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Open source web apps often insecure, new tool discovers


Security company Qualys has released a new open source tool, 'BlindElephant', which can accurately fingerprint web applications down to version level in order to better manage the security issues which now plague such software. According to the company, the need for such a tool is pressing.

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Created by yantramosi 7 years 23 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 23 weeks ago
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Suddenly the native app is cool again


If the future is cloud-based applications, we still have a long way to go to realize that vision. Ironically, we may actually be getting ever further away from it even as the cloud assumes central importance in the computing landscape.

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Created by mick 7 years 42 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 42 weeks ago
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Install Prism on Linux for easy to use web apps


If you are a web junkie, or depend upon various web sites and services daily you know how quickly your browser can fill up with tabs. Wouldn't it be nice if you can just use small web apps for these needs?

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Created by junkboxer 8 years 15 weeks ago – Made popular 8 years 15 weeks ago
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Stallman, a man the Free Software movement needs


Last week Richard M. Stallman, founder of the Free Software movement caused some head scratching when he made some remarks about cloud computing and web applications calling them stupid.

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Created by extra 9 years 14 weeks ago – Made popular 9 years 14 weeks ago
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Evan Prodromou (identi.ca) about RMS' worse-than-stupidity statement


I don’t think it would surprise anyone that I respectfully disagree with this statement. I’m very supportive of his concern about cloud computing, and I agree that it’s something that the Free Software and Free Culture communities need to address. But in rejecting all network computing, I think RMS has thrown out the baby with the bathwater.

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Created by mrigns 9 years 15 weeks ago – Made popular 9 years 15 weeks ago
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Another Reason for Open-Source in Web Apps: Data Flow and Syncing


A recent Free Software Magazine article lays out the case for open-source and free software in web applications. I agree with the arguments, but I also  want to add another one that I feel is important.

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Created by sexybeast 9 years 16 weeks ago – Made popular 9 years 16 weeks ago
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Web apps: the next battleground for FOSS?


Concerned about the increasing popularity of Web applications, Marco Barulli of the Clipperz project has written one of the first detailed suggestions about how free and open source software (FOSS) should respond to the trend. Although neither Barulli nor Clipperz is well-known, his ideas are being listened to by such figures as Richard M.

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Created by kitin 9 years 26 weeks ago – Made popular 9 years 26 weeks ago
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