March 2008

As reported earlier CanSecWest conference was designed to test zero day vulnerability against three leading desktop operating systems. The result is out: [1] The MacBook Air went first [2] Windows Vista was cracked (hacked) on the last day of the contest [3] Linux remained undefeated Although several attendees tried to crack the Linux laptop, nobody […]

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WordPress 2.5 has been released and available for download.The dashboard is cleaner, faster, less cluttered. From the release note: WordPress 2.5, the culmination of six months of work by the WordPress community, people just like you. The improvements in 2.5 are numerous, and almost entirely a result of your feedback: multi-file uploading, one-click plugin upgrades, […]

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In November 2007 EKA was announced, which is privately funded supercomputer. Eka, built by CRL, Pune is the world’s 4th fastest supercomputer, and the fastest one that didn’t use government funding. This is the same supercomputer referenced in Yahoo!’s recent announcement about cloud computing research at the Hadoop Summit. This article describes some of the […]

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The most anticipated matchup in the cracker (or hacker) world is going on to take control of a computer using zero day vulnerability. Checkout official site for more information about the Pwn2Own contest. The prize is US $20,000, plus you get to keep the laptop.

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Since y’day I noticed one of our article related to ORDB.org spam blocker receiving lots of traffic. I received couple of calls from our clients because most emails was getting bounced via Exchange or Postfix mail server. ORDB is now configured to return each IP as spam source ORDB was a database of open relay […]

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The Art of Unix Programming by Eric Raymond is a book about the history and culture of Unix programming from its earliest days in 1969 to now, covering both genetic derivations such as BSD and conceptual ones such as Linux. You should read this book if you are an experienced Unix programmer who is often […]

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