Monthly Archives: April 2012

Nexus Sighting: Illegal Argument Podcast #76


By
Tim O'Brien

Nexus was mentioned in Episode #76 of Illegal Argument. Mark Derricutt published a list of technologies that he would choose if he were starting a startup and hosts discussed and modified his choices: Git git-flow Gerrit Jenkins Gitblit Vagrant / Pallet – For consitency, “if you are going to deploy to a RedHat machine have […]

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Oracle to Issue 88 Security Patches on Tuesday


April 12, 2012 By
The Vigilant Application Owner

April 12, IDG News Service – (International) Oracle to issue 88 security patches on Tuesday. Oracle plans to release 88 patches April 17, covering vulnerabilities affecting a wide array of products, according to a pre-release announcement posted to its Web site April 12. The upcoming patch batch includes six fixes for Oracle’s database, three of […]

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Are you using a Leiningen Repository Manager?


By
Tim O'Brien

Do you walk around all day wishing you could write elegant Lisp code? I know I do. When I’m in the mood for Lisp I usually go straight to Clojure, and when I’m deep in a state of Lisp-induced productivity, I’ll probably want to automate my Clojure projects with Leiningen. Leiningen is big in the […]

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Anonymous Blamed for Attacks on Technology Group Websites


April 10, 2012 By
The Vigilant Application Owner

April 10, Bloomberg – (International) Anonymous blamed for attacks on technology group websites. Two technology trade associations said they were targeted by the hacker-activist group Anonymous as it singled out supporters of proposed legislation to improve U.S. cybersecurity. Anonymous claimed credit for denial-of-service assaults on the TechAmerica and USTelecom Web sites, according to the associations […]

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Insufficient Security Controls for Smart Meters


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The Vigilant Application Owner

April 10, Homeland Security Newswire – (New York) Insufficient security controls for smart meters. False data injection attacks exploit the configuration of power grids by introducing arbitrary errors into state variables while bypassing existing techniques for bad measurement detection; experts say the current generation of smart meters are not secure enough against false data injection […]

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