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Companies Turn Blind Eye to Open Source Security Risks

Many software developers and enterprise users have been lax or oblivious to the need to properly manage open source software, suggest survey results released Tuesday. The report highlights the consequences of failure to establish open source acquisition and usage policies, and to follow best practices. Flexera polled more than 400 commercial software suppliers and in-house […]

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Nokia 6 is Receiving Android 7.1.2 Update Along with October’s Security Patches

Continuing with its promise of delivering timely updates, HMD Global has started rolling out a new software update to the Nokia 6. Multiple users on our forums are reporting that they have received the OTA. This update bumps the software version from Android 7.1.1 to Android 7.1.2 and also brings along the latest security patches from […]

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IBM Touts Top-Notch Security in Next-Gen Linux Mainframe

IBM on Tuesday launched LinuxOne Emperor II, the second generation of its open source mainframe computer system. The new model has a layer of security and privacy not seen in a Linux-based platform before, the company said. “We saw in our success stories for Emperor that security was a recurring theme attracting new customers to […]

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FlashFire Updated to v0.58 with Workaround for Lockscreen Security Issue and Other Minor Fixes

If you have ever used a Samsung device in the early years of Android, there’s a good chance you’ve heard of XDA Senior Recognized Developer Chainfire‘s Mobile ODIN, an on-device firmware flasher that could be used to apply firmware packages. FlashFire is dubbed the spiritual successor to Mobile ODIN, as it can be used to […]

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