Ecologists warn of overreliance on unvetted computer source code by researchers
Indian hacker lords have Symantec antivirus code
Science is in a reproducibility crisis: How do we resolve it?
Over the past few years, there has been a growing awareness that many experimentally established "facts" don't seem to hold up to repeated investigation.
Hackers steal data from 2.9mn Adobe customers
Software titan Adobe Systems warned that hackers stole credit card numbers and other information relating to nearly three million customers.
Academic group says it's time for researches to begin sharing source code
An intelligent robot to exterminate Internet bugs
(Phys.org) —BugBuster: one bot can test almost every function on a website. This tiny revolution for web developers means great gains in time and reliability. To overcome problems that come with using websi ...
Computer security firm Symantec extorted by hackers
Computer security firm Symantec on Tuesday confirmed it tried to turn the tables on hackers who threatened to release stolen source code if a demand for $50,000 was not met.
GSM system about to be compromised
Symantec urges users to disable pcAnywhere
Symantec is recommending that users of its pcAnywhere software disable the product following the theft of source code from the US computer security firm.
Software That's Resilient Against Hacker Attack
Whole-genome sequencing of Africa's hunter-gatherers elucidates human variation and ancient interbreeding
Human diversity in Africa is greater than any place else on Earth. Differing food sources, geographies, diseases and climates offered many targets for natural selection to exert powerful forces on Africans ...
HP exploring using Android software in computers
Leading US computer maker Hewlett-Packard said Tuesday it is studying the possibility of building machines based on Google-backed Android operating systems.
Adobe embracing Apple-favored online video format
Adobe Systems on Wednesday put aside its tiff with Apple and told thousands of software developers it is embracing the online video format preferred by the maker of iPhones, iPods and iPads.
US drone to map ancient Peru ruins
Archeologists in Peru plan to use a US-made drone to survey ancient Andean ruins, in the latest civilian application of the unmanned aerial vehicles used to hunt militants in the world's war zones.