GitHub is currently involved in a massive denial of service attack, with the barrage now moving past the 24 hour mark. The attack is being administered by Chinese internet giant Baidu.
The annual Pwn2Own fest has given software developers a decent headache, thanks to newfangled bugs discovered in Adobe Flash and Reader, Microsoft’s Windows and IE, and Mozilla’s Firefox.
Michael Nygard’s Circuit Breaker Pattern has been adopted by Netflix and been established as a central part of Resilient Software Design. Its acclaimed author explains the benefits of Resilient Software Design and why it matters exactly how we fail.
Tails 1.3, the Amnesic Incognito Live System famously used by Edward Snowden, has just been released and introduces the Electrum Bitcoin Wallet, on top of addressing numerous security concerns.
With new technologies come new security risks. IoT Conference speaker Paul Fremantle looks at the challenges of IoT security.
In the wake of the MongoDB insecurity debacle, Lukas Eder writes that the solution is a wider variety of skills in a developer team.
MongoDB are back in the spotlight for all the wrong reasons. Up to 40,000 MongoDB databases have been found open and unsecured by a team of students, showing us how potential cybercriminals could access sensitive and important data.
Netflix has created a platform to monitor their own programmer’s mistakes, using tools that are soon to be released as open source. The aim is to become proactive about data leakage and boost security of assets via in-house technology.
A new law recently passed in China will require foreign tech companies servicing banks in the country to release their source code and give back-door access in order to continue doing business. Foreign business groups are objecting to the new policies.
Apple have entered the mobile payment platform game with Apple Pay, a mobile wallet that lets you checkout without using an actual card. We take a look at the technical details behind the FinTech platform.
Linux founder Linus Torvalds has gone on the record about Linux security disclosures, and his desire to be more responsible with security disclosure timeframes.
In the wake of the Paris attacks, U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron has proposed an encryption ban that would have dire consequences for digital Britain.
We take a look at 10 epic events that have left programmers licking their wounds and the world reeling from the consequences of computer bugs and programming errors.
The analyst outfit’s most recent assessment of the containerisation tool found the software to be reliable overall but ‘immature’ in admin and management standards.