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Oracle fixes a veritable swarm of bugs

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As part of its quarterly Critical Patch Update, Oracle has issued fixes for a total of 250 bugs. This comes hot in the heels of the keynote speech at Oracle OpenWorld given by Larry Ellison, co-founder of the multinational provider of database technology, enterprise software and cloud engineered systems. While… Read more »

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SAP releases patches for its CRM system

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German multinational SAP is the world’s third largest software firm, supplying companies all over the world with enterprise solutions. In its latest patch release, SAP has fixed a number of holes in its business management software – notably in its widely-used CRM application. While the majority of the flaws were… Read more »

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The bug that nearly ate the Internet

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Bang a nail in to fix a loose floorboard and, like as not, you puncture a gas pipe. So it is with technology. While researchers were busy sorting out a Transition Control Protocol (TCP) problem, they inadvertently gave cyber criminals the opportunity to cause connection termination and perform data injection… Read more »

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