1. cageymaru

    Windows Terminal Announcement

    Windows Terminal has been announced by Microsoft. It features a GPU accelerated DirectWrite/DirectX-based text rendering engine and will use the fonts from your PC. Microsoft also announced the release of new fonts for the Windows Terminal. Full customization over the look and control of the...
  2. cageymaru

    The NSA to Release Free "GHIDRA" Reverse Engineering Tool

    The US National Security Agency (NSA) is scheduled to release the "GHIDRA" reverse engineering tool that allows researchers to disassemble executable files into assembly code that can be read and analysed. This will allow members of cyber defense teams around the world to peer into the inner...
  3. AlphaAtlas

    Microsoft Completes $7.5B Github Acquisition

    Today, Microsoft completed their acquisition of the Git hosting service Github. Microsoft payed a cool $7.5 Billion for the company, which they announced back in June. Github's co-founder and former CEO, Chris Wanstrath, is stepping down, and former Xamarin CEO Nat Friedman will start his job as...
  4. DooKey

    Github Gentoo Organization Hacked

    The Github Gentoo organization has been hacked and some of the code repositories received malicious commits to the code. The good news is the repositories that were hit have been reset back to a known good state. Also, they've locked out the compromised account and are re-adding all members to...
  5. FrgMstr

    Microsoft Buys GitHub Confirmed

    Yesterday's rumor has turned into today's confirmation. Microsoft has purchased GitHub for $7.5B. Obviously those guys are smiling because the community is so happy about this. GitHub will retain its developer-first ethos and will operate independently to provide an open platform for all...
  6. DooKey

    TrueAudio Next Version 1.2 Now Available on Github

    The latest version of TrueAudio has been posted on Github by the team. This version offers a new speedup option called the "head-tail" partitioned method. Additionally, there are other enhancements that cutdown on memory use, buffer transfer and synchronization overhead. So head over to Github...
  7. R

    GitHub Accidentally Stored Some Passwords in Plain Text

    Bleeping Computer is reporting that a select number of GitHub users were warned yesterday that due to a flaw in their password reset system, the company had stored their passwords in plain text on internal logs. According to GitHub's email, it's no big deal though because the plain text...
  8. DooKey

    Github Hit by Biggest DDOS Attack Ever Recorded

    Github was hit by the biggest DDoS attack ever recorded (may be paywalled) on Wednesday. According to Akamai Prolexic the attack peaked at 1.3Tbps and this attack utilized memcached servers that return 50 times the data to the IP spoofed address of the victim. This kind of attack is called an...