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not that secure after all

It’s been an interesting week for IT security. Next to the, almost usual, patches Microsoft advises it’s users to install asap, a nasty domain name spoofing problem emerged in the open source browser Firefox. Even software like F-Secure that should be protecting your systemsfrom getting infected has been proven to have some serious issues of […]

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firefox 1.0

Wheeeee, Firefox 1.0 has been released! Get it if you’re not using it already. Get it even if you’re using the PR release, because the nice Mozilla folks have implemented a number of bugfixes and security issues, together with some enhancements to make it worth the two minutes it takes to run the installation. Hey, […]

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openwares.org spyware

This is a bad thing I happened to bump into today. The people at openwares.org are apparently offering open sourced software with mal- or spyware included. The guys at methlabs.org developing PeerGuardian for one have come across tampered versions of their open source software. Even download.com has fallen for this trap, and is distributing a […]

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snippets

Interesting read on how Microsoft’s FUD campaign against Open Source Software is failing, and this is what I would like to see more with software used by governments.