The growing concern over the security of Java has given Oracle, its distributor, the worst weekend of its existence.
Last week, the first punch to the software was the discovery about some cracks in the computer language’s armor. This is after researcher “kafeine” has drawn its attention to various websites that were making use of the zero-day security vulnerability within Oracle’s Java 7 Update 10. This software could lead to identity theft, installation of a malware, or to rope personal computers to become illegal units, which further can direct to the usage of denial-of-service assaults contrary to the other sites.
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Google is again facing a new case, but this time they are not defending it, instead they are ready to pay the penalty.
The Mountain View, California-based Google is said to be negotiating with the FTC regarding the penalty or how much they have to pay for breaching the Safari Internet browser that Apple Inc. made, according to a person who is knowledgeable about the matter.
The fine could possibly reach over $10 million dollars, according to the person, who refused to be acknowledged for the reason that negotiations are private. The penalty will be the very first . . . → Read More: FTC Fines Google for Breaching Safari
Apps – the main thing that keeps the smartphones like iPhone and Google’s Android phones alive and dominate the market. This is now the main challenge or let’s say the biggest challenge for the competitors Nokia and Microsoft, who are trying to take back the marketshare from the big players who are enjoying the top spot.
And thus far, things are not running smoothly for the contenders and their best hand Windows Phone platform.
Apps, are compact pieces of software which do helpful or entertaining stuff on phones and tablet PC’s. The large selection . . . → Read More: Windows Phone Platform Faces App Problem
A MacAfee researcher who uncovered the effort said that a well known cyber-espionage campaign stole government secrets, sensitive corporate papers, and other intellectual property for five years from over 70 public and private organizations in 14 countries. The movement, called “Operation Shady RAT” (RAT symbolizes for “remote access tool”) was discovered by Dmitri Alperovitch, vice president of threat research at the cyber-security firm McAfee.
According to McAfee, while most of the targets have removed the malware, the operation goes on. It gained access to a crucial command-and-control server utilized by the attackers and has been monitoring . . . → Read More: Well-Known Cyber-Espionage Gets Discovered