Monthly Archives: October 2009

AN Smith Lecture – Mr Mark Scott, Managing Director, ABC

AN Smith Lecture in Journalism © The University of Melbourne, 2009. All rights reserved. Live@Melbourne – AN Smith Lecture Speaker: Mr Mark Scott, Managing Director, ABC Wednesday, August 14, 2009 Start time: 6:30pm AEST Duration: 51 min 27 sec “For … Continue reading

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Adobe Reader 9.2 & Acrobat 9.2

Critical vulnerabilities have been identified in Adobe Reader 9.1.3 and Acrobat 9.1.3, Adobe Reader 8.1.6 and Acrobat 8.1.6 for Windows, Macintosh and UNIX, and Adobe Reader 7.1.3 and Acrobat 7.1.3 for Windows and Macintosh. These vulnerabilities could cause the application … Continue reading

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Patch Tuesday Wednesday (OCT-2009)

This month we have thirteen (13) new security bulletins, a restart will be required. This month, we released 13 new bulletins which address 33 vulnerabilities in Windows, Internet Explorer and Microsoft Office. Since we published this information in our advance … Continue reading

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The Guild: Season 3

Felicia Day who was Penny in Joss Whedon’s awesome web series Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog (oh and also as Vi in Buffy the Vampire Slayer) is the star, script writer and producer of The Guild – now in Season 3. … Continue reading

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This weeks links (2009-10-12)

Australia’s largest university is going Google with Monash University set to offer customised Google Apps for Education to all of its students. Monash University Vice-Chancellor Professor Edward Byrne said the University’s 58,000 students would be given sign-up details for their … Continue reading

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Patch Tuesday, a Heads Up. (Oct-2009)

Next scheduled release: Oct 13, 2009 The heads up for this month is; On Tuesday 13th October (US time; Wednesday 14th October AU time) Microsoft expect to release thirteen (13) new security bulletins, all affecting Windows. October 2009 Bulletin Release … Continue reading

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Adobe Reader & Acrobat 9.1.3 (Win) exploit in the wild

Adobe is aware of reports of a critical vulnerability in Adobe Reader and Acrobat 9.1.3 and earlier (CVE-2009-3459) on Windows, Macintosh and UNIX. There are reports that this issue is being exploited in the wild in limited targeted attacks; the … Continue reading

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Times Higher Education’s World University Rankings 2009

The Times has released it’s annual university world rankings for 2009. With six Australian Unis in the top 50, and eight in the top 100. 17. Australian National University (ANU) 36. The University of Melbourne 36. The University of Sydney … Continue reading

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stsmixtures 8-Oct-2009

Lucy Suchman speaking on ‘Robot Biographies’ from York University, Toronto at the final STS Mixtures on 7/8 October. {7:00am on 8th October in Melbourne} WebStream Connect to the stream via The webstream will only become active half an hour … Continue reading

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McAfee AV Engine 5400

The McAfee Anti-Malware Engine 5.4.00 has been released to the world (RTW), and will appear via the Auto Update process in November 2009. NEW FEATURES [1] – It’s faster than before : We’ve listened to our customers who asked for … Continue reading

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