Samba, the popular free software that allows file and print sharing between computers running Windows and those running Unix or Linux, has been found sporting a critical flaw that can be exploited by an attacker to run programs as an administrator.
GnuPG is a complete and free implementation of the OpenPGP standard.
An article by Julia Angwin on ProPublica has become the catalyst for an avalanche of much needed donations for the survival of Gnu Privacy Guard (GPG), a free email encryption software that's used by security and privacy-minded people across the globe.
The security industry is slowly realizing what the developer community knew for years - collaboration is the key to and likely the future of innovation.
NIST has partnered with the private sector to develop the next-generation open source control software for quantum information systems.
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