Showing posts from December 9, 2014

TLS Implementations Vulnerabilities and vulnerabilities in Exchange, Windows, Internet Explorer, and Office.

Image, also available via reminds that, Microsoft has released updates to address vulnerabilities in Exchange, Windows, Internet Explorer, and Office as part of the Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for December 2014. Some of these vulnerabilities could allow elevation of privilege, remote code execution, or disclosure of information. We encourage users and administrators to review Microsoft Security Bulletin MS14-DEC and apply the necessary updates. When it comes to Certain TLS Implementations Vulnerable to POODLE Attacks, we remind that, a new variant of the POODLE attack may affect some TLS implementations on account of an issue similar to one present in SSL 3.0. Successful exploitation may enable actors to derive plaintext from encrypted communications. Therefore, we encourage users and administrators to review TA14-290A for additional information on the POODLE attack and apply any necessary updates to address the vulnerability.

Platform for 3D designs, characters, educational content, games and more.

We are always at the early stage when it comes to 3D Printing in terms of adoption and maturation. But it is more and more exciting to witness that, a set of actors like MakerBot, demonstrates that, a range of amazing and exceptional achievements are already possible.
Thanks to the newMakerBot®-Ready Apps Portal,with eight apps, including three design apps: Leopoly, Zotebook and Cookie Caster; three entertainment apps: Modio, World of Rabbit and Robot Factory for MakerBot; a useful app: Fraemes; and an education-themed app: Makers Empire. The MakerBot-Ready Apps are accessible via

The Mesosphere Datacenter Operating System (DCOS) in our digital-driven world.

As, you can imagine, it will be more and more exciting to witness how emerging technologies-based innovations continue and will continue to transform our working conditions and streamline our vital operations in IT industry. 
In this momentum, at Mesosphere, they focus on a ‘new Datacenter Operating System (DCOS)’ which aims to save time, save money, and deliver applications faster. This New Kind of Operating System runs on top of any Linux distribution, can deploy any Linux application with ease, or install datacenter services with one command, including Hadoop, Spark, Cassandra and Kubernetes. 
With its Command Line Interface (CLI) and visual dashboard to control your datacenter, you can program your datacenter, to inter alia: organize all of your machines, VMs, and cloud instances into a single pool.
The Mesosphere DCOS aims to be highly-available and fault-tolerant. It can increase utilization, reduces operational complexity, and is built around Apache Mesos, a distributed systems ke…

Three critical enhancements to Google Compute Engine for the Windows ecosystem.

Google Compute Engine has deeply appropriated the path of productivity, rapid deployment, and high performance and of diversification.
At, , we observe that, with Expanded Windows Support on Google Cloud Platform, henceforth, they offer: better support of their Windows-based workloads and Microsoft License Mobility for Google Cloud Platform. 
This means inter alia that: you can now move your existing Microsoft server application software licenses, such as SQL Server, SharePoint and Exchange Server, from on-premises to Google Cloud Platform without any additional Microsoft software licensing fees.
Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter Edition is now available to all Google Cloud Platform customers in beta on Google Compute Engine.
And Chrome RDP app from Fusion Labs optimized for Google Cloud Platform is now available for free, for use with Windows in Google Compute Engine.,  reminds that, you can use the Chrome browser to create remote desktop sessions…

The Internet Systems Consortium (ISC) has released security updates to address multiple vulnerabilities in BIND.

Image, also available via reminds that, our global Cyber Awareness System has captured the ISC Releases Security Updates for BIND. According to this note, the Internet Systems Consortium (ISC) has released security updates to address multiple vulnerabilities in BIND, one of which may allow a remote attacker to cause a denial of service. Updates available include: BIND 9 version 9.9.6-P1BIND 9 version 9.10.1-P1Therefore, users and administrators are encouraged to review ISC Knowledge Base Articles AA-01216 and AA-01217 and apply the necessary updates.

Mobile VR (Virtual Reality): Gear VR Innovator Edition, the first development kit for Gear VR, is now available.

We are still at the early stage when it comes to mobile virtual reality. But already, it is exciting to see that, with a set of exciting project like Gear VR, consumers and developers can expect and experience inspiring experiences; virtual reality anywhere, anytime; integrated VR system; highly optimized VR graphics; powerful optics, distortion, heat, weight, ergonomics, tracking, and display tech; an integrated discovery and distribution system and more.
At, also available via, we salute these advancements and we remind that, Gear VR Innovator Edition is now available for purchase online at for developers in the US (with additional regions to follow).
All of the initial content is currently free, pending to introduce commerce to the platform, allowing developers to monetize their VR games and applications.