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Roundup This week brought with it a Supermicro shoring up firmware security, a North Korean hacking charge, and a spying anti-adware macOS tool getting yanked by Apple from its App Store. Elsewhere, we had…

BrokenType broken out with source code release

A software vulnerability probing tool called BrokenType had appeared in public on GitHub for folks to use.

Developed by Googler Mateusz Jurczyk – though it is not an official Chocolate Factory project – BrokenType lets you fuzz code that handles OpenType and TrueType fonts to find memory corruption errors can could be exploited to execut malicious software (such as the ones behind critical Microsoft patches).

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