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Android 4.4.4. available for the Nexus 5 and other Nexus devices

Android 4.4.4

The Android 4.4.3 update is still rolling out for many devices, but that did not stop Google to release a new update for its Nexus devices, the Android 4.4.4 KitKat. With Google’s annual I/O event approaching rapidly, no one expected Google to make any changes. Today however, they posted the factory images and binaries of Android 4.4.4 for many recent ...

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Heartbleed wont happen again thanks to Google, Facebook and others

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A disastrous event like the Heartbleed bug is sometimes needed to convince big companies to cast aside their differences and work together. Tech giants have agreed for the first time to fund a multi-million dollar initiative that will help protect open source projects, including OpenSSL. The Core Infrastructure Initiative housed at The Linux Foundation will be a three-year effort with at ...

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Heartbleed threatening OpenSSL’s reliability

OpenSSL_Heartbleed

Heartbleed is an error in OpenSSL, the open-source encryption standard used by many websites that need to transmit the data that users want to keep confidential. For instance, this is used when you’re sending an email or chatting on IM. This encryption works by making it so that any data being sent apparently looks absurd to anyone but the intended ...

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