After having open sourced the OS analysis tool osquery a week ago, Facebook has announced on Wednesday that Proxygen - a collection of C++ HTTP libraries and an easy-to-use HTTP server - is getting the same treatment.
In their quest to make users, the Internet, and digital devices in general more secure, a number of big Internet companies have recently announced a new collaboration that will focus on making open source projects "easier for everyone".
A group of German researchers have audited TextSecure, the popular open source encrypted messaging application for Android, and the news is good.
At this year's Virus Bulletin conference held last month in Seattle, security researcher Patrick Wardle spoke about methods of malware persistence on Mac OS X.
Facebook has open-sourced osquery, a framework that exposes an operating system as a high-performance relational database and allows developers to write SQL-based queries to explore operating systems, diagnose problems, troubleshoot performance issues, and so on.