Archives: July 2013

Why have Apple's Dev Center and forums have been down for more than 24 hours?

July 19, 2013
Apple says site is undergoing maintenance but offers no reason, whether system failure, security breach, or platform revision
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One more botched Microsoft 'Black Tuesday' patch: KB 2844286

July 19, 2013
In some cases, KB 2844286 causes SharePoint to stop with the message 'Unable to display this Web Part'
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Ex-NSA chief: Huawei spies for China, Snowden security leak 'most destructive' in U.S. history

July 19, 2013
Michael Hayden, who has headed both the CIA and NSA, says the media need to give government a chance to explain PRISM
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Surface RT tanked, but expect Microsoft's numbers to come out rosy

July 19, 2013
Reorgs rarely improve organizations -- but watch and see how they can work wonders on balance sheets
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Tech firms demand greater transparency into how feds use customer data

July 18, 2013
Government's secrecy on how it collects and uses customer data will serve to stifle Web innovation, Mozilla argues
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Yes, Google Glass is hackable, but that's the least of our privacy worries

July 18, 2013
From rampant cyber crime to widespread surveillance, more pressing security risks besiege everyday Internet users
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Do or die: Windows RT decision looms for new Microsoft leadership

July 18, 2013
With Windows RT causing a nearly billion-dollar write-off, Microsoft's new Operating Systems group leader must make tough choices
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Cello could be music to the ears of C developers

July 18, 2013
A college student's project looks to provide higher-level programming in C
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New tools let cyber criminals easily Trojanize legit Android apps

July 17, 2013
Tools leverage open source AndroRAT remote access tool, which gives a remote attacker control over an infected device
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3 more botched Windows patches: KB 2803821, KB 2840628, and KB 2821895

July 16, 2013
Two Black Tuesday patches -- MS 13-052 and MS 13-057 -- and last month's nonsecurity patch KB 2821895 cause a variety of problems
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