The Linux Foundation has pulled its sites offline due to a security breach that occurred on 8 September, which it believes was in connection with an attack on kernel.org.
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The project theSkyNet, aimed at harnessing users' spare computing cycles to analyse radio signals from space, has been inadvertently publicly broadcasting the details of users that have been contributing to the project.
Australian software development company Atlassian has acquired SourceTree, a distributed version control system (DVCS) client and Subversion source control tool, and made it free for a limited time.
Patches have been released for file-networking protocol software, Samba, revealing that the software, which is used extensively in Macs and Linux, has been subject to a critical vulnerability for five years.
The number of developers making their applications compliant with the Department of Treasury's Standard Business Reporting (SBR) program has quintupled, with a slew of SBR-compliant applications expected in the next six to 12 months.
Many have seen Adobe's choice to ditch Flash Player for mobile as a sign that it has conceded the fight to be included on Apple's mobile devices, but the company actually just thinks there is little future use in browser-based Flash for mobile.
Facebook is aiming to tap into the local expertise of Australian developers with a consultant program, by picking out a panel of candidates to recommend to businesses who want to create apps for the social network.
Anonymous has launched its own operating system, Anonymous-OS, which fits out wannabe hackers with a suite of tools that they could use to get started on a path of crime.
The controversial Anonymous-OS has been removed from SourceForge after the hosting platform questioned the transparency of the project and stated that users could be at risk by downloading it.
Mozilla has cautiously released Firefox 11 after security concerns initially resulted in the organisation planning to delay the release.