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August 21, 2013
by sjvn01
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US court rules masking IP address to access blocked Website violates law

U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer in Northern District of California has ruled that avoiding an IP address block to connect to a Website is a breach of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA). Some have taken this decision to … Continue reading

August 8, 2013
by sjvn01
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Linux desktop Trojan ‘Hand of Thief’ steals in

For years, Linux desktop users had it easy. Their Windows brothers and sisters had to deal with an unending stream of malware; but other than a handful of exploits aimed mostly at Linux servers, there were no real Linux Trojans … Continue reading

August 6, 2013
by sjvn01
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W3C defines local Web storage API

HTML5 has reopened the debate about whether Web applications can compete with native applications. Now, with the latest World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)’s Web Application Working Group Web Storage Recommendation HTML5 developers have another powerful tool for creating Web-based programs. … Continue reading