Is the Path to Secure Elections Paved With Open Source Code?

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Increased use of open source software could fortify U.S. election system security, according to former CIA head R. James Woolsey and Bash creator Brian J. Fox. The two made their case for open source elections software after security researchers demonstrated how easy it was to crack some election machines at the recent DefCon hacking conference in Las Vegas. “Despite its name, open-source software is less vulnerable to hacking than the secret, black box systems like those being used in polling places now,” Woolsey and Fox wrote….
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Mystery phone code named Xiaomi Helium hits Geekbench

Mystery phone code named Xiaomi Helium hits Geekbench

A mysterious smartphone that goes under code name Xiaomi Helium appeared recently on Geekbench’s database for benchmarks and revealed some of its technical specs. Join GizChina on Telegram Obviously Xiaomi Helium is definitely not its real name but …
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Gears of War 4: Ultimate Edition XBOX ONE / Windows 10 [Digital Code]

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Gears of War 4: Ultimate Edition XBOX ONE / Windows 10 [Digital Code]

Supports Xbox Play Anywhere: yours to play on both Xbox One and Windows 10 PC at no additional cost. A new saga begins for one of the most acclaimed video game franchises in history. After narrowly escaping an attack on their village, JD Fenix and his …
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Xbox Wireless Controller – Gears of War 4 Crimson Omen Limited Edition
Equip yourself with the Xbox Wireless Controller – Gears of War 4 Crimson Omen Limited Edition, featuring a laser-etched design, o…

Watch Dogs 2 – Xbox One
Explore the birthplace of the tech revolution as Marcus Holloway, a brilliant young hacker who has fallen victim to ctOS 2.0’s pre…

ReCore – Xbox One
From the legendary creator Keiji Inafune and the makers of Metroid Prime comes “ReCore”, an action-adventure masterfully craft…

Controller Gear Gears of War 4 Crimson Omen – Limited Edition Controller Stand v2.0 – Red – Xbox One
Officially Licensed and Exclusively Designed for Xbox One Limited Edition Gears of War 4 Controller Stand. This Controller Stand …

Gears of War 4: Season Pass – Xbox One Digital Code
Rev up your Lancers for co-op and multiplayer with the Gears of War 4 Season Pass. Join this VIP experience and score the followin…

£180 off Samsung Galaxy S8 with our exclusive TR180S8 deal code

£180 off Samsung Galaxy S8 with our exclusive TR180S8 deal code

We’ve bagged an exclusive discount code from Mobiles.co.uk that means you can buy the Samsung Galaxy S8 for the cheapest price it’s EVER been. It may sound too good to be true, but you’re not dreaming – enter the code TR180S8 at the checkout and claim £ …
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Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus (S8+) (SM-G955FD) 4GB RAM / 64GB ROM 6.2-Inch 12MP 4G LTE Dual SIM FACTORY UNLOCKED – International Stock No Warranty (ORCHID GRAY)
Boundaries removed The Infinity Display has an incredible end-to-end screen that spills over the phone¡¦s sides, forming a compl…

Samsung Galaxy S8+ S-View Flip Cover with Kickstand, Black
The Samsung Galaxy S8+ S-View Flip Cover enables you to see and interact with your phone screen through the front of the case. Res…

Samsung Galaxy S8+ 64GB Unlocked Phone – 6.2″ Screen – International Version (Arctic Silver)
Latest Galaxy phone with Infinity Display, Duel Pixel Camera, iris scanning and Ip68-rated water and dust resistance. The phone co…

Samsung Galaxy S8+ Clear Protective Cover, Black
The Samsung Galaxy S8+ Clear Protective Cover is an easy-to-hold, durable case that protects your phone without sacrificing style….

Samsung EP-PG920IBUGUS Wireless Charging Pad with 2A Wall Charger- Black Sapphire
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Dvmap Malware Injects Malicious Code Into System Files

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Malware in the mobile space has finally made the leap into full-on code injection, thanks to Dvmap. Found by Kapersky, Dvmap is believed to be the very first malware for Android to ever hide a malicious payload, and then unleash it and directly inject it into a device’s system files. This is accomplished through clever hiding of files and use of encryption, and means that the infection will survive removal with root tools, and even a factory reset. Only a complete reformat of the system can cure a case of Dvmap that has run its full course. Since very few manufacturers’ tools have leaked onto the internet for everyday users to use, and since a very small swath of the Android d…
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