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Google Chrome 21 is out

Google Chrome version 21.0.1180.60 (21.0.1180.57 for Mac and Linux) is out, fixing 15 security vulnerabilities in the search giant's browser. Strictly from a security perspective, you should upgrade as soon as possible.

July 31, 2012 by

Five-year-old flaw could affect Linux, Macs

Patches have been released for file-networking protocol software, Samba, revealing that the software, which is used extensively in Macs and Linux, has been subject to a critical vulnerability for five years.

April 10, 2012 by

Adobe releases urgent Flash Player security update

Adobe has urged PC, Mac, Linux and Android users to download a critical update for Flash Player, in order to mitigate an attack that has already been reported in the wild.According to Adobe, various vulnerabilities in Flash Player "could cause a crash and potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system".

September 22, 2011 by

Ubuntu peppered with holes

Almost 40 vulnerabilities, which allow remote and local exploits, have been discovered in the Linux Ubuntu 10.04 Long Term Support (LTS) kernel.

March 3, 2011 by

OpenBSD claims no threat: Aussie industry

Explosive allegations from a claimed former Federal Bureau of Investigations agent that United States government spy agencies had planted backdoors in the supposed secure OpenBSD platform are overblown, according to Australian industry boffins.

December 15, 2010 by

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