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More than 36 organizations—some in the gas, telecommunications, and steel manufacturing industries—have been breached by attackers exploiting a vulnerability in older SAP business applications that gives them remote access to highly confidential data, the US government-sponsored CERT warned Wednesday.
A disappointing trend has become clear to Linux users in recent years. Whenever Canonical offers a new Ubuntu Long Term Support (LTS) release, it tends to be conservative in nature. (See our Ubuntu 14.04 review, which earned a "Missing the boat on big changes" headline.) Apparently no one wants to try to support a brand new, potentially buggy piece of code for half a decade.
Facebook may be the latest Silicon Valley company to be accused of political bias this election cycle. But it’s not the first. And it most certainly won’t be the last.
The US Senate Commerce Committee is asking Facebook for answers after a Gizmodo report alleged that the company’s news curators have been deliberately suppressing conservative news from surfacing in its Trending Topics.
Popular Hollywood celebrity gossip website Perez Hilton has been hacked, leaking the CryptXXX ransomware to visitors. The website was found to be redirecting visitors to the Angler Exploit Kit which, of late, has become one of the most popular cybercrime tools used by hackers to deploy ransomware.
Microsoft has fixed a critical security vulnerability affecting all supported versions of Windows.
The company said in a security advisory that all users of Windows 10 and earlier should patch as soon as possible to prevent attackers from exploiting a flaw in how the operating system handles graphics and fonts.
The patch fixes four separate vulnerabilities -- the worst of which could let an attacker install malware on an affected computer. The flaw is not thought to have been actively exploited in the wild, the company said.