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Posted by on Jun 6, 2012 in Infosec, Malware | 0 comments

Techs ask for Stuxnet-Duqu-Flame code, say that is opensource !!

Techs ask for Stuxnet-Duqu-Flame code, say that is opensource !!

Duqu Framework Techs from CrySyS an information security blog says that the latest series of state sponsored cyber attack malware uses open source libraries. The malware uses a number of libraries to perform number of activities associated with its purpose like compress files, connect to remote servers, store information in  databases. Based on the information collected from these malware like Stuxnet, Duqu and Flame the guys at crysys have reported few libraries which are supposedly used in their codes.Duqu: modified LZO for .zdata: LZO and the LZO algorithms and implementations are distributed under the terms if the GNU General Public License (GPL). Flame: putty – MIT licenselibbz2 – BSD-style licensezlib – very permissive license http://www.gzip.org/zlib/zlib_license.htmlSQLite – public domainLua – MIT license On a lighter note, they say since the malware uses open-source code they should give the codes of these malware too !! source :...

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Posted by on Dec 10, 2011 in Web OS | 0 comments

HP makes Web OS open-source, mobile OS wars gets dirtier

HP makes Web OS open-source, mobile OS wars gets dirtier

Web OS HP‘s CEO Mig Whitman has announced HP would make the Web OS opensource. HP acquired Web OS with its Palm acquisition  for  1.2 Billion last year. HP’s short lived CEO Leo Apotheker had decided to ditch the company’s Web OS along with it’s Mobile division , His successor Whitman decided to review her company’s decision and announced the decision to make Web OS available to the open-source community. Whitman has said, though Web OS would be made open-source it would not let be fragmented like Android. The fate of this decision are at the hands of the manufactures who should adopt it and the hands of the developers who should be willing to develop apps for this platform else it would meet the same end as Symbian (remember Nokia’s made the Symbian open-source, but it did not have a great future).   Mobile OS wars is getting dirtier day by day with main contenders being Android, iOS, Windows Mobile and the upcoming Windows 8.  It would be interesting to see the...

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Posted by on Nov 17, 2011 in Android Tablets, ROM, Tablets | 0 comments

Amazon gives source code of kindle fire, Hackers in delight mode

Amazon gives source code of kindle fire, Hackers in delight mode

Amazon today gave away the Source code for its Android powered kindle fire . The tablet-ebook reader is powered by gingerbread version of Android. Hacker’s have already found a way to install Android Market in the tablet which was not included by default and with the release of the source code it has only made things easier for them. Grab the source after the jump, Amazon kindle fire source code...

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Posted by on Sep 24, 2011 in Linux | 0 comments

OpenShot 1.4 Released! Download it Now!!

OpenShot 1.4 Released! Download it Now!!

OpenShot 1.4 has been released after 6 months of development. For those who don’t know what OpenShot is, it is the ultimate video editing software for linux and more over it is open source and completely free !! Video released  by Openshot developers Feature List for OpenShot 1.4: Timeline improvements (middle mouse dragging on the canvas) More stable video & audio effects engine Powerful color correction and adjustments Many new & exciting video & audio effects 15 new video profiles & updated descriptions New 3D animations New transitions Many enhancements to the project files tree Improved internationalization & translations Removed use of the “melt” command line (depending on your MLT version) Thumbnail improvements (clip thumbnails update based on IN/OUT, file thumbnails regenerate if missing) Improved title editing New keyboard shortcuts Improved color accuracy with 3D animated title color pickers TONS of bug fixes and speed improvements! Works best with MLT 0.7.4+, but is still compatible with older versions Want to know every single bug fix, enhancement, and new features? View the full list....

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