24th > November > 2013 Archive
Rackspace patches Windows Updater vuln
Rackspace has patched an arbitrary code execution bug in its Windows environment, following an advisory from CloudPassage.
NSW privacy exemption shares personal data with private sector
The New South Wales (NSW) Information and Privacy Commission (IPC) has issued a direction to privacy officers across the state that they are to share some personal data with the private sector.
New NSA leak reveals invasion of the management consultants
The Register can reveal that while the NSA has been infiltrating the highest echelons of the governments of US allies, a counter-infiltration has taken place.
Google claims MOOCs SOLVE code-for-kids teacher training problem
Google's latest contribution to the global movement that advocates teaching kids to code as the solution for every problem has discovered something revolutionary: if you put good content online, lots of people will read it and some of them may even engage with it.
Australia's States in online shopping tax grab
The idea that Australia's finances can be fixed by closing the online shopping “GST loophole” has shambled back out of its grave to consume the brains of the country's political masters. State treasurers have revived their calls for the federal government to stick its hands in the pockets of online shoppers.