Monthly Archives: July 2012

New Java Exploit To Debut In BlackHole Exploit Kits


July 10, 2012 By
The Vigilant Application Owner

While this appeared on our Security feed last week, it’s important enough to reblog this as it affects just about everyone who is running Nexus. If you haven’t yet applied the latest Java patch from Oracle, it’s time to do so…because it is starting to show up in rootkits. While our Insight product isn’t specifically […]

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Head Of Pentagon’s Cyber Command Calls For Clear Cyber Security Legislation


July 9, 2012 By
The Vigilant Application Owner

Head of Pentagon’s Cyber Command Calls for Clear Cyber Security Legislation. US Army General Keith Alexander, head of the Pentagon’s Cyber Command and the National Security Agency (NSA), has called for legislators to clarify who is responsible for what in defending the country’s computer systems from attacks. General Alexander says it’s important that the issues […]

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Thieves Exploiting Vulnerability In On-Board Diagnostic System To Steal BMWs


July 7, 2012 By
The Vigilant Application Owner

ZDNet – Thieves Exploiting Vulnerability in On-Board Diagnostic System to Steal BMWs. Thieves have figured out a way to steal BMWs with keyless entry technology. They are able to bypass alarm systems. It is believed that the thieves are gaining access to the cars’ On-Board Diagnostic (OBD) system to program new key fobs. The vehicles’ […]

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Component Lifecycle Management with your Apache Maven Infrastructure


July 5, 2012 By
Jason van Zyl

The way software is being developed has changed over the last ten years, it has shifted from companies developing the vast majority of their own software to a software development approach that depends on open source components that are freely available. Today, the vast majority (upwards of 90%) of Java-based applications are assembled from components. […]

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