6/18/2006

Oracle Unveils Single Sign-On Suite

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Oracle Corp. on Wednesday unveiled a suite of components that enable large corporations to provide a single sign-on and authentication mechanism for accessing mainframe, client/server and Web applications.

The Oracle Enterprise Single Sign-On Suite, which is powered by technology from Passlogix Inc., makes it possible for organizations to avoid having customers, employees or partners login to each application separately when accessing an intranet or portal.

The suite provides single sign-on capabilities to Oracle and non-Oracle systems.

Source: InformationWeek

Microsoft France Site Hacked

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Microsoft France web site Hacked by Turkish hackers who defaced the site’s home page. In the message left on the web site is said: “Hi Master (: Your System 0wNed By Turkish Hackers!
redLine & rudeb0y & Ejder & The_Bekir & SaCReDSeeR & ASH owNed you! next target: microsoft.com TiTHacK.CoM & SavSaK.CoM

Microsoft france web site hacked

As for the time of writing these lines this is how the hack web site looked like.

Source: addict3d

Blimp Co. Produces ‘TV in the Sky’

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Imagine a drive-in movie screen that floats 1,000 feet in the air - and travels 15 mph. An Orlando-based blimp company called The Lightship Group has effectively made one, and it could be coming to a night sky near you.

Source: AP

UBS Trial: Parts of Attack Code Found At Defendant’s Home

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A U.S. Secret Service agent testified that a search of Rodger Duronio’s home turned up part of a logic bomb on two of his home computers, and in a printout found lying on top of a bedroom dresser. The defense, meanwhile, pounded away at UBS PaineWebber’s security lapses.

Source: InformationWeek

Microsoft To End XP SP1 Support In 3 Months

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Customers running Windows XP SP1 must migrate to Windows XP SP2 over the next three months, or they’ll lose incident support as of Oct. 10. Microsoft also said it won’t release any more security updates for SP1 after that date.

Microsoft said it’s open to signing Custom Support Agreements to extend support and hot fixes for Windows XP SP1 for eligible enterprise customers that have plans to migrate to Windows XP SP2. The Redmond, Wash., company recommended that Windows XP SP1 customers consider migrating directly to Windows Vista when it becomes widely available in January 2007.

Source: InformationWeek

Computer With D.C. Workers’ Data Stolen

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A laptop containing the Social Security numbers and other personal data of 13,000 District of Columbia employees and retirees has been stolen, officials said.

The computer was stolen Monday from the Washington home of an employee of ING U.S. Financial Services, said officials with the company, which administers the district’s retirement plan.

The company did not notify city employees of the theft until late Friday because it took officials several days to determine what information was stored on the laptop, ING spokeswoman Caroline Campbell said.

The laptop was not password-protected and the data was not encrypted, Campbell said.

Source: AP

Google to focus on London for next phase of growth

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LONDON is to become the centre of operations for Google’s next big phase of growth as the internet search engine company focuses its efforts on mobile phones, wireless laptops and personal digital assistants to increase its already massive user base.

Senior executives at Google told The Times this week that the company’s mobile division is expected soon to become the biggest driver of new business.

Source: Times

U.S. arrests 2 for stealing chip secrets

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Federal agents Friday arrested two Bay Area men who allegedly used stolen trade secrets to start their own Silicon Valley semiconductor company.

The pair allegedly pinched secret information from their employers — NetLogics Microsystems and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Corp. — and used it to establish their own company, SICO Microsystems.

Source: physorg

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