Topic: security vulnerabilities

Microsoft uses machine learning to combat security vulnerabilities

Microsoft is applying machine learning and deep neural networks to its software security approach. The company announced a new research project, neural fuzzing, designed to augment traditional fuzzing techniques, discover vulnerabilities, and learn from past software experiences. The research is based on Microsoft’s Security Risk Detection tool that incorporates artificial intelligence to find and detect … continue reading

Adobe releases Flash security update

For anyone out there still using Adobe’s Flash Player, the company has just announced a significant security update. According to an Adobe security bulletin, the patch addresses “critical vulnerabilities that could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system.” In total, the company found 23 security loopholes, as well as reports of … continue reading

Google Code-in competition, Android OTA updates, and IBM Swift Sandbox—SD Times news digest: Dec. 8, 2015

Google wants students to go beyond an Hour of Code. The company has announced the Google Code-in competition, a seven-week competition where students work on real software projects and get help from mentors. Students can browse from hundreds of tasks from 14 open-source organizations ranging from healthcare, desktop and portable computing, to game development, and … continue reading

Smartwatches pose huge security risks, HP says

Smartwatch users might want to think twice about the information they plug into their wearable device, as a recent study from HP revealed a majority of these technologies have serious security flaws. “Smartwatches have only just started to become a part of our lives, but they deliver a new level of functionality that could potentially … continue reading

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