Article: Critical Flaw Found In Widely Used Netmask Open Source Module

Code, Innovation, Open Software, Open Source, Open Space

Critical Flaw Found In Widely Used Netmask Open Source Module

Security researchers analyzing a widely used open source component have discovered security vulnerabilities that leave hundreds of thousands of software applications vulnerable to attack, according to a report released Monday.

The group of five researchers found the security vulnerabilities in netmask, an open source library used in a staggering 270,000 software projects. According to the report, the flaws open the door to a wide range of malicious attacks that could enable attackers to ferry malicious code into a protected network, or siphon sensitive data out of one.

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Article: Fabrick partners with Microsoft Italy to promote open banking

Money, Open Governance, Open Source

Fabrick partners with Microsoft Italy to promote open banking

Open banking solution provider Fabrick has expanded its collaboration with Microsoft Italy to promote its solutions and enhance financial sector innovation with cloud computing and other technologies.

As part of the partnership, Fabrick’s solutions will become part of the Microsoft Commercial Marketplace, Microsoft’s financial ecosystem. Fabrick says this will strengthen its market presence, “allowing for multiple companies across Europe to benefit from the new open banking and open payment solutions”.

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