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Secure coding attracts interest, investment

Security firm @stake helps developers search computer code for errors, security holes. A new product from computer security firm @stake Inc. will help developers search computer code for errors, security holes and other flaws that malicious hackers can use to break applications — and break into computers. On Monday, @stake, of Cambridge, Massachusetts, will unveil SmartRisk Analyzer, an application security modeling and analysis tool that scans computer code written in the C, C++, and Java languages for flaws such as buffer overflows that, if left undetected, pose security risks for customers using finished software products. Using a technique called “deep binary analysis,” the new product scans computer code after it is “compiled,” or translated into binary code, the zeros and ones that are the foundation of all computer languages. Full Story

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