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RHSA-2014:0408-1: Important: java-1.6.0-openjdk security and bug fix update

Red Hat Errata - Thu, 17/04/2014 - 12:40
Red Hat Enterprise Linux: Updated java-1.6.0-openjdk packages that fix various security issues and one bug are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having Important security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section. CVE-2014-0429, CVE-2014-0446, CVE-2014-0451, CVE-2014-0452, CVE-2014-0453, CVE-2014-0456, CVE-2014-0457, CVE-2014-0458, CVE-2014-0460, CVE-2014-0461, CVE-2014-1876, CVE-2014-2397, CVE-2014-2398, CVE-2014-2403, CVE-2014-2412, CVE-2014-2414, CVE-2014-2421, CVE-2014-2423, CVE-2014-2427
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Facebook users targeted by iBanking Android trojan app

Security Alerts by Computerworld - Thu, 17/04/2014 - 11:59
Cybercriminals have started using a sophisticated Android Trojan app designed for e-banking fraud to target Facebook users, possibly in an attempt to bypass the two-factor authentication protection on the social network.
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RHBA-2014:0403-1: syslinux bug fix update

Red Hat Errata - Thu, 17/04/2014 - 11:30
Red Hat Enterprise Linux: Updated syslinux packages that fix one bug are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
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RHBA-2014:0402-1: corosync bug fix update

Red Hat Errata - Thu, 17/04/2014 - 11:30
Red Hat Enterprise Linux: Updated corosync packages that fix one bug are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
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Microsoft extends Windows 8.1 Update migration deadline for business

Security Alerts by Computerworld - Thu, 17/04/2014 - 10:49
Microsoft on Wednesday extended the Windows 8.1 Update migration deadline for businesses by three months, but again told consumers they had less than four weeks to make the move before the company shuts off their patch faucet.
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With Google Glass, the doctor can see you now

Security Alerts by Computerworld - Thu, 17/04/2014 - 10:38
Emergency room physicians at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center are four months into a pilot program where they are using Google's computerized eyeglasses to help treat patients.
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RHBA-2014:0405-1: Red Hat Enterprise MRG Realtime 2.4 bug fix update

Red Hat Errata - Thu, 17/04/2014 - 09:10
Red Hat Enterprise Linux: Updated Red Hat Enterprise MRG Realtime packages that fix several bugs are now available for Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2.4.
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RHBA-2014:0404-1: perl-DateTime-TimeZone bug fix update

Red Hat Errata - Thu, 17/04/2014 - 09:10
RHN Satellite and Proxy: An updated perl-DateTime-TimeZone package that fixes one bug is now available for Red Hat Network Satellite 5.5 and Red Hat Satellite 5.6.
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RHBA-2014:0398-1: nss-softokn bug fix update

Red Hat Errata - Thu, 17/04/2014 - 06:50
Red Hat Enterprise Linux: Updated nss-softokn packages that fix one bug are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
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Windows XP's retirement turns into major security project for Chinese firm

Security Alerts by Computerworld - Thu, 17/04/2014 - 04:42
Microsoft may have retired Windows XP, but one of China's leading security vendors is trying to keep the OS threat-free, and rolling out protection software to hundreds of millions of users in the nation.
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Strong PS4 sales create supply problems for Sony

Security Alerts by Computerworld - Thu, 17/04/2014 - 04:16
Sales of Sony's PlayStation 4 platform have surpassed 7 million units worldwide but supply problems are continuing, the electronics giant said.
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RHBA-2014:0399-1: cluster bug fix update

Red Hat Errata - Thu, 17/04/2014 - 01:00
Red Hat Enterprise Linux: Updated cluster packages that fix one bug are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
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Kim Dotcom says he's set to get assets back

Security Alerts by Computerworld - Thu, 17/04/2014 - 00:47
Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom says he's won a court battle in New Zealand to get back assets taken during his arrest on piracy charges.
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Teen arrested in Heartbleed attack against Canadian tax site

Security Alerts by Computerworld - Wed, 16/04/2014 - 23:31
Canadian police have arrested a 19-year-old man for allegedly using the Heartbleed bug to steal data about taxpayers.
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Fortinet, McAfee, Trend Micro, Bitdefender battle in socially-engineered malware prevention test

Security Alerts by Computerworld - Wed, 16/04/2014 - 21:07
Socially-engineered malware tries to trick users into downloading and executing malicious code through tactics that include everything from fake antivirus to fake utilities to fake upgrades to the operating system and trojanized applications.
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US court rejects Lavabit appeal, cites improper procedural handling

Security Alerts by Computerworld - Wed, 16/04/2014 - 20:51
A U.S. federal court has affirmed contempt charges against Lavabit, rejecting an attempt by company attorneys to argue new issues on appeal.
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Court rejects Lavabit appeal, cites improper procedural handling

Security Alerts by Computerworld - Wed, 16/04/2014 - 20:51
A U.S. federal court has affirmed contempt charges against Lavabit, rejecting an attempt by company attorneys to argue new issues on appeal.
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Still deploying 11n Wi-Fi? You might want to think again

Security Alerts by Computerworld - Wed, 16/04/2014 - 19:05
In this Network World Digital Spotlight, "Harnessing Gigabit Wi-Fi," we do a deep dive on the latest Wi-Fi developments.
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Can Heartbleed be used in DDoS attacks?

Security Alerts by Computerworld - Wed, 16/04/2014 - 19:05
With nearly every major threat to information security, it is not long before security experts ask the question, "Can the threat play a role in distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks?" When it comes to Heartbleed, some people are screaming that the sky is falling, but it is more complicated than that.
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A simple cure for the cybersecurity skills shortage

Security Alerts by Computerworld - Wed, 16/04/2014 - 18:30
An approach that has worked for centuries in all sorts of industries is just as applicable to the security field.
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