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sourceforge.net
12 years ago
small-community-5

Hiding malware in plain sight?

As a previous reviewer points out, it is likely that not all of the sourceforge binaries are safe. Some of it could even be malicious. But the saving grace is that open source software gets enormous pairs of eyes to look at the source code. A lot of those belong to people that are pretty thorough. People try to build and check if their binaries match the downloadable versions. Sources are reviewed for bugs, back doors, etc. Is it possible to hide malware in plain sight? Possible, but not probabl...

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sourceforge.net
12 years ago
small-community-5

Safe place to get open source tools.

Reliable place to get good projects, tools for usage/contribution

sourceforge.net
12 years ago
small-community-4

I doubt is all code on sourceforge.net is good

- Some of it may be intentionally malicious
- Some of it may have vulnerabil...

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sourceforge.net
12 years ago
small-community-5

SourceForge

Home of lots of reasonably good programs and pet projects.