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  • Nasty Heartbleed bug exposes OpenVPN private keys - Wednesday’s confirmation means any OpenVPN server?and likely servers using any other VPN application that may rely on OpenSSL?should follow the multistep path for recovering from Heartbleed Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:21:23
  • Google App Lets You Control Your Computer From Your Phone - The new software will let you control your Mac or PC from any Android device. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:17:19
  • Google develops computer vision accurate enough to solve its own CAPTCHAs - The new system was developed to help Google automatically analyze hard-to-read signs and house numbers photographed by its Street View cameras, allowing it to accurately match images with locations on a map. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:05:21
  • Heartbleed hacker arrested - A 19-year-old student has been arrested for allegedly exploiting the Heartbleed vulnerability to steal taxpayer data from as many as 900 Canadians, authorities said Wednesday. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:36:35
  • Microsoft Security Essentials Update Makes Windows XP Unusable - There are plenty of users out there who are still running Windows XP, even though Microsoft no longer provides updates and security patches for this particular OS version, but many are running the freeware Security Essentials in an attempt to protect their data. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:35:06
  • Critical Oracle Patches released - Oracle has released a swathe of security updates culminating in a massive 104 new security fixes for products including Java, Fusion Middleware, and MySQL. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:43:37
  • HD Manufacturer LaCie Admits Yearlong Data Breach - The announcement warns that anyone who purchased an external hard drive or any form of LaCie hardware off of the company?s website during that time period may have had their data stolen. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:41:07
  • Microsoft confirms it?s dropping Windows 8.1 support - Microsoft TechNet blog makes clear that Windows 8.1 will not be patched; users must get Windows 8.1 Update if they want security patches Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:28:33
  • First sites admit data loss through Heartbleed attacks - Canada?s tax authority and a popular British parenting website both lost user data after attackers exploited the Heartbleed SSL vulnerability, they said Monday. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:12:54
  • Reverse Heartbleed Testing - Client using the vulnerable version of OpenSSL are subject to information leakage. Most browsers are unaffected. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 11:30:52

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