Computerworld Security: July 13, 2015
Adobe to patch second Hacking Team Flash zero-day bug
Adobe next week will patch a second zero-day vulnerability found in the leaked
documents from the Hacking Team, a controversial Italian company that sells
surveillance software and exploits to governments.
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The Cost of Malware Containment
The recent Target, Home Depot, JPMorgan Chase and Sony Pictures Entertainment
breaches are examples of how destructive malware can be to an organization's
reputation and financial stability. Moreover, the severity and frequency of
malware attacks has increased significantly in the past year.
IN THIS ISSUE
1. OPM director steps down in wake of unprecedented data breach
2. VMware patches vulnerabilities in Workstation, Player, Fusion and Horizon View Client
3. 3 Minutes With Werner Vogels
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EMCs Flash Strategy is Flash Everywhere, led by XtremIO, our purpose built
All-Flash storage array.
OPM director steps down in wake of unprecedented data breach
Katherine Archuleta, the director of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management,
resigned a day after her agency announced that hackers had stolen information on
21.5 million current, former and prospective government workers and their
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5 Reasons Your Storage Snapshots Aren't Working
Snapshot-based data protection solutions were supposed to solve our backup
challenges, weren't they? Then why are your backups still broken? If your
snapshots are manually-managed or of the build-it-yourself variety, there may be
several reasons that they aren't working very well. Learn more about the top
reasons your snapshots are failing.
VMware patches vulnerabilities in Workstation, Player, Fusion and Horizon View Client
VMware released patches for serious vulnerabilities in several of its products
that could lead to arbitrary code execution, privilege escalation on the host OS
and denial of service.
3 Minutes With Werner Vogels
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