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Good: Companies Care About Data Privacy Bad: No Idea How To Protect It

Slashdot.org - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 23:36
Esther Schindler writes: Research performed by Dimensional Research demonstrated something most of us know: Just about every business cares about data privacy, and intends to do something to protect sensitive information. But when you cross-tabulate the results to look more closely at what organizations are actually doing to ensure that private data stays private, the results are sadly predictable: While smaller companies care about data privacy just as much as big ones do, they're ill-equipped to respond. What's different is not the perceived urgency of data privacy and other privacy/security matters. It's what companies are prepared (and funded) to do about it. For instance: "When it comes to training employees on data privacy, 82% of the largest organizations do tell the people who work for them the right way to handle personally identifiable data and other sensitive information. Similarly, 71% of the businesses with 1,000-5,000 employees offer such training. However, even though smaller companies are equally concerned about the subject, that concern does not trickle down to the employees quite so effectively. Half of the midsize businesses offer no such training; just 39% of organizations with under 100 employees regularly train employees on data privacy."

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Configure WSO2 Enterprise Mobility Manager so devices can Enrol into MDM system by Owen2

Freelancer.com - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 22:38
A previous freelancer installed WSO2 on a linux DigitalOcean droplet. It seems to be running OK but we cannot enrol devices. WSO2 product: http://wso2.com/products/enterprise-mobility-manager/ We are having issues enrolling devices... (Budget: $30 - $250 AUD, Jobs: Apache, Java, Linux, UNIX, Web Hosting)
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Ubuntu 15.04 Makes a 'Snappy' Entrance - eWeek

Linux News - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 22:28

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Ubuntu 15.04 Makes a 'Snappy' Entrance
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"Ubuntu is the preferred development environment in an astonishing array of use-cases around the world," Mark Shuttleworth, founder of Ubuntu Linux, told eWEEK. "We have consolidated a whole bunch of tools, including mobile IDE [integrated development ...
Latest Ubuntu hits the web with mostly minor refinementsEngadget
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Ubuntu 15.04 'Vivid Vervet' released: Revamped (again) menus, systemd ...PCWorld
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Distribution Release: Ubuntu MATE 15.04

DistroWatch.com - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 22:18
Martin Wimpress has announced the availability of Ubuntu MATE 15.04, the project's first release as an official member of the Ubuntu family of distributions: "Ubuntu MATE 15.04 is now available for download. This release builds on Ubuntu MATE beta 2 and mostly fixes bugs. Here is a run....
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System Admin for linux cloud Server by dhineshindia

Freelancer.com - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 22:02
Hi, My server is 2GB RAM SSD based VPS from Linode dot com hosting. I am looking for a system admin maintain and provide 24x7 support. The provide should possess a web hosting company. Below are the software installed... (Budget: $10 - $30 USD, Jobs: Linux, Magento, Nginx, PHP, System Admin)
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Alfresco setup on AWS by pegasus5419

Freelancer.com - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 21:34
Initial install of Alfresco Community on AWS micro site. Outbound email invite notification setup issue. Need to remove port 8080 from the invite URL. (Budget: $30 - $250 USD, Jobs: Amazon Web Services, Apache, Linux, System Admin)
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PHP MYQL LINUX JAVASCRIPT CSS by sytes

Freelancer.com - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 21:09
I a looking for programmer on a permanent basis for ongoing jobs i have. You have to be experienced in PHP, MySQL, Linux, Javascript, CSS, Ajax or do not apply all work is done on Linux servers 10... (Budget: $2 - $3 USD, Jobs: CSS, Javascript, Linux, MySQL, PHP)
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Will Cloud Foundry be the Linux of the Cloud?

LinuxToday.com - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 21:00

Linux.com: Cloud native application platforms are ones that support microservices and twelve factor apps.

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Music Industry Argues Works Entering Public Domain Are Not In Public Interest

Slashdot.org - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 20:58
An anonymous reader writes: With news that Canada intends to extend the term of copyright for sound recordings and performers, the recording industry is now pushing the change by arguing that works entering the public domain is not in the public interest. It is hard to see how anyone can credibly claim that works are "lost" to the public domain and that the public interest in not served by increased public access, but if anyone would make the claim, it would be the recording industry.

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Bulk-Massive Email Marketing with Dedicate or SemiDedicated Server - open to bidding by Goptriton

Freelancer.com - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 19:28
Hi. I need this type of solution (you can see the features and the MINI plan): http://www.massmailservers.net/services/vps-smtp-mail-server But, would be better if is a dedicated server like these: http://www.massmailservers.net/services/dedicated-bulk- (Budget: $8 - $15 USD, Jobs: Bulk Marketing, Email Marketing, HTML, Linux, PHP)
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Groupon Refuses To Pay Security Expert Who Found Serious XSS Site Bugs

Slashdot.org - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 18:57
Mark Wilson writes: Bounty programs benefit everyone. Companies like Microsoft get help from security experts, customers gain improved security, and those who discover and report vulnerabilities reap the rewards financially. Or at least that's how things are supposed to work. Having reported a series of security problems to discount and deal site Groupon, security researcher Brute Logic from XSSposed.org was expecting a pay-out — but the site refuses to give up the cash. In all, Brute Logic reported more than 30 security issues with Groupon's site, but the company cites its Responsible Disclosure policy as the reason for not handing over the cash.

