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  • Heartbleed patching effort stalls at around 300,000 vulnerable servers

    Despite a great start, the rate of patching OpenSSL servers against the critical Heartbleed vulnerability has slowed down to almost a halt. Around 300,000 servers remain vulnerable and many of them are unlikely to get patched anytime soon.

    Written by Lucian Constantin24 June 14 01:46
  • Feds asked to sit out Defcon hacking conference this year

    The organizers of the Defcon hacking convention have publicly asked U.S. federal government workers not to attend the event this year due to tension in the hacker community caused by the recent revelations about the U.S. government's electronic surveillance efforts.

    Written by Lucian Constantin11 July 13 12:13
  • Search engine optimization techniques for hackers

    Any company that does business online knows the importance of mastering search engine optimization (SEO) techniques to get their content atop the Google rankings. It turns out malware pushers care about SEO, too, and at DefCon later this week researchers will show just how big a deal it has become.

    Written by Bill Brenner28 July 10 01:13