Month: August 2011

kernel.org compromised

Read it yourself… ———- Forwarded message ———- From: J.H. Date: 2011/8/29 Subject: [kernel.org users] [KORG] Master back-end break-in To: users@kernel.org —–BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE—– Hash: SHA1 Afternoon Everyone, As you can guess from the subject line, I’ve not had what many would consider a “good” day.  Earlier today discovered a trojan existing on HPA’s personal …

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An update on attempted man-in-the-middle attacks

Google: Today we received reports of attempted SSL man-in-the-middle (MITM) attacks against Google users, whereby someone tried to get between them and encrypted Google services. The people affected were primarily located in Iran. The attacker used a fraudulent SSL certificate issued by DigiNotar, a root certificate authority that should not issue certificates for Google (and …

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Panda Cloud Antivirus makes firewall social

BetaNews.com: Panda Security has released Panda Cloud Antivirus 1.9.1 Beta, a preview of its forthcoming 2.0 release. The beta sees Panda’s lightweight free cloud-based antivirus tool add firewall protection for the first time. The new firewall is community based, which means it’s capable of detecting known processes and settings appropriate levels of protection for them …

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Blogger’s fresh new look

Blogger Buzz: As you may have heard, things are starting to look a little different across many Google products—and today, Blogger is the next product to get a makeover. It’s been a few years since we made major updates to Blogger’s look and feel, and there’s a lot more to these changes than just shiny …

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Using Gmail, Calendar and Docs without an Internet connection

Gmail Blog: The great thing about web apps is that you can access all of your information on the go, and we’ve introduced ways to use Google Apps on a variety of devices like mobile phones and tablets. But it’s inevitable that you’ll occasionally find yourself in situations when you don’t have an Internet connection, …

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I want / Ich Will !

I think being well known all over the world is not everything, sometimes I wish fewer people know but that smart group of people that know me, trust me, believe me, hear me, believe me as a human not as a service or an object!It often happens that in a party when all people are …

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Firefox, Thunderbird and SeaMoney blacklist bad DigiNotar SSL certificates

Mozilla Security Blog: Mozilla just released an update to Firefox for Desktop, Thunderbird and SeaMonkey. Updates are now available for: Firefox for Windows, Mac and Linux (final release) Firefox for Windows, Mac and Linux (3.6.21 final release) Firefox Aurora for Windows, Mac and Linux Firefox Nightly for Windows, Mac and Linux SeaMonkey (2.3.2) Thunderbird (6.0.1) …

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Create PDF files on your iPhone and iPad now

Acrobat Blog: We are excited to announce that Adobe CreatePDF application is now available on iOS. With this, Adobe brings rich, high-fidelity and Acrobat-like PDF creation to the iOS devices. You can now convert all your documents on iPad, iPhone & iPod touch devices to PDF for reliable, secure sharing and viewing across PCs, tablets …

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Hacker steals user data from Nokia developer forum

H-Online: A vulnerability in its forum software has been exploited by a hacker to compromise mobile phone maker Nokia‘s developer forum. The attacker used SQL injection to access the forum database at developer.nokia.com and, according to Nokia, obtained email addresses of registered users. Where configured to be publicly available, the table also includes details such …

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Screenshots of Chinese hacking tool

Schneier on Security: It’s hard to know how serious this really is: The screenshots appear as B-roll footage in the documentary for six seconds­between 11:04 and 11:10 minutes — showing custom built Chinese software apparently launching a cyber-attack against the main website of the Falun Gong spiritual practice, by using a compromised IP address belonging …

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