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Oracle has published the Oracle Critical Patch Update Pre-Release Announcement for July 2010. The announcement states that Oracle is releasing 59 vulnerability fixes, including 21 for Solaris products. Of course these numbers may change between now and the expected release date, July 13, 2010.

--Tony Carothers
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Cisco recently released an update to their Industrial Ethernet 3000 (IE 3000) Series switches in which two software versions have a hard-coded SNMP address vulnerability. A workaround and software update is available. I would like to point out a detail in this advisory that seems pertinent given the industrial application of these devices. On the notification page is another advisory: Prior to deploying software, customers should consult their maintenance provider or check the software for feature set compatibility and known issues specific to their environment

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Google has done a great job promoting its Labs tools. Other companies haven't successfully gotten the word out. And that's why Labs downloads and tools are the most under-utilized, under-appreciated resources on the Internet.
 
Virtually no sci-fi or action flick these days is complete without a computer scene showing a few screens of mysterious scrolling text and a 3D wire-frame model. But where does this vaguely tech-looking stuff come from? Well, more often than not, it comes from a Website, app, or startup screen from the real world at the time the movie was made. Read on for some of the most unexpected tech cameos in movies.
 

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