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Distribution Release: Lubuntu 15.04

DistroWatch.com - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 18:33
The developers of the Lubuntu distribution have announced the availability of Lubuntu 15.04. Lubuntu is built using packages from the Ubuntu repositories and features the LXDE desktop. This release of Lubuntu offers nine months of support and focuses on minor bug fixes as the development team prepares the....
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Median Age At Google Is 29, Says Age Discrimination Lawsuit

Slashdot.org - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 18:15
dcblogs writes: The typical employee at Google is relatively young, according to a lawsuit brought by an older programmer who is alleging age discrimination. Between 2007 and 2013, Google's workforce grew from 9,500 to more than 28,000 employees, "yet as of 2013, its employees' median age was 29 years old," the lawsuit claims. That's in contrast to the median age of nearly 43 for all U.S. workers who are computer programmers, according to the lawsuit.

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Gen. Petraeus To Be Sentenced To Two Years Probation and Fine

Slashdot.org - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 17:51
An anonymous reader writes: Petraeus, a now-retired U.S. Army General, has already agreed to plead guilty to a criminal misdemeanor charge of unauthorized removal and retention of classified material. As part of the agreement with prosecutors filed in March, the government will not seek any prison time. Instead, Petraeus will agree to pay a $40,000 fine and receive two years of probation, according to court documents. The recommendations are not binding on the federal judge who will preside at the hearing Thursday afternoon in Charlotte.

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Researcher Discloses Methods For Bypassing All OS X Security Protections

Slashdot.org - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 17:30
Trailrunner7 writes: For years, Apple has enjoyed a pretty good reputation among users for the security of its products. That halo has been enhanced by the addition of new security features such as Gatekeeper and XProtect to OS X recently, but one researcher said that all of those protections are simple to bypass and gaining persistence on a Mac as an attacker isn't much of a challenge at all. Gatekeeper is one of the key technologies that Apple uses to prevent malware from running on OS X machines. It gives users the ability to restrict which applications can run on their machines by choosing to only allow apps from the Mac App Store. With that setting in play, only signed, legitimate apps should be able to run on the machine. But Patrick Wardle, director of research at Synack, said that getting around that restriction is trivial. "Gatekeeper doesn't verify an extra content in the apps. So if I can find an Apple-approved app and get it to load external content, when the user runs it, it will bypass Gatekeeper," Wardle said in a talk at the RSA Conference here Thursday. "It only verifies the app bundle. If Macs were totally secure, I wouldn't be here talking," Wardle said. "It's trivial for any attacker to bypass the security tools on Macs."

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VPN latency by mazharulrm

Freelancer.com - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 17:28
I have an asterisk server Server A = Asterisk server Server B = Asterisk Client server Now i use Connect to OpenVPN service from Terminal and ping high Now i need to solve VPN latency And i... (Budget: $30 - $250 USD, Jobs: Asterisk PBX, Linux, Network Administration, VoIP, VPS)
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Decode (decrypt) Perl file by vuong93tb

Freelancer.com - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 17:08
I have a file encode with perl (i think) or linux compiled. i want a people help me decode it. thanks (Budget: $10 - $12 USD, Jobs: Linux, Perl, PHP)
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Ubuntu's Vivid Vervet Makes Snappy Entrance

LinuxToday.com - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 17:00

LinuxiInsider: The new OS offers tools for cloud, device, client and Internet of Things development.

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Yellowstone Supervolcano Even Bigger Than We Realized

Slashdot.org - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 16:47
The Washington Post reports that the "supervolcano" beneath Yellowstone National Park (which, thankfully, did not kill us all in 2004, or in 2008 ) may be more dangerous when it does erupt than anyone realized until recently. Scientists have today published a paper documenting their discovery of an even larger, deeper pool of magma below the already huge reservoir near the surface. From the article: On Thursday, a team from the University of Utah published a study, in the journal Science, that for the first time offers a complete diagram of the plumbing of the Yellowstone volcanic system. The new report fills in a missing link of the system. It describes a large reservoir of hot rock, mostly solid but with some melted rock in the mix, that lies beneath a shallow, already-documented magma chamber. The newly discovered reservoir is 4.5 times larger than the chamber above it. There's enough magma there to fill the Grand Canyon. The reservoir is on top of a long plume of magma that emerges from deep within the Earth's mantle. ... “This is like a giant conduit. It starts down at 1,000 kilometers. It's a pipe that starts down in the Earth," said Robert Smith, emeritus professor of geophysics at the University of Utah and a co-author of the new paper. ... The next major, calderic eruption could be within the boundaries of the park, northeast of the old caldera. “If you have this crustal magma system that is beneath the pre-Cambrian rocks, eventually if you get enough fluid in that system, enough magma, you can create another caldera, another set of giant explosions," Smith said. "There’s no reason to think it couldn’t continue that same process and repeat that process to the northeast.”

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Comcast plans to drop Time Warner Cable deal

OSNews.com - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 16:40
Comcast Corp. is planning to walk away from its proposed $45.2 billion takeover of Time Warner Cable Inc., people with knowledge of the matter said, after meeting with opposition from U.S. regulators. Comcast’s board will meet to finalize the decision on Thursday, and an announcement may come as soon as Friday, said one of the people, who asked not to be identified because the information is private. Great news for American consumers.

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