Java Developers Aren’t Applying Security Patches, Report Finds

John K. Waters: Application security vendor Veracode has released the "2017 State of Software Security Report," and the results paint an unflattering picture of Java developers. An alarming 88 percent of Java applications contain at least one vulnerable component, the Continue reading Java Developers Aren’t Applying Security Patches, Report Finds

With WeWork And Flatiron School Merger, Coding Bootcamps Are Set To Proliferate

April Joyner: It’s been a rocky year for several coding schools. But Adam Enbar, the Flatiron School’s cofounder, believes now is the time to grow. This year hasn’t been the kindest to coding schools. Over the summer, two of them Continue reading With WeWork And Flatiron School Merger, Coding Bootcamps Are Set To Proliferate

Kaspersky Is Opening Its Code For Independent Review After Being Accused Of Spying For Russia

Gwyn D’Mello: After reports indicated cybersecurity company Kaspersky was using its anti-malware client to spy on US intelligence agencies for Russia, the company is now scrambling to prove its innocence on the international scene. Kaspersky Labs has just announced what Continue reading Kaspersky Is Opening Its Code For Independent Review After Being Accused Of Spying For Russia

Apple Gave Uber’s App ‘Unprecedented’ Access To Sensitive Apple Features That Can Record iPhone Screens

Kif Leswing: Uber’s iPhone app has a secret back door to powerful Apple features, allowing the ride-hailing service to potentially record a user’s screen and access other personal information without their knowledge. This access to special iPhone functions… Read the Continue reading Apple Gave Uber’s App ‘Unprecedented’ Access To Sensitive Apple Features That Can Record iPhone Screens