Upcoming additions to the WebAssembly standard may render useless some of the mitigations put up at the browser level against Meltdown and Spectre attacks, according to John Bergbom, a security researcher at Forcepoint.
Microsoft fixed yesterday a faulty Debian package that was messing with users' OS settings during its installation routine. The faulty package that was causing all the problems was Open R v3.5. Open R is an enhanced version of the R programming language maintained by Microsoft.
Security researchers have disclosed today details about a critical vulnerability impacting open source coding libraries that handle archived files.
Mobile app developers are going through the same growing pains that the webdev scene has gone through in the 90s and 2000s when improper input validation led to many security incidents.
A new feature proposal for the Python programming language wants to add "transparency" to the runtime and let security and auditing tools view when Python may be running potentially dangerous operations.
Oracle plans to drop support for data serialization/deserialization from the main body of the Java language, according to Mark Reinhold, chief architect of the Java platform group at Oracle.
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Every year, the Stack Overflow team polls its userbase on various topics, in what has now become the most anticipated survey on the developer market, mainly because its results are the most accurate indicators of rising/falling programming trends, salary medians, and workforce diversity.
Some of the most influential voices in the PHP community have united on a project to improve the security of the PHP ecosystem.
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A survey of 1,700 bug bounty hunters registered on the HackerOne platform reveals that top white-hat hackers make on average 2.7 times more money than the average salary of a software engineer in the same country.
Google has published details about a new coding technique created by the company's engineers that any developer can deploy and prevent Spectre attacks.
Microsoft is considering adding Python as one of the official Excel scripting languages, according to a topic on Excel's feedback hub opened last month.