At least in theory, DevOps should help improve security for most businesses but some of the tools that DevOps workers use are actually opening up new security holes, experts speaking at RSA in San Francisco said this week.
A major new security vulnerability that affects the Bash shell has been touted as being the most dangerous threat to Internet security ever.
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In the wake of the Heartbleed bug, The Linux Foundation has announced that 12 leading tech companies have each pledged $100,000 per year over the next three years to fund open source projects aimed at improving open source software.
HTC produces the three most popular Android smartphones vulnerable to the Heartbleed bug--the HTC Evo, One S and One X--according to data compiled by security firm Lookout from 100,000 Heartbleed Detector users.
The Heartbleed flaw, a hole in the OpenSSL software that enables two-thirds of websites to encrypt data, is also present in millions of Android devices, reports Ars Technica.