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by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#934 Mozilla will fund code audits for open source software
“The Fund is part of the Mozilla Open Source Support program (MOSS) and has been allocated $500,000 in initial funding, which will cover audits of some widely-used open source libraries and programs,” Chris Riley, Mozilla’s Head of Public Policy, explained.

“But we hope this is only the beginning. We want to see the numerous companies and governments that use open source join us and provide additional financial support.”

Projects that want Mozilla’s help must be open source/free software and must be actively maintained, but they have a much better probability to being chosen if the software is commonly used and is vital to the continued functioning of the Internet or the Web.
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#934 Mozilla will fund code audits for open source software
#933 “Bluetooth 5” spec coming next week with 2x more range and 4x better speed
#932 Lurk Banker trojan: Exclusively for Russia
#931 JIGSAW crypto-ransomware turns customer-centric, uses chat for ransom attempts
#930 Ransomware dominates the threat landscape
#929 Symantec: Latest intelligence for May 2016
#928 An interview with the Russian hacker probably selling your password right now
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