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PHP has fixed several vulnerabilities allowing remote code execution - E Hacker News

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ehackingnews.com - The PHP development team has released new versions in order to fix three security vulnerabilities -one of them is said to be a critical one and leads to remote code execution. The vulnerability ide...

Google Online Security Blog: This POODLE bites: exploiting the SSL 3.0 fallback

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googleonlinesecurity.blogspot.com - Today we are publishing details of a vulnerability in the design of SSL version 3.0. This vulnerability allows the plaintext of secure connections to be calculated by a network attacker. I discover...

Adobe spies on readers: EVERY DRM page turn leaked to base over SSL • The Register

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theregister.co.uk - Adaptable System Recovery (ASR) for Linux virtual machines Adobe has tweaked its Digital Editions 4 desktop ebook reader to now encrypt the data it secretly sends back to headquarters – data that d...

Attackers bypass Sandworm patch with new 0-day

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net-security.org - The Sandworm vulnerability has been patched, but unfortunately attackers have discovered a way to bypass the patch and continue with their targeted attacks. "As with Sandworm, these attacks once ag...

Apple warns of new iCloud threat | Technology

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theguardian.com - Apple has posted a new security warning for users of its iCloud online storage service amid reports of a concerted effort to steal passwords and other data from people who use the popular service i...

Kevin Gregg

Entrepreneur and business developer. Owner-operator of Infination Technology Solutions. Enjoy sports, music, humor, information services/security, privacy, and truth. Interested in protecting critical infrastructure, cybercrime, hacking, business ethics, international law, freedoms & justice.

Editor's note

The Boardtown Blast is a Beacon and Bugle for the Golden Triangle Area in North Mississippi. Enjoy a 'sip of our unique brand of Oddfellows Ale. Headquartered in Possum Town, The Blast covers events from LeFleur's Bluff to New Orleans, back up to Memphis, all along the Mississippi River, and up and down the Natchez Trace. Our primary focus is local event promotion, including but not limited to: sports, music, technology, education, business, real estate, health, arts, culture, entertainment, travel, science, and various happenings in all parts of society from many unique voices in our region.  Enjoy!