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Microsoft urges firms to focus on severe RDP flaw

Cryptography pioneer: We need good code | Mozilla nixes Firefox 11 delay, will launch upgrade on schedule

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Microsoft urges firms to focus on severe RDP flaw
The software giant told companies to act quickly to protect vulnerable systems from hackers exploiting a technology for remotely accessing Windows computers. Read More


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Cryptography pioneer: We need good code
Cryptographer Whitfield Diffie reckons one of the most important things for good cryptography and security in the age of the Internet is good code. Unfortunately, really good code is generally too expensive to write, he said. Read More

Mozilla nixes Firefox 11 delay, will launch upgrade on schedule
Firefox 11 will include the usual security patches, as well as a few new features noticeable to users, such as synchronizing add-ons across all Firefox-equipped machines. Read More

When Windows attacks pay off
The cash-for-exploits trend continues to grow this week, with a coding site offering to fund anyone who can produce an attack that compromises Windows computers through a just-reported critical flaw. Read More


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