The funeral was held yesterday (24 January 2022) for Professor Juris Reinfelds, one of the landmark pioneers of computer science and the last survivor of a team that made Wollongong a global brand.
Security firm Tenable has released version 10.0 of Nessus, a vulnerability scanner that is among the better known tools used to search for vulnerabilities on networked systems.
Mail servers running the Exim mail transport agent are being exploited, with the attackers using a vulnerability disclosed a few days ago to run arbitrary commands as root, a security practitioner has warned.
Researchers at Slovakian security outfit ESET say they have found a sophisticated backdoor used by the well-known group Turla, which has also been called Snake.
ReactOS, a free and open source operating system on which one can run Windows applications, has released version 0.4.2, within three months of its previous release.
The OpenBSD project has marked two decades since commits were first made to the source tree with the release of version 5.8 - and four songs to mark the release, three inspired by the Beatles.
In what appears to be a relentless march to absorb more and more of a Linux/UNIX system, systemd, touted as an init system, has now incorporated the su command.
For years now, Linux has been all the rage. But in recent times, there have been murmurings among some veterans — long-time users — after the introduction of systemd, the init system that seems to overstep its boundaries.
After lying dormant for nearly five years, the case which SCO filed against IBM back in 2003 is back on the docket of the US federal court in Utah.
Richard Matthew Stallman is a stubborn man. And it is this trait of his above all else that has spawned the wonderful world of free and open source software, a world that was barely hinted at when he wrote the first document about his intentions.
Retail giant Woolworths provides a glimpse of its IT transformation and its technology roadmap for the coming years.
Launch Recruitment’s Rebecca Wallace has a message for ICT professionals in the market for a job – “stay abreast of what’s going on in the IT market and keep your skills updated.”
CA Technologies' Project Oolong - a plan to provide unified data protection across conventional disk backup right through to high availability failover for servers - has become a reality with the arrival of CA arcserve Unified Data Protection.
Research In Motion has unveiled a new platform for BlackBerry devices, BlackBerry BBX, claiming that it takes the best of the BlackBerry platform and the best of the QNX platform that underpins its Playbook tablet.
HP is trying to make it cheaper and easier for its customers to move into public or private clouds. Financing and services are at the heart of the announcements.
One of the truly great programmers of the last century and a man who maintained that simplicity was the best way to tackle the task has died.
Security software vendor Intego has released a malware scanner for Apple's iPad, iPhone and iPod touch.
Micro Focus's COBOL development software can now be used to create code for the Java Virtual Machine or Windows Azure as well as the previously supported platforms.
Novell has announced that its intellectual property pertaining to UNIX remains with the company after its sale to Attachmate Corporation.
Adobe has updated Acrobat and Reader to fix critical security vulnerabilities in the widely-used PDF applications.
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Linux is becoming worse than Windows. :-(