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Ubuntu: 2523-1: Apache HTTP Server vulnerabilities

LinuxSecurity.com - Tue, 2015-03-10 07:29
LinuxSecurity.com: Several security issues were fixed in the Apache HTTP Server.
Categories: linux, news, security

Fine funding for SimpliVity: Firm flies high with $175m boost

The Register - Tue, 2015-03-10 07:22
There’s just something about Cubes and Stacks

Hyperconverged startup SimpliVity has scored $175m in a D-funding round, valuing it at a billion-plus dollars and taking total funding to, we think, $276m. So what’s got the VCs salivating?…

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Want to deploy virtual machines in a hurry? PowerShell is your friend

The Register - Tue, 2015-03-10 07:01
Improve your automation

Sometimes you just need to do things fast. Being able to deploy new virtual machines rapidly is a necessity when you are prototyping proof of concepts, running virtual desktop deployments or when you just need to roll out new virtual machines in a lab environment.…

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Unix best practices: Remember, what you're protecting is not systems but productivity

Linux Today - Tue, 2015-03-10 07:00

 ITworld: It's possible to overdo security and end up damaging productivity.

Categories: linux, news, open source

Attacks on US Federal Networks Increased in 2014 (March 4, 2015)

SANS NewsBites - Mon, 2015-03-09 17:13

According to a report from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), there were 70,000 reported cyber security incidents involving federal systems in 2014, a 15 percent increase over the figure for 2013.......

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Law Firms to Launch Threat Data Sharing Forum (March 5, 2015)

SANS NewsBites - Mon, 2015-03-09 17:13

International law firms will launch a forum to help them share cyber threat information.......

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Anthem Refused OPM Audit Scans (March 5, 2015)

SANS NewsBites - Mon, 2015-03-09 17:13

Anthem refused to allow the US Office of Personnel Management's Office of the Inspector General (OIG) to conduct scans for a security audit after the breach of its systems.......

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Detecting Suspicious Domains (March 5, 2015)

SANS NewsBites - Mon, 2015-03-09 17:13

Technology being developed by OpenDNS aims to hasten detection of malicious websites and domains.......

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Google Updates Chrome to Version 41 (March 5, 2015)

SANS NewsBites - Mon, 2015-03-09 17:13

Google has promoted Chrome 41 to the stable channel for Windows, Mac, and Linux.......

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FTC to Look at Cross-Device Tracking (March 5, 2015)

SANS NewsBites - Mon, 2015-03-09 17:13

The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) will hold a workshop in the fall to examine cross-device tracking and how it affects consumers.......

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Mandarin Oriental Breach (March 4 & 5, 2015)

SANS NewsBites - Mon, 2015-03-09 17:13

The Mandarin Oriental hotel chain has confirmed a breach of its systems that compromised customer payment card information.......

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GAO Finds Weaknesses in US Air Traffic Control Systems (March 2 & 4, 2015)

SANS NewsBites - Mon, 2015-03-09 17:13

A report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) found that while the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has implemented measures to protect its systems from attacks, "a significant number of weaknesses remain in the technical controls - including access controls, change controls, and patch management - that protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of its air traffic control systems.......

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D-Link Releasing Firmware Updates (March 4, 2015)

SANS NewsBites - Mon, 2015-03-09 17:13

D-Link is releasing firmware updates to fix three vulnerabilities in its products that could be exploited remotely.......

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GoDaddy Sites Being Used in Domain Shadowing Attacks (March 4 & 5, 2015)

SANS NewsBites - Mon, 2015-03-09 17:13

Cyber criminals are using GoDaddy-registered websites to launch attacks.......

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Freak Flaw (March 3, 4, & 5, 2015)

SANS NewsBites - Mon, 2015-03-09 17:13

The FREAK vulnerability affects both the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and Transport layer Security (TLS) protocols in Apple's Safari browser, Google's Android browser, and in Windows.......

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Washington State Hospital Sues Bank Over Fraudulent ACH Transactions (March 3, 2015)

SANS NewsBites - Mon, 2015-03-09 17:13

A Washington state hospital (Chelan County Hospital No.......

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