New fuzzing tool picks up insecure USB driver code – Security- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Two researchers say they have found a new approach to hunting for potentially serious bugs in the hardware drivers for the Universal Serial Bus interface, by emulating the peripherals in software. Matthias Payer at the federal polytechnic school in Lausanne, Switzerland, and Hui Peng at Purdue University, United States, said [pdf] that they leveraged open-source […]

Source Code Of Contact Tracing App Made Public In India- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Read Article India said on Tuesday it was making public the source code of its coronavirus contact-tracing app Aarogya Setu for Google’s (GOOGL.O) Android smartphones, a move digital rights activists said will boost the security of users. The bulk of India’s roughly 500 million smartphone users have Android devices and the source code for the […]

New from Satellite 2020: GitHub Codespaces, GitHub Discussions, securing code- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Read Article GitHub is home to thousands of software communities, from open source projects to enterprises, from small teams to the largest organizations. This year’s Satellite, GitHub’s first virtual conference, is all about giving communities tools to come together to solve the problems that matter to them and removing barriers that stand in their way. […]

Health minister now unsure if source code for COVID contact tracing app is safe to release – Security – Software – Storage- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Health minister Greg Hunt has put a question mark over whether a promise to release all source code for the federal government’s forthcoming COVID-19 contact tracing app is actually possible due to security concerns. Talking on Triple M Hobart’s ‘The Spoonman’ show with Brian Carlton on Tuesday, Hunt would not commit or back up Government […]

Govt to release source code of forthcoming ‘COVID trace’ app – Security – Software- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

The Government has committed to release the source code and privacy impact assessment for its forthcoming ‘COVID trace’ contact tracing app. Minister for Government Services, Stuart Robert, said Saturday afternoon that the app – which “simply digitises a manual process” and will be “available in the next week or two for Australians to use”. “Right […]