All posts on December, 2015


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Software with the most vulnerabilities in 2015: Mac OS X, iOS, and Flash

What software had the most publicly-disclosed vulnerabilities this year? The winner is none other than Apple’s Mac OS X with 384 vulnerabilities. The runner up? Apple’s iOS with 375 vulnerabilities. Rounding out the top five are Adobe’s Flash Player with 314 vulnerabilities, Adobe’s AIR SDK with 246 vulnerabilities, and Adobe AIR itself also with 246 […]

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Twitter revives Politwoops for saving politicians’ deleted tweets

Twitter officially announced the return of Politwoops on Thursday. After a four-month absence, Twitter reached an agreement with political watchdog groups the Sunlight Foundation and the Open State Foundation to revive the site, which logs deleted tweets from politicians. Although some of the saved tweets were deleted for simple typos or minor errors, others are more embarrassing, and the site […]

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Martech in 2015: $17B in funding, $87B in exits, and more fragmented than ever

VB INSIGHT: There has been $17 billion in funding, spread over 313 businesses, generated within the marketing technology industry this year. While that is down from last year’s impressive $47 billion total — which was distributed across 487 organizations — it is still impressive for a sector that has yet to find its footing outside of the Fortune 500. […]

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