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Posted by meshal on Friday, August 08, 2008 @ 07:12:59 EDT (8160 reads)

Speaking at the Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas, security researcher Dan Kaminsky warned that a critical vulnerability in the internet’s worldwide DNS (Domain Name System) infrastructure is worse than initially thought.

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Posted by meshal on Saturday, July 26, 2008 @ 14:59:47 EDT (7898 reads)

According to a somewhat jaw-dropping story in The Register, it appears that Microsoft has performed a trifecta of geek-scaring feats: They have joined the Apache Software Foundation as a Platinum member(at $100K USD a year), submitted LGPL-licensed patches for ADOdb, and have pledged to expand their Open Specifications Promise by adding to the list more than 100 protocols for interoperability between its Windows Server and the Windows client.

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Posted by meshal on Tuesday, June 10, 2008 @ 14:42:10 EDT (10106 reads)

The Oldest & the Greatest Linux distribution, Slackware 12.1 has been released.

Well folks, it's that time to announce a new stable Slackware release again. So, without further ado, announcing Slackware version 12.1! Since we've moved to supporting the 2.6 kernel series exclusively (and fine-tuned the system to get the most out of it), we feel that Slackware 12.1 has many improvements over our last release (Slackware 12.0) and is a must-have upgrade for any Slackware user.



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Posted by meshal on Saturday, March 29, 2008 @ 07:31:26 EDT (8118 reads)

Vancouver (WA) - During a contest in Vancouver where competitors tried to hack Windows, Linux and Apple computers, the Macbook Air was the first to be compromised, taking the winner just two minutes to break into Apple's new thin notebook.

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Topic: security
Posted by meshal on Wednesday, March 26, 2008 @ 02:37:26 EDT (7973 reads)

Ministry of Awqaf & Islamic Affairs of Kuwait announced that they signed a contract with Novell co to install & deploy OES2 and SUSE Linux with System Identity Management.

That's would be the first ministry to apply Linux in their systems on the middle east according to them.

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Posted by meshal on Saturday, March 01, 2008 @ 18:18:13 EST (8210 reads)

A web browser that gave many people their first experience of the web is set to disappear today.

Netscape Navigator, now owned by AOL, will no longer be supported after 1 March 2008, the company has said.

So Long Netscape.

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Topic: security
Posted by meshal on Sunday, February 17, 2008 @ 19:32:14 EST (7910 reads)
If you use fasttelco Internet, please don't use your Internet to access sensitive data like banks, email, or any other critical account. please read more here:

248am.com & mbhtech

Posted by meshal on Tuesday, January 22, 2008 @ 11:07:48 EST (26396 reads)
Anonymous writes
I would like to announce that KwtLinux is now attracting more visitors and we are working to keep a daily input. Also want to inform every one that we also have setup a forum which will help users discuss & share linux related issues.

Topic: News
Posted by meshal on Wednesday, January 16, 2008 @ 19:04:47 EST (7556 reads)

Sun Microsystems, Inc. today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire MySQL AB, an open source icon and developer of one of the world's fastest growing open source databases for approximately $1 billion in total consideration. The acquisition accelerates Sun's position in enterprise IT to now include the $15 billion database market. Today's announcement reaffirms Sun's position as the leading provider of platforms for the Web economy and its role as the largest commercial open source contributor.

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Posted by meshal on Saturday, January 12, 2008 @ 05:36:14 EST (9614 reads)

The KDE Community is thrilled to announce the immediate availability of KDE 4.0. This significant release marks both the end of the long and intensive development cycle leading up to KDE 4.0 and the beginning of the KDE 4 era.


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