Security

Using machine learning to detect software vulnerabilities

A team of researchers from R&D company Draper and Boston University developed a new large-scale vulnerability detection system using machine learning algorithms, which could help to discover software vulnerabilities faster ...

Internet

This tool protects your private data while you browse

A team of computer scientists at the University of California San Diego and Brave Software have developed a tool that will increase protections for users' private data while they browse the web.

Software

New tool detects unsafe security practices in Android apps

Computer scientists at Columbia Engineering have shown for the first time that it is possible to analyze how thousands of Android apps use cryptography without needing to have the apps' actual codes. The team's new tool, ...

Internet

'Trojan Source' bug a novel way to attack program encodings

A pair of security experts at TrojanSource have found a novel way to attack computer source codeā€”one that fools a compiler (and human reviewer) into thinking code is safe. Nicholas Boucher and Ross Anderson, both with the ...

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