

Skyhigh Networks, Inc., announced today that it has received a patent for using a hosted gateway to encrypt and decrypt data moving between users and cloud services such as Office 365, but some experts say that the technology new...

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Want secure code? Give devs the right tools

With the appropriate tools and environments, developers can take the first step forward in safeguarding app security

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When will car manufacturers secure your vehicle?

Security as an afterthought is still the cause of most common vulnerabilities in connected cars.


F5 Networks: It’s time to rethink security architecture

Traditional security methods to secure an increasingly cloud-first, mobile-centric world doesn’t work, says F5 Networks. It’s time to modernize security.

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Bugs & Bugs: National Moth Week, PHP, Black Hat & more

National Moth Week, Black Hat exploit presentations, edible insects, Pornhub bug bounty & Zica prevention at the Rio Olympics all come up on Bugs & Bugs Facebook Live event

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Flaws in Oracle file processing SDKs affect major third-party products

Seventeen high-risk vulnerabilities out of the 276 flaws fixed by Oracle Tuesday also affect products from third-party software vendors, including Microsoft.

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Oracle issues largest patch bundle ever, fixing 276 security flaws

Oracle has released a new batch of security updates for over 80 products from its software portfolio in order to fix 276 vulnerabilities.

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Flaw in vBulletin add-on leads to Ubuntu Forums database breach

Ubuntu support forums users should be on the lookout for dodgy emails after the website's database of 2 million email addresses has been stolen.

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Microsoft fixes critical vulnerabilities in IE, Edge, Office, and Windows print services

Microsoft's new batch of security patches fixes 47 vulnerabilities across its products, including in Internet Explorer, Edge, Office, Windows and the .NET Framework.

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Salesforce expands encryption options with 'bring your own key'

Salesforce on Tuesday stepped up its efforts to woo security-conscious businesses by adding "bring your own key" encryption to its Salesforce Shield set of cloud services.

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Serious flaw fixed in widely used WordPress plug-in

The latest version of the All in One SEO Pack plug-in for WordPress fixes a flaw that could be used to hijack the site's admin account.

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Enterprise software developers continue to use flawed code in apps

Companies that develop enterprise applications download over 200,000 open-source components on average every year and one in every sixteen of those components has security vulnerabilities.

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