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VirusTotal tackles the tricky false positives problem plaguing antivirus software

VirusTotal, a Google-owned online malware scanning service, is creating a whitelist of products from large software vendors to reduce bad detections by antivirus programs.

False positive detections are common in the antivirus industry. 623 more words

Technology

How science works

My previous post discussed the myths surrounding the “replication crisis” in psychology/neuroscience research. As usual, it became way too long and I didn’t even cover several additional points I wanted to mention. 1,611 more words

The Myths about Replication

I have talked about replication a lot in my previous posts and why I believe it is central to healthy science. Unfortunately, a lot of myths surround replication and how it should be done. 5,012 more words

Why all research findings are false

(Disclaimer: For those who have not seen this blog before, I must again point out that the views expressed here are those of the demonic Devil’s Neuroscientist, not those of the poor hapless Sam Schwarzkopf whose body I am possessing. 20 more words

False Positives

Why all research findings are false

(Disclaimer: For those who have not seen this blog before, I must again point out that the views expressed here are those of the demonic Devil’s Neuroscientist, not those of the poor hapless Sam Schwarzkopf whose body I am possessing. 20 more words

Faults in Linux: Using freed memory

As part of my project, while reading the reports, I came to know about bugs, using X after freeing it.  There were many… 322 more words

Open Source Contribution

Of self-correction and selfless errors

I had originally planned to discuss today’s topic at a later point, perhaps as part of my upcoming post about the myths of replication. However, discussions surrounding my previous posts, as well as the on-going focus on the use of… 3,301 more words