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Java users beware: Exploit circulating for just-patched critical flaw

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If you haven't installed last week's patch from Oracle that plugs dozens of critical holes in its Java software framework, now would be a good time. As in immediately. As in, really, right now. In the past few days, attack code targeting one of the many remote-code-execution vulnerabilities fixed...
Java users beware: Exploit circulating for just-patched critical flaw
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Apple removes Java from all OS X Web browsers

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Sophos Naked Security Apple has further distanced itself from Oracle's Java software framework with a Mac update released on Wednesday that removes a Java plugin from all Mac-compatible Web browsers. Users who install the update will find a browser placeholder when they encounter Web-based content that requires Java, according...
Apple removes Java from all OS X Web browsers

Qualcomm's AllJoyn P2P software framework adds audio streaming and notifications, we go eyes-on

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Qualcomm revealed that it was expanding its AllJoyn software platform today with some new services designed to help create a network of connected devices. Essentially, these services take the AllJoyn P2P software framework and package it in a way that makes it easier for hardware makers to implement. Qualcomm...
Qualcomm's AllJoyn P2P software framework adds audio streaming and notifications, we go eyes-on

Microsoft releases emergency update to patch Internet Explorer bug

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Microsoft has released an emergency update to patch a security vulnerability in Internet Explorer that is being exploited in attacks aimed at government contractors and other targeted organizations. The patch fixes a "use after free" bug in versions 6, 7, and 8 of the Microsoft browser and will be...
Microsoft releases emergency update to patch Internet Explorer bug

Google plans entertainment system

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Internet search giant reportedly planning move into consumer electronics with a new music streaming system controlled by Android smartphonesGoogle is planning a major push into home entertainment with a new music streaming system controlled by Android smartphones.The internet giant will make its first move into consumer electronics later this year,...
Google plans entertainment system

Oracle reportedly knew of critical Java bugs under attack for 4 months

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Oracle engineers were briefed on critical vulnerabilities in the Java software framework more than four months before the flaws were exploited in malware attacks that take complete control of end-user computers, according to a published report. Poland-based Security Explorations privately alerted Oracle to the bugs on April 2, IDG News...
Oracle reportedly knew of critical Java bugs under attack for 4 months

E3 Roundup: Day one in mobile app news

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Microsoft SmartGlass adds mobile, tablet integration to Xbox 360 — Microsoft announced a new Xbox feature called SmartGlass at its E3 press conference. The technology will let players use smartphone and tablet owners use their devices as supplementary controllers and remote controls for their consoles. Users will also be able...
E3 Roundup: Day one in mobile app news

China UnionPay and Intel join forces for secure mobile payment

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At IDF's second-day keynote in Beijing today, Intel announced its collaboration with bank card giant China UnionPay for secure mobile payment, with the latter utilizing Intel's Identity Protection Technology and also its distribution of the Hadoop software framework for datacenters. With UnionPay being China's top bank card organization boasting...
China UnionPay and Intel join forces for secure mobile payment

Video: Developer Doug Cutting Talks About The Founding Of Hadoop

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In the video above, Doug Cutting, the creator of the Apache Hadoop project, discusses how the technology was first developed for large web companies (like Facebook, Google, Yahoo, which all use the open-source technology). Essentially, Cutting says Hadoop was born out of need: the data landscape was changing, and...
Video: Developer Doug Cutting Talks About The Founding Of Hadoop
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Exclusive: Cloudera Closes Massive $65 Million Funding Round at $700 Million Valuation

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Whenever you hear the phrase “Big Data” these days, and depending on who you’re talking to, the word Hadoop usually isn’t far behind. When companies and large organizations seek to tackle the biggest of their big data problems, they usually use Hadoop, the open source software framework that essentially makes...
Exclusive: Cloudera Closes Massive $65 Million Funding Round at $700 Million Valuation

Critical Java vulnerability made possible by earlier incomplete patch

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The critical Java vulnerability that is currently under attack was made possible by an incomplete patch Oracle developers issued last year to fix an earlier security bug, a researcher said. The revelation, made Friday by Adam Gowdiak of Poland-based Security Explorations, is the latest black eye for Oracle's Java...
Critical Java vulnerability made possible by earlier incomplete patch

Oracle patches critical Java bugs used to commandeer computers

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Oracle has updated its widely used Java software framework to fix critical vulnerabilities that criminals were actively exploiting to take full control of end-user computers. An update here for Java Standard Edition 7 is immune to exploits found on more than 100 websites, security researchers said. Oracle reportedly learned of...
Oracle patches critical Java bugs used to commandeer computers

Mac Flash trojan now exploits unpatched Java vulnerability, no password needed

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Developers behind the Flashback trojan for the Mac have updated it to exploit a vulnerability in the Java software framework that has yet to be patched for machines running Mac OS X, an antivirus firm warned on Monday. Flashback.K, as the latest variant is called, is able to hijack...
Mac Flash trojan now exploits unpatched Java vulnerability, no password needed
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Critical Java vulnerabilies confirmed in latest version

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Security researchers have confirmed that the latest version of Oracle's Java software framework is vulnerable to Web hacks that allow attackers to install malware on end users' computers. "We have successfully confirmed that a complete Java security sandbox bypass can be still gained under the recent version of Java...
Critical Java vulnerabilies confirmed in latest version
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Yahoo!'s Smart Investment: The Hadoop Community

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More than 250 people attended a Hadoop developer event at Yahoo! this week, demonstrating again the level of interest the company has in open-source big data initiatives. Yahoo! says it is the world's biggest Hadoop supporter. We say that's undoubtedly correct. Yahoo! supports community developer events throughout the world. In...
Yahoo!'s Smart Investment: The Hadoop Community
Thanks, Oracle: New Java malware protection undone by old-school attack

Critical Java zero-day bug is being "massively exploited in the wild"

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A previously unknown and currently unpatched security hole in the latest version of the Java software framework is under attack online, according to security researchers and bloggers. Attack code that exploits the vulnerability has been added to the Blackhole, Cool, Nuclear Pack, and Redkit exploit kits, according to the...
Critical Java zero-day bug is being "massively exploited in the wild"

Editorial: Windows Phone 8 looks good, but can it uproot those entrenched in other ecosystems?

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At the tail end of Microsoft's marathon Windows Phone Summit keynote, the company's own Kevin Gallo said the following: "Everyone in the Windows ecosystem benefits." He was waxing poetic about the myriad new features coming to the outfit's latest and greatest mobile operating system, and nothing about his quote...
Editorial: Windows Phone 8 looks good, but can it uproot those entrenched in other ecosystems?
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Microsoft’s Hadoop roadmap laid bare via leaked slide

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It has been known for some time that Microsoft is bringing Hadoop support to both Azure and Windows Server. Even more, we’ve known roughly when it would happen. Today has brought us confirmation of those dates. ZDNet has managed to get its hands on a leaked slide, from December of...
Microsoft’s Hadoop roadmap laid bare via leaked slide
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