Drupal NewsFlash Theme Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability
Google Chrome Prior to 33.0.1750.117 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities
NVIDIA Graphics Driver GPU Access Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
Apache Subversion CVE-2013-2112 Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability
Charity slapped by ICO for insecure user info storage
The British Pregnancy Advice Service (BPAS) has been fined £200,000 after a serious breach exposed thousands of people’s personal details to a malicious hacker.…
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As Computerworld reported, a panel at the RSA Security Conference last week agreed that, if cloud providers are vetted properly, most enterprise workloads and data are safe with those providers. This flies in the face of the common wisdom that cloud computing is inherently less secure and, thus, not a good fit when security and privacy are priorities.
Blow me a fuse, darlin’, I got 499 more where that came from
Something for the Weekend, Sir? Good news – after weeks of slaving over a seemingly interminable office refurb, occupying seven days a week and painstakingly documented in this column ad nauseam, I finally found some time to get some chores done.…
Patent signed off in December revealed day before VMware debuts VSAN
On 3 December, 2013, the US Patent And Trademark Office signed off patent8,601,473, titled “Architecture for managing I/O and storage for a virtualization environment”.…
schwit1 writes “In a David vs. Goliath battle that pitted the Federal Aviation Administration against the operator of a small model airplane, a federal administrative judge has sided with the aircraft’s pilot. The judge has dismissed a proposed $10,000 fine against businessman Raphael Pirker, who used a remotely operated 56-inch foam glider to take aerial video for an advertisement for the University of Virginia Medical Center”
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Forgotten form factors #2: The handheld PC
Way back in 2011 we covered a handy category of portable computer that has completely disappeared. The early A4 portables were a specialist item, much beloved of journalists but not a big hit with the wider world. It took a different design to win those hearts.…
Mozilla Firefox/Thunderbird/SeaMonkey CVE-2014-1479 Security Bypass Vulnerability
Mozilla Firefox/SeaMonkey CVE-2014-1488 Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
Mozilla Network Security Services CVE-2014-1490 Use After Free Memory Corruption Vulnerability
Mozilla Firefox/Thunderbird/SeaMonkey CVE-2014-1478 Multiple Memory Corruption Vulnerabilities
Last month I wrote about Intel’s Bay Trail NUC Kit on Linux and shared some early Intel Bay Trail Linux benchmarks. That earlier testing was done from Ubuntu 13.10 but this DN2820FYKH NUC can also be made to work quite well with Fedora 20. Here’s the experience on setting up Fedora 20 for the Intel Bay Trail NUC Kit and some Ubuntu vs. Fedora benchmarks from this low-power, mini Intel system.
Plus: ‘I’ll invest in sheep, potable water, and tradable women’
Quotw This was the week when MtGox finally admitted that it had probably lost all its Bitcoin investors’ money, although it refused to give any definitive statements.…
Pictures, or it didn’t happen
Not everyone who dabbles in the realm of the Linux OS needs all the enterprise-specific tutelage this guidebook offers. However, it certainly has chapters to enlighten even casual readers interested in learning really useful stuff. Sobell assembles in one spot his accumulated experience as a Linux expert and his keen insights about succeeding with two enterprise workhorse distributions.
Even loans are now subject to regulation under new Financial Conduct Authority rules
Loan-based crowdfunding platforms will be required to hold a certain amount of capital in reserve to mitigate against the risk of their business failing and leaving lenders out of pocket, the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has said.…