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More disturbing than this Security hole, sites are STILL using CGI

A security vulnerability was discovered in Bash, the preferred shell of most users of the *nix OSes including myself. The following is good explanation of what the problem is and why it is important: The root of the problem is

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NEWS FLASH!! Pot calls Kettle “BLACK”

From Reuters: (Reuters) – Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg blasted the U.S. government’s electronic surveillance practices on Thursday, saying he’d personally called President Barack Obama to voice his displeasure. “When our engineers work tirelessly to improve security, we imagine

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Unacceptable Apple

Apple, and it customers have been trying to deal with there latest and greatest security threat, know as the Flashback malware.  Apple has finally released tool to identify and remove the malware from a system … for Lion users ONLY:

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Security breach at TripAdvisor

WARNING: If you use TripAdvisor: TripAdvisor is the latest company to announce a security breach of its customer email addresses. The travel advice company has published limited details of the incident at http://www.tripadvisor.com/vpages/more_information.html, but is still investigating when the breach

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Federal Government wants to wiretap the Internet … the fools

WASHINGTON — Federal law enforcement and national security officials are preparing to seek sweeping new regulations for the Internet, arguing that their ability to wiretap criminal and terrorism suspects is “going dark” as people increasingly communicate online instead of by

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