DoD is working with GitHub, an open source platform, to experiment with fostering more collaboration between private sector software developers and federal employees on software projects built within the DoD. The Code.mil URL redirects users to an online repository that will house code written for a range of projects across DoD for individuals to review and
CS Digest Section: Software Security
Engineering-based approaches to solutions are essential to managing the growing complexity and interconnectedness of today’s systems—as exemplified by cyber-physical systems, systems-of-systems, and the Internet of Things.
Lurking in the kernel for nine years, flaw gives untrusted users unfettered root access.
The tool acts as a system driver and blocks ransomware and other malicious programs from injecting rogue code into the master boot record.
Researchers have identified a new way to inject malicious code into Windows systems -- and it doesn't exploit a vulnerability.
Researchers have published details of a new method for exploiting a problem with Android devices tied to a hardware flaw within DRAM memory modules that can allow attackers to get root-level access to target machines.
Only three of the top 50 university computer science programs in the United States require students to take a cybersecurity course, and many don’t even offer a class on the subject, according to a recent study by CloudPassage, a cloud computing security company.
Microsoft's October Patch Tuesday is a reminder why you shouldn't click links or open attachments from unknown senders.
Linux kernel security needs a rethink. The Linux kernel today faces an unprecedented safety crisis. Much like when Ralph Nader famously told the American public that their cars were "unsafe at any speed" back in 1965, numerous security developers told the 2016 Linux Security Summit in Toronto that the operating system needs a total rethink to keep it fit for
A vulnerability in Cisco WebEx Meetings Player could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to execute arbitrary code.