Apple has released iOS 8.1, primarily to activate Apple Pay, but also to patch five CVE-listed vuln…

 Apple has released iOS 8.1, primarily to activate Apple Pay, but also to patch five CVE-listed vulnerabilities including a fix for the infamous SSL 3.0 POODLE security vulnerability.

(LiveHacking.Com) – Apple has released iOS 8.1, primarily to activate Apple Pay, but also to patch five CVE-listed vulnerabilities including fixes for a Bluetooth flaw and a fix for the infamous SSL 3.0 POODLE security vulnerability. POODLE (Padding Oracle On Downgraded Legacy Encryption) is the …

Besides Linux 3.18 being closer to allowing the AArch64/ARM64 kernel code to compile under Clang and…

Besides Linux 3.18 being closer to allowing the AArch64/ARM64 kernel code to compile under Clang and many ARM/ARM64 Linux kernel improvements, another 3.18 addition for the new 64-bit ARM architecture is the addition of PCI support.

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Bad idea of the week: The Washington Post’s editorial board, in a widely circulated call for “compromise…

Bad idea of the week: The Washington Post's editorial board, in a widely circulated call for “compromise” on encryption, proposed that while our data should be off-limits to hackers and other bad actors, “perhaps Apple and Google could invent a kind of secure golden key” so that the good guys could get to it if necessary.

https://keybase.io/blog/2014-10-08/the-horror-of-a-secure-golden-key

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