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Swedish judge upholds detention order for Assange

Security Alerts by Computerworld - Wed, 16/07/2014 - 17:07
A Stockholm District Court judge ruled on Wednesday that the Swedish detention order against WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange, issued on allegations of sexual assault, will remain in force.
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Apple-IBM deal threatens Android's enterprise push

Security Alerts by Computerworld - Wed, 16/07/2014 - 16:57
The new Apple-IBM partnership seems sure to help Apple sell more iPads to businesses, but it may also be setting off alarm bells at mobile device management companies large and small.
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RHBA-2014:0880-1: hwcert-client-1.6.5 bug fix update

Red Hat Errata - Wed, 16/07/2014 - 16:50
Red Hat Enterprise Linux: Updated hwcert-client-1.6.5 packages that fix one bug are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux Hardware Certification.
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SSL Blacklist project exposes certificates used by malware

Security Alerts by Computerworld - Wed, 16/07/2014 - 15:16
Botnet tracking outfit Abuse.ch has launched a project to list SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) certificates used by some malware programs to hide their communications.
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RHEA-2014:0879-1: hwcert-client-info-1.6.5 enhancement update

Red Hat Errata - Wed, 16/07/2014 - 14:30
Red Hat Enterprise Linux: Updated hwcert-client-info-1.6.5 package that adds one enhancement is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux Hardware Certification.
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RHSA-2014:0876-1: Moderate: ruby193-rubygem-activerecord security update

Red Hat Errata - Wed, 16/07/2014 - 14:30
Red Hat Enterprise Linux: Updated ruby193-rubygem-activerecord packages that fix one security issue are now available for Red Hat Software Collections 1. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having Moderate security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in the References section. CVE-2014-3482
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RHEA-2014:0875-1: openstack-cts-5.0

Red Hat Errata - Wed, 16/07/2014 - 14:30
Red Hat Enterprise Linux: A new openstack-cts package is now available, it provides the Red Hat Enterprise Linux Open Stack Platform 5.0 Certification Test Suite.
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Sony gaming websites down over unpaid bills

Security Alerts by Computerworld - Wed, 16/07/2014 - 13:31
Sony on Wednesday was struggling to ensure access to game-related websites that went offline apparently because of unpaid domain name bills.
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Kenneth van Wyk: We can't just blame users

Security Alerts by Computerworld - Wed, 16/07/2014 - 12:23
Yes, users sometimes do stupid things. Some always will. But developers need to do more to save users from themselves.
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Dead in Japan? Yahoo Ending has all you need

Security Alerts by Computerworld - Wed, 16/07/2014 - 09:20
If you kick the bucket in Japan, Yahoo has a new service that can delete your online data as well as your mortal remains.
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RHSA-2014:0877-1: Moderate: ror40-rubygem-activerecord security update

Red Hat Errata - Wed, 16/07/2014 - 06:20
Red Hat Enterprise Linux: Updated ror40-rubygem-activerecord packages that fix one security issue are now available for Red Hat Software Collections 1. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having Moderate security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in the References section. CVE-2014-3483
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Data retention 'under active consideration': Brandis

Security Alerts by Computerworld - Wed, 16/07/2014 - 05:40
Attorney-General George Brandis has confirmed that the government is still mulling introducing mandatory data retention for telcos, but it will not be included in the first tranche of national security-related legislation being introduced in parliament today.
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RHBA-2014:0868-1: telnet bug fix update

Red Hat Errata - Wed, 16/07/2014 - 05:10
Red Hat Enterprise Linux: Updated telnet packages that fix two bugs are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
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Cloud, open source power TransLink's Web presence

Linux & Open Source by Computerworld - Wed, 16/07/2014 - 05:01
It was an aging bespoke application that drove TransLink to seek a new content management system, but it was the strength of the community surrounding the open source project that helped the Queensland public transport agency choose Drupal.
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Microsoft rumored to be buying security firm that publicized Active Directory exploit

Security Alerts by Computerworld - Wed, 16/07/2014 - 00:28
Microsoft is thinking about buying an Israeli security company that yesterday posted instructions on how to change Active Directory passwords by exploiting a design flaw.
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Microsoft rumored to be buying security firm that publicized Active Directory exploit

Linux & Open Source by Computerworld - Wed, 16/07/2014 - 00:28
Microsoft is thinking about buying an Israeli security company that yesterday posted instructions on how to change Active Directory passwords by exploiting a design flaw.
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Electoral Commission bucks Senate on voting source code

Linux & Open Source by Computerworld - Tue, 15/07/2014 - 22:31
The Australian Electoral Commission has refused a Senate order to reveal the underlying source code of the EasyCount software used to tabulate votes in upper house elections.
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U.S. malware share rising, Amazon service No.1 in hosting it

Security Alerts by Computerworld - Tue, 15/07/2014 - 19:52
In its quarterly report on global malware distribution and threats, security firm Solutionary Tuesday said that 56% of the malware it captured via sensors and other means was hosted in the U.S.-- a 12% increase from six months ago -- and about half of the malware overall appeared to originate at 10 Internet service and hosting providers.
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RHBA-2014:0871-1: initscripts bug fix update

Red Hat Errata - Tue, 15/07/2014 - 18:40
Red Hat Enterprise Linux: Updated initscripts packages that fix one bug are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server AUS (v 6.2).
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RHBA-2014:0869-1: unixODBC bug fix update

Red Hat Errata - Tue, 15/07/2014 - 18:40
Red Hat Enterprise Linux: Updated unixODBC packages that fix two bugs are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
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