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Meltdown Patch Opened Bigger Security Hole on Windows 7

Meltdown Patch Opened Bigger Security Hole on Windows 7

Microsoft's Meltdown patch has opened an even bigger security hole on Windows 7, allowing any user-level application to read content from the operating system's kernel, and even write data to kernel memory. "Windows 7 already did the hard work of mapping in the required memory into every running process", Frisk explained. This bit enables read-write user-mode access to the top-level page table itself. Consulte Mais Informação

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Thursday Is National Vietnam Veterans Day

Thursday Is National Vietnam Veterans Day

Vietnam veterans in and around High Point will get a moment in the spotlight Thursday, courtesy of a local patriotic organization. "This event is to honor Vietnam veterans, but we want the public to come, too, and support these veterans, to make up for the welcome they didn't receive when they came home from the war", said Lynn McPherson, a DAR member who is one of the event organizers. Consulte Mais Informação

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Nigerians React As Lagos Govt Declares Public Holiday For Buhari

Nigerians React As Lagos Govt Declares Public Holiday For Buhari

A statement by Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Kehinde Bamigbetan, Tuesday, said the declaration was to enable residents to come out en masse to welcome President Buhari during the visit. Lekki Deep Sea Port will be one of the most modern ports in West Africa, offering enormous support to the burgeoning commercial operation across Nigeria and the entire West African region. Consulte Mais Informação

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Players to watch in the Final Four

Players to watch in the Final Four

The NCAA has since ordered Louisville to vacate that championship in the wake of a sex scandal. That's a hard standard in the corrupted universe of big-time American college sports, where big money raises the stakes for winning, along with the temptation for coaches and players to twist the rules to their own ends. Consulte Mais Informação

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One dead in San Francisco hit-and-run

One dead in San Francisco hit-and-run

The five people were taken to the hospital and police later said on Twitter that one person had died following the hit-and-run in San Francisco's Central Waterfront neighborhood. A witness at the scene said the driver first wielded an ax, swinging it at the group. Authorities had not yet released the identity of the person who died. Consulte Mais Informação

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Grindr Security Flaws Puts User Privacy At Risk, Bombshell Report Claims

Grindr Security Flaws Puts User Privacy At Risk, Bombshell Report Claims

The catch is that if you wanted to find out about this, you had to hand over your username and password to Faden's purpose-built website, C*ckblocked (asterisk original), which would then scour your Grindr account for this hidden metadata. In a statement to NBC, Grindr confirmed the existence of the security vulnerabilities and said it had closed the loophole which allowed the data to be accessed. Consulte Mais Informação

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Child abuse prevention advocates meet at State House

Child abuse prevention advocates meet at State House

Other state bodies have also been involved to some extent", said the Minister. "Maine law enforcement see first-hand what happens when child abuse and neglect are not prevented", Kate Perkins, executive director of the Maine Children's Trust, said in a news release, "and the Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Councils in partnership with the Maine Children's Trust work diligently to insure Maine children are safely nurtured". Consulte Mais Informação

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Woman ASI suspended for offensive video

Woman ASI suspended for offensive video

In a shocker from Kerala, a purported video clip of a half naked transgender inside a police station here has gone viral on the internet, following which a woman police officer has been suspended, pending enquiry. ASI R Sreelatha was suspended for recording the video clip with nudity in it and sharing it with another transgender person. "In between someone had recorded a video and circulated it", said an officer on condition of anonymity. Consulte Mais Informação

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Vice President Pence in MN

Vice President Pence in MN

Cramer was an early supporter of President Donald Trump, Pence said. Pence also is scheduled to speak at an event on tax reform. Republicans are trying desperately to hold control of the U.S. "The fact that the vice president is coming into Minnesota before the end of March is a big deal because it is showing that the national focus, from a strategic perspective, is on Minnesota for national Republicans", Carnahan said. Consulte Mais Informação

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