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As the trial date nears in Oracle's dispute with Google over Android, the judge overseeing the case is proposing a last-ditch mediation in front of a magistrate judge.
BroadWin WebAccess Client 'bwocxrun.ocx ' Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities
Novell Cloud Manager/PlateSpin RPC Methods Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
At the Bikinis Sports Bar and Grill in Austin, Texas, you can get burgers and beer served to you by cute waitresses wearing denim shorts and bikini tops. And if you're David Palmer, a recently fired IT worker, you can also break into a U.S. military contractor's computer systems and wipe out payroll files, wreaking havoc at its customers.
The cloud-storage service Syncplicity has revamped its iOS app, expanding the previously iPhone-only offering into a iPad-friendly universal version that will let users access their documents from just about any device they own.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Federal Information Systems Security Educators Association (FISSEA) are co-hosting FISSEAamp's 24th annual conference March 15-17, 2011, at NISTamp's Gaithersburg, Md. ...
Before you can build that improved turbojet engine, before you can create that longer-lasting battery, you have to ensure all the newfangled materials in it will behave the way you wantamp-even under conditions as harsh as the upper ...
The National Institute of Standards and Technologyamp's (NIST) Donna Dodson has received the 2011 Federal 100 Award. Presented by Federal Computer Week, the award honors the top professionals in the federal information technology ...
Itamp's increasingly difficult to keep up with all the vulnerabilities present in todayamp's highly complex operating systems and applications. Attackers constantly search for and exploit these vulnerabilities to commit identity fraud, ...
Ron Ross, a National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Fellow, has been named to InformationWeek Governmentamp's CIO 50, which identifies 2010amp's top information technology decision-makers in government. Ross is project lead ...
The governing board of the Smart Grid Interoperability Panel (SGIP) has voted in favor of a new standard and a set of guidelines important for making the long-planned amp"smartamp" electricity grid a reality. The two documents address ...
Most industry executives, military planners, research managers or venture capitalists charged with assessing the potential of an RampampD project probably are familiar with the wry twist on Arthur C. Clarkes third law*: 'Any sufficiently ...
Nothing beats the feeling of starting up a new computer amp- be it a laptop, desktop or a major, custom-designed computing system. A new system is a blank slate with no worry of botnets, viruses or any other cybersecurity ...
On July 15, 2010, two Department of Commerce Agenciesamp-the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)amp-announced the completion of a major ...
A computer security invention patented* a decade ago at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is now poised to help safeguard patient privacy in hospitals.Photo courtesy GWImagesShutterstockThe inventionamp-an ...
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has been designated by Federal Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra to accelerate the federal governmentamp's secure adoption of cloud computing by leading efforts to develop ...
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security today issued a somewhat unusual bulletin warning the security community about the planned activities of hacking collective Anonymous over the next few months.
More and more, webOS seems like an operating system that not even its own mother could love.
Gibbs wonders what will happen when we can no longer lie?
RealVNC Remote Authentication Bypass Vulnerability
WordPress iCopyright(R) Article Tools Plugin 'id' Parameter SQL Injection Vulnerability
One-in-six Macs now runs Apple's latest operating system, a Web metrics company said Thursday.
The U.S. Labor Department reported Friday that no new net jobs across all industries were added in August, but IT hiring may have fared a little better.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security today issued a somewhat unusual bulletin warning the security community about the planned activities of hacking collective Anonymous over the next few months.
Google's board of directors and several of its executives, including CEO Larry Page and chairman Eric Schmidt, this week were named as defendants in a pair of lawsuits that claimed they breached their fiduciary duties by facilitating illegal imports of prescription drugs.
Google, which has faced intense criticism for years over copyright issues, said on Friday it has made progress on four copyright-protection initiatives it outlined in December.
Parallels has announced the release of Parallels Desktop 7.0, its popular virtualization solution for OS X. The new version introduces a number of features designed to make the product run better under Lion.
Best Buy is offering discounts of $50 to $150 on all models of the 7-inch BlackBerry PlayBook through Monday.
Samsung has 'no plans' to bring its new, stylish Galaxy Note and Galaxy Tab 7.7 devices to the U.S. market, according to a blogger reporting from the IFA event in Berlin.
Vulnerabilities in BroadWin WebAccess Client
[PT-2011-19] SQL injection vulnerability in Help Request System
ph5gruppo (prodotto.php?id) Remote SQL injection Vulnerability
ITTWeb Remote SQL injection Vulnerability
KnFTPd v1.0.0 Multiple Command Remote Buffer Overflow
PMCMA: Post Memory Corruption Memory Analysis
Studio Linea (prodotto.php?id) Remote SQL injection Vulnerability

A week in the world of business and finance (August 29 – September 2, 2011) (blog)
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Analysts are predicting that a flood of $200 to $300 tablet computers will hit the market this fall, prompting the question: Which device will come out on top?
The U.K. is continuing to aggressively pursue so-called hacktivists, charging two men and arresting two more who are allegedly connected with the groups Anonymous and Lulz Security.
We'll take you step by step through building a basic Twitter client using the Twitter API and PHP.
Anonymous has attacked the website of the Texas Police Chiefs Association, in retaliation for the arrests of alleged members of the hacker group.
Enterprises and service providers spent more money on storage in the second quarter, emboldened by growing IT budgets, research company IDC will report on Friday.
A 32-year-old paraplegic was sentenced to six years in prison for infecting more than 100 computers in a quest for financial information, nude photographs and thrills.
Acer has introduced the Aspire S3, an ultrabook that will start shipping this month with a price of $1,134, the company said during a launch event at the IFA consumer electronics show.
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