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.
Administrators of sites that run Drupal 7, and have not yet updated to version 7.32 or have done so later than 7 hours after the public revelation of the highly critical SQL injection vulnerability (CVE-2014-3704) on October 15, are advised to consider their site as potentially compromised and proceed to fix the issue.
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