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Firefox browser now blocks Adobe Flash by default

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Adobe Flash is now blocked by default on all Windows and Mac versions of the Mozilla Firefox web browser. Is it high time that Adobe finally consigns Flash to the outdated technologies bin? Is this one security flaw too far? How great would it be if Adobe instead devoted their efforts to developing tools for HTML 5 and CSS to achieve similar moving vector functionality that attracted web...

WordPress critical bug on versions 4.2 and earlier

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If your website runs on WordPress, you need to be aware that WordPress versions 4.2 and earlier are affected by a critical cross-site scripting vulnerability, which could enable anonymous users to compromise your website. WordPress 4.2.2 includes a comprehensive fix for this issue. Please ensure that you update all instances of WordPress to 4.2.2 as soon as possible. You can do this by logging...

OpenSSL HeartBleed Bug – Explanation and fix

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Heartbleed is a recently discovered small bug that relates to the OpenSSL’s implementation of the TLS ‘heartbeat’ mechanism. The bug is present only in the OpenSSL versions 1.0.1 through 1.0.1f! By exploiting this bug, an attacker can request that a running TLS server hand over a relatively large slice (up to 64KB) of its private memory space. Since this is the same memory space where OpenSSL...

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