Security

Tuukka Turunen

Qt Weekly #26: Protecting your application against hacking

Published Tuesday February 17th, 2015 | 7 Comments on Qt Weekly #26: Protecting your application against hacking
Posted in Biz Circuit & Dev Loop, Licensing, Security

Open-source applications are open by nature, indented and encouraged for tweaking, hacking and further development. For a business critical application or a device there sometimes is desire to make it closed and prevent modifications. Because of the dual licensing, Qt offers a commercial license option that is well suited for making closed applications and devices […]

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Tuukka Turunen

Heartbleed Bug (CVE-2014-0160) and Qt

Published Thursday April 10th, 2014 | 3 Comments on Heartbleed Bug (CVE-2014-0160) and Qt
Posted in Security

Although Qt as such is not affected by the Heartbleed Bug (CVE-2014-0160) found in OpenSSL, it affects users of Qt, so I wanted to write a short summary about the topic. As defined at http://heartbleed.com: “The Heartbleed Bug is a serious vulnerability in the popular OpenSSL cryptographic software library. This weakness allows stealing the information protected, […]

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