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Pornographic Top Level Domain Approved by ICANN
Posted in: Information Security
As new top level domains go, the decision by ICANN to approve the establishment of the .xxx domain is sure to lead to a financial goldmine for the backers of the domain, ICM Registry, but isn't really going to do anything in order to reduce the amount of pornography on the rest of the Internet. Jus....
Posted: 29 June 2010 01:18

AusCERT Replaced by CERT Australia for Government Services
Posted in: Information Security
Confusing names aside, the announcement earlier this month that the Australian Government would no longer be contracting services from AusCERT, the University of Queensland-based organisation, instead CERT Australia would be established by the government to provide those services, derived from its ....
Posted: 20 June 2010 14:37

As Adobe Contemplates Monthly Patch Cycle, Critical Vulnerability Threatens
Posted in: Information Security
There has been talk recently of Adobe moving towards a monthly patch release cycle, after successfully introducing a quarterly patch cycle in the middle of 2009. If it were to be introduced, it would be another big step in Adobe's improving stance on security in its products.

That isn't to say t....
Posted: 6 June 2010 23:41

Steam Hardware Survey Shows Surprising Number of OS X Gamers
Posted in: Information Security
It's often difficult to work out just how much market share various platforms and applications actually have. One method is to count the number of hits coming from various platforms to popular services. Valve's Steam Hardware Survey has always been a fairly interesting cross section of the sort of....
Posted: 6 June 2010 23:21

Microsoft Security Patch Release June 2010 Advance Notification
Posted in: Information Security
Microsoft's advance notification for June has been released, and it's a significant month of Security Bulletins coming up, with ten bulletins scheduled for release next week.

Of the ten, three are rated as Critical, for remote code execution vulnerabilities, all related to core Windows components....
Posted: 5 June 2010 15:03

War of Words Over Google Decision to Drop Windows
Posted in: Information Security
News spread quickly earlier this week of Google's decision to no longer offer Windows as an option for employees to install on their desktop systems, instead only giving the options of OS X and Linux. Google's stated reasons for doing so were that it was based on providing their employees with grea....
Posted: 3 June 2010 23:25

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