Multiple vulnerabilities in Google Chrome

Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in Google Chrome, where some have unknown impacts and others can can be exploited by malicious people to bypass certain security restrictions and potentially compromise a user’s system    Multiple vulnerabilities in Google Chrome.

Yale confirms 10-month-long data breach

Names and Social Security numbers of some 43,000 people that were affiliated with Yale University back in 1999 have been accessible to users of the Google search engine for the past ten months, reports the Yale Daily News  Yale confirms 10-month-long data breach.

Critical bug found in latest PHP release, users advised against updating

PHP users are advised against upgrading to the latest (5.3.7) release of the scripting language because a critical flaw has been spotted only a day before its release.  Critical bug found in latest PHP release, users advised against updating.

Seagate hard drive firmware check

Often issues with hardware can be resolved with newer firmware.  Here’s a link to check your Seagate hard drive’s firmware.  Before downloading any firmware to a device, double check the model number, version number and backup data.

Drive Detect
Firmware information

EC–Council Partners with U.S. Cyber Challenge to Sponsor National Cyber Quests Fall 2011Competition

The U.S. Cyber Challenge (USCC) today announced that the International Council of E-Commerce Consultants(EC-Council) has agreed to sponsor awards for the top three winners of the Cyber Quests Fall 2011 competition. Cyber Quests is a national online competition allowing participants to demonstrate their knowledge in a variety of information security disciplines.

EC–Council Partners with U.S. Cyber Challenge to Sponsor National Cyber Quests Fall 2011Competition.

FBI – Intelligence Analysts

Intelligence analysts—IAs in Bureau parlance—are involved in nearly every aspect of FBI operations in every corner of the globe. And in the decade since 9/11, their role has continued to expand. Part One - Part Two   Part Three