Warning..Java 1.7 0 Day Exploit On The Loose

Archived in the category: Apple, Linux, Security, Windows
Posted by okorioth on 30 Aug 12 - 0 Comments

Its that time yet again, lock your doors and close your windows as there is a known potential attack vector currently being exploited through yet another security hole in the Java 1.7 runtime environment. There is no patch or work around at this time so CERT is recommending that the Java engine be turned off […]

Unprecedented response to major DNS flaw

Archived in the category: Security
Posted by okorioth on 09 Jul 08 - 0 Comments

Wow, this is simply unheard of.  Yesterday it was publicly revealed that a major design flaw in the DNS protocol was simultaneously patched by vendors across the entire spectrum of the computer and technology world. The fact that they were able to keep this a secret for six months while they worked to plug the […]

So long Windows XP, thanks for all the fish

Archived in the category: Windows
Posted by okorioth on 03 Jul 08 - 1 Comment

OK, so the overwhelming reaction to Microsoft’s latest operating system has been, well lets say less than stellar. As of June 30th, Windows XP is no longer a viable purchase option for consumers (although there are other ways to get it). The vast majority of computers bought online from Dell or on retail shelves all […]

Ubuntu Hardy Heron in the wild

Archived in the category: Linux
Posted by okorioth on 24 Apr 08 - 0 Comments

For those of you technically curious to try Linux but don’t want to dip in the pool beyond your toes there’s a new distro in town.  Freshly released as of this morning Ubuntu Hardy Heron, also known as version 8.04 is now ready for download. Its perfect for first time users. Once you download the […]