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8 Linux Security Improvements In 8 Years
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Charlie Babcock
Charlie Babcock,
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5/8/2015 | 8:41:53 PM
Julia Lawall and other names you don't hear everyday
The Coccinelle scanning tool "is currently maintained mostly by myself and Sebastien Hinderer," writes Julia Lawall, its principal author, "with some contributions from Nicolas Palix, Iago Abal, Chi Pham. Several other people have worked on it at various times over the years."
Charlie Babcock
Charlie Babcock,
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5/6/2015 | 5:24:51 PM
Path to security starts in development
Buffer overflows, integer overflows and format string errors are among the top problems buried in Linux code. "The road to application quality and security starts in development," wrote Zack Samocha, sr. drector of products at Coverity in the  Coverity Security Spotlight Report on Open Source in 2013.

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