Monthly Archives: July 2012

Why Insight App Health Check is so Important: Java Flaws Increasingly Targeted By Attackers


July 25, 2012 By
The Vigilant Application Owner

Check out this news story that broke earlier in the week: Java flaws are “increasingly targeted by attackers”. This story was filed by IDG News Service from the Black Hat USA 2012 conference, and it points at a trend we’ve also noticed. The world is waking up to the fact that Java is an attractive […]

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Insight Application Health Check: Scan Your Application for Security and Licensing Issues in Minutes


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Sonatype

We’re releasing a product today that is something of a break from our other products: Nexus Professional, Insight for CI. First, it’s a service that anyone can use, it isn’t aimed at developers who use Maven or Nexus or any build tool whatsoever. Second, there’s no download or setup process for this product that takes […]

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The Latest Threat: A Virus Made Just For You


July 24, 2012 By
The Vigilant Application Owner

Technology Review – (International) The latest threat: A virus made just for you. The Flashback computer virus gained notoriety earlier in 2012 as the first malware to make headway against Apple’s relatively untouched operating system, Mac OS X, infecting 600,000 victims’ machines at the peak of the outbreak. However, computer scientists and security professionals were […]

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We Just Kicked Central Performance and Availability Up a Notch with Edgecast


July 19, 2012 By
Brian Fox

Central is a critical resource for developers. If you develop Java applications and use Maven, Gradle, or Ivy, Central is what has made it easy for you to consume libraries using dependency declarations in your builds. For more than a decade, Central has been a solid, reliable presence supporting the community and making it easier […]

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Android Malware Is Booming


July 18, 2012 By
The Vigilant Application Owner

Help Net Security – (International) Android malware is booming. Trend Micro’s January prediction that 11,000 pieces of Android malware will be detected by June of 2012 proved completely inaccurate, as the number of malicious applications in the wild for Google’s mobile operating system exploded and now is at more than 25,000. Forty-eight percent of these […]

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Oracle’s July Patch Day Brings 87 Security Updates


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The Vigilant Application Owner

H Security – (International) Oracle’s July patch day brings 87 security updates. In its planned July Critical Patch Update (CPU), Oracle released 87 security updates to fix various vulnerabilities across many product families. The updates affect products including Oracle Fusion Middleware 11g, Oracle Database 10g and 11g, and MySQL. One of the holes was given […]

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Experts Find Filter Bypass Vulnerabilities In Barracuda Appliances


July 16, 2012 By
The Vigilant Application Owner

Softpedia – (International) Experts find filter bypass vulnerabilities in Barracuda appliances. Security researchers from Vulnerability Lab identified a serious security hole that could affect a number of companies that rely on Barracuda products. They discovered a high severity validation filter and exception handling bypass vulnerability in Barracuda’s appliances. According to the experts, the input filter […]

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ICS-Alert-12-195-01—Tridium Niagara Directory Traversal And Weak Credential Storage Vulnerability


July 13, 2012 By
The Vigilant Application Owner

U.S. Industrial Control Systems Computer Emergency Response Team – (International) ICS-Alert-12-195-01—Tridium Niagara directory traversal and weak credential storage vulnerability. Two independent security researchers notified the Industrial Control Systems Computer Emergency Response Team (ICS-CERT) of a directory traversal and weak credential storage vulnerability with proof-of-concept exploit code for Tridium Niagara AX Framework software. According to their […]

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Join Us: Sonatype Meetup in NYC – Wednesday, July 25, 2012


July 12, 2012 By
Emily Blades

We’re planning a Sonatype Meetup in New York City on Wednesday, July 25 at 6PM. Jason will be giving an informal talk on the next phase of Apache Maven-based development and how Sonatype is tackling all the hard problems in component lifecycle management. After that, he’ll be giving a sneak peek of our product roadmap […]

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