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DYLD_PRINT_TO_FILE exploit

More on the Yosemite 0-day mentioned here, now appearing in an exploit near you….

  • Thomas Reed explains on behalf of Malwarebytes, whose Adam Thomas “discovered a new adware installer, and while testing it, he discovered something very strange: his sudoers file had been modified!” about the 
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David Harley

Cloud provider goes bust. Now what?

You’ve entrusted your data to a cloud. This has allowed you to sell off (or scrap) your legacy hardware. You’ve got some new, up-to-date software applications. 1,529 more words

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The Register reviews Apple's Force Touch trackpad, doesn't even understand what Force Touch is

”This belated update for the 15-inch MacBook Pro doesn’t even merit a new processor,” Stephen Dean writes for The Register. “In fact, the only real changes are the inclusion of the Force Touch trackpad that made its debut on the 13-inch MacBook Pro earlier this year, and a faster solid-state drive.” 306 more words

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MacKeeper vulnerability: maybe not that funny

For The Register, Richard Chirgwin reports on a remote code execution vulnerability in MacKeeperPop-up pest MacKeeper patches 0-day remote code execution vuln. The vulnerability is discussed at more length in a… 82 more words

David Harley

There’s an A&E crisis in North West London

Over the last four to five weeks I’ve visited the Central Middlesex Hospital and Northwick Park hospital, in Harrow, several times. I haven’t visited Ealing because although that is part of the same trust, it is a step too far. 499 more words

Uber subpoenas GitHub in search for hacker of driver database

Uber is a darling of the investor class, most recently raising $1.6 billion from Goldman Sachs, as it’s raced out ahead of competitors like Lyft to cement market dominance in the US, all the while aiming for… 677 more words

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