As noted by ZDNet, a major security vulnerability in Java 7 has been discovered, with the vulnerability currently being exploited in the wild by malicious parties. In response to threat, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has recommended that users disable the Java 7 browser plug-in entirely until a patch is made available by Oracle.
Hackers have discovered a weakness in Java 7 security that could allow the installation of malicious software and malware on machines that could increase the chance of [...]
Apple has not hesitated to close the loophole that allowed to Flashback trojan to penetrate the Apple OS X system. The Update which is 66.6 MB patches the venerability and fixes those computers that have already been affected.
As reported earlier, the Flashback Trojan managed to infect hundreds of thousands of Macs worldwide. The majority of the infected machines – 350,000 are in US; about 125,000 are in Canada and 75,000 in the United Kingdom
So if you are feeling insecure , go – ahead and hit the software update app and download the update.
ARM is playing its fever and has launched the Android Development Kit for ARM SOC and other chipsets. With the release of Development Studio 5 Community Edition, the company has expanded its dev kit’s repertoire to include not just Linux, but Google’s Linux-based mobile OS we all know and love. DS-5 even integrates with the standard Android SDK as well as Eclipse IDE.
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Anandtech has been busy this weekend comparing the Samsung Galaxy Nexus against the iPhone 4S. The results are in the and Android powerhouse beats the iPhone 4S in some areas.
Google is holding an even on 10th OCT to release a brand new structure of programming language. Codenamed – DART. This new language was being tested out secretly by Google on a couple of high profile websites. We wont know what it does thill the 10th of next month anyway. So stay tuned.
MindHelix Technologies LLP, a Kochi based IT company, has launched an app called SENTINEL which is the first app designed with women’s security in mind. The app can send instant alerts in case of any problems. A forced power-off of the phone or an improper exit of the application will trigger an alert to be sent. Prolonged signal loss will also cause a ‘fail safe’ alert SMS and email to be sent from the company’s server.
Co-Founder & CEO Christin Emmanuel George said
[quote]We want to add a direct emailing or texting to nearest police station as soon as [...]
Todays app is exceptionaly useful for Businesses and people who use their phones extensively for work.Superfiles is a frontend for Google Docs, iDisk, Dropbox, Box.net, Flickr, Picasa, WebDAV, FTP, SFTP etc.
What it basically allows you to do is to upload & download documents from your cloud storage or other servers on the go to your iDevice. Edit files on the go. Preview files not supported by other iOS apps, share files between Superfiles via bluetooth, Scan documents with your camera etc.
Some of the features of the app are:Send/Receive files between Superfiles via Bluetooth Scan documents, enhance for better OCR OCR(Optical Character [...]