The world-changing libwww is 20 years old today.
Debian gets served by Bytemark.
Patch Tuesday: Microsoft to plug holes in Windows Defender. Microsoft’s Patch Tuesday on 9 April will be an important spring cleaning day; the company plans to implement nine security bulletins. One of the bulletins deals with vulnerabilities in Windows Defender for Windows 8 and RT; the hole is rated as important and can be exploited to…
Mozilla Project celebrates 15 years.
In Home Services.
Russian malware spies on US ATMs.
Nokia lines up patents against VP8 video codec.
First beta of PHP 5.5 with new accelerator.
Weakened password hashing found in Cisco devices.
Ubuntu to halve support length for non-LTS releases. In a meeting of the Ubuntu Technical Board last night, the technical leadership of Canonical’s Linux distribution decided to halve the support time for non-LTS releases to nine months. At the same time, the developers want to make it easier for users of the distribution to get…
ChromeOS was unreliably exploited at Pwnium 2013. Google has revealed that ChromeOS didn’t get through its Pwnium 2013 security competition completely unscathed. The company said that while there were no winning entries, it had reserved the right to, and had, awarded a partial prize of $40,000 to “Pinkie Pie” who had submitted a “plausible bug…
Rails updates to 3.2.13 to close denial of service and XSS holes.