Archives: April 2013

Microsoft re-releases botched patch as KB 2840149, but problems remain

April 24, 2013
The saga of botched patch MS13-036 takes new twists and turns -- including a problem with Multiple Master fonts
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Know thy cyber enemy: Who's attacking and what they want

April 24, 2013
Verizon security study shows most attacks made by external parties, primarily based in China and Romania, using wide variety of threat actions
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Geeksphone starts selling Firefox OS developer phones

April 23, 2013
Pricing starts at $119 for lower-end Keon, while Peak costs $194
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Is full-disk encryption worth it?

April 22, 2013
New study -- sponsored by drive makers -- argues the data security benefits of hardware-based encryption outweigh hassle, cost
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Cyber scammers fake out Google Play with bogus ad network

April 22, 2013
Bad guys loaded Google Play with 32 Android apps that, once installed, pull malicious payloads from remote servers
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Leaked Windows 8.1 Build 9374 disappoints Start button fans

April 22, 2013
Build 9374 leaked over the weekend and brought a few new features, as speculation continues about a Start button
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Facebook: We'll show you our PUE, now you show us yours

April 19, 2013
Company deploys public dashboards providing real-time look at its data centers' efficiency, urges others to follow suit
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jQuery 2.0 drops support for old versions of Internet Explorer

April 19, 2013
jQuery Foundation assures developers it will continue to support jQuery 1.9 for IE6, IE7, and IE8
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Windows Azure challenges Amazon cloud with Windows, Linux, kitchen sink

April 19, 2013
Microsoft is willing to open up support and match Amazon on price, but can Windows Azure make inroads in IaaS market?
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Microsoft releases repair disk for botched KB 2823324 patch

April 18, 2013
In unprecedented move, Microsoft releases downloadable repair CD for users with Win7 systems bricked by MS13-036/KB 2823324 patch
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