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May 13, 2015
by sjvn01
Comments Off on For Venom security flaw, the fix is in: Patch your VM today

For Venom security flaw, the fix is in: Patch your VM today

Venom (Virtualized Environment Neglected Operations Manipulation), the recently discovered security hole in the open-source QEMU virtual machine hypervisor, has been fixed. That’s the good news. The bad news is many of you, even though you may use a QEMU-based hypervisor … Continue reading

April 9, 2015
by sjvn01
Comments Off on Securing the web once and for all: The Let’s Encrypt Project

Securing the web once and for all: The Let’s Encrypt Project

In case you’ve been in a cave, you may not have noticed Web security is a mess. Gmail had fits this weekend with sending mail because the mail server tasked with sending messages had an expired security certificate. Before that, … Continue reading