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“Darwin Nuke” Vulnerability in OS X and iOS

Kaspersky Lab security researchers have discovered a vulnerability in the kernel of Darwin – an open-source component of both the OS X and iOS operating systems. 389 more words


Cybersecurity threats 2015: Four new vulnerabilities in the Cisco products

Four new vulnerabilities in the Cisco products

Four Cisco security products are vulnerable to the DDoS and XSS attacks. Four new vulnerabilities have been found in the Cisco products. 408 more words

IT Security News


“I AM currently sitting next to my 16 month old son in C8 who has been admitted due to a respiratory infection and Crout, which has left him having complications while breathing. 461 more words

OpenSSL Project Fixes 12 Security Issues

The OpenSSL Project has released fixes to address a dozen flaws in the open source cryptographic protocol implementation (OpenSSL Security Advisory). One of the vulnerabilities has been classified as high severity; it could be exploited to cause denial-of-service (DoS) conditions. 35 more words

Software Updates

The annoyance of scripted views

In August 2013 I wrote a post titled ‘What has happened to my wordpress views‘ which was bemoaning the fall away in my blog views in that month. 324 more words


"Most adorable bug" - Raspberry Pi 2 crashes when you take a photo of it

Owners of the recently released Raspberry Pi 2 – the itty bitty, budget computer – have found that the credit-card-sized systems reboot when users snap a flash photo of the units. 664 more words


Many websites of the Dutch government were hammered by a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack, the government said on Wednesday. In a statement, the government said the attack targeted the hosting service Prolocation, also knocking out other websites such as that of the satirical publication GeenStijl. 47 more words