Cyber Resilience Act: manufacturers responsible for open-source code
New obligations must protect laptops, mobile applications and smart devices from online threats. A revision of the act holds the manufacturers accountable for the cybersecurity of their products. On the financial side, manufacturers also seem to be losing out.
The Cyber Resilience Act (CRA) is ... Read more
Meta doesn’t experience drawbacks from sharing its AI technology
Meta sees no commercial problems in sharing its AI technology. This was stated by Meta's AI scientist, Yann LeCun, at a meeting recently.
Meta has been busy in recent months releasing open-source versions of its LLMs, including Llama 2. According to Meta AI scientist Yann LeCun, the tech giant d... Read more
Version 9.3 of RHEL alternative Rocky Linux generally available
Rocky Linux version 9.3 is generally available. The RHEL alternative thus quickly succeeds version 9.3 of the official RHEL.
Rocky Linux will be available immediately for x86-64, aarch64, ppc64le and s390x architectures. That announced the organization, CIQ, of the free alternative to Red Hat E... Read more
Vulnerabilities go unnoticed by users of open-source software far too often
Every year, Sonatype takes a good look at the software supply chain. In this year's State of the Software Supply Chain report, researchers report that many more malicious packages have been discovered than before. At the same time, a version with a fix is almost always available. Sonatype also foun... Read more
Tidelift shields organizations from the risks of open source
Tidelift has added new capabilities to its Tidelift Subscription. The newly expanded package allows organizations to assess the security of open-source software. Thanks to thousands of collaborations with open-source projects, the company contributes to the reliability of IT environments.
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GNU OS exists 40 years
The open-source operating system GNU, which once formed the basis for Linux, is 40 years old. The "copy left" license for the OS, the GNU General Public License (GPL), has become one of the most popular open-source licenses.
In 1983, Richard Stallman developed the GNU operating system. In recent... Read more
Open-source developers can get started on edge projects, ML and AI
The Linux Foundation is releasing solutions focused on edge infrastructure and the energy sector. It also announces collaborations around machine learning and AI with Fujitsu and ETSI.
The Linux Foundation's Open Source Summit Europe 2023 brings innovations to the open-source community.
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EnterpriseDB makes PostgreSQL cluster tool open-source
EnterpriseDB is making its Trusted Postgres Architect (TPA) management and automation tool open-source. This should enable users to set up and manage robust database clusters with additional control.
EnterpriseDB is now making the tool open-source, explaining it wants to make it easier for compa... Read more
OpenTelemetry promises an open standard for observability
OpenTelemetry is an observability framework that combines data on logs, traces and metrics. The framework is used as an open standard that makes it possible to immediately link the programming languages and infrastructures your company uses.
Keeping business applications constantly up-to-date ca... Read more
Lazarus hackers use open-source tools for malware infection
North Korean hackers from Lazarus have launched two new sophisticated attacks. Their methods rely on open-source tools and frameworks to install malware, Cisco research has shown.
According to the researchers, the hackers from the Lazarus group, known for the notorious WannaCry ransomware attack... Read more