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Grsecurity will stop issuing patches citing trademark abuse

A major corporation is misusing grsecurity’s trademarks and violating the terms of the GNU Public License – and as a consequence, the leader of the project said Wednesday, grsecurity will stop making its stable patches available to the general public.

Written by Jon Gold28 Aug. 15 20:31

It's SysAdmin Day: Let us celebrate with coffee

Ross Derewianko is a systems administrator for <a href="https://www.pingidentity.com/en.html">Ping Identity</a>, a maker of cross-platform identity management and security software. We spoke to him on <a href="http://sysadminday.com/about-sysadmin-day/sysadwhat/">SysAdmin Day</a> to get his thoughts on the holiday and on his job.

Written by Jon Gold01 Aug. 15 04:30

Is the smartphone market saturated?

Smartphone sales increased substantially in the second quarter of 2015, but the rate of growth continued to slow, fueling concerns that the market has started to become saturated, according to a study released today by Juniper Research.

Written by Jon Gold31 July 15 03:01

Google: Users still aren't getting message about online security

Google researchers say that experts and non-experts go about protecting their digital privacy in very different ways, according to survey results they plan to present at the upcoming <a href="https://cups.cs.cmu.edu/soups/2015/">Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security</a>.

Written by Jon Gold24 July 15 02:18

CTIA: FCC transparency guidelines 'irrational'

The wireless industry's chief lobbying group today issued comments on part of the FCC'S Open Internet Order that went into effect last month, saying that provisions requiring better disclosure of network management, performance and pricing figures are unfair and burdensome.

Written by Jon Gold23 July 15 00:31

BYOD users worry employers can't keep private data safe

Workplace smartphone and tablet users worry a lot about their personal information remaining private from their employers and only a relatively slim majority trusts their employer to keep that data safe, according to a Harris Poll survey released today, which was commissioned by MDM vendor MobileIron.

Written by Jon Gold15 July 15 14:08

The top 10 supercomputers in the world, 20 years ago

In 1995, the top-grossing film in the U.S. was Batman Forever. (Val Kilmer as Batman, Jim Carrey as the Riddler, Tommy Lee Jones as Two-Face. Yeah.) The L.A. Rams were moving back to St. Louis, and Michael Jordan was moving back to the Bulls. Violence was rife in the Balkans. The O.J. trial happened.

Written by Jon Gold15 July 15 04:39

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