Monthly Archives: October 2010

Patches for Adobe

APSB10-25 Security update available for Shockwave Player (10/28/2010) On 28 Oct 2010, Adobe released a new version of Shockwave Player. This version fixes a number of vulnerabilities, impacts include arbitrary code execution. Critical vulnerabilities have been identified in Adobe Shockwave … Continue reading

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Firefox 3.6.12

Firefox v.3.6.12 was released 27th October 2010, this release fixes a critical security issue that could potentially allow remote code execution. Fixed in Firefox 3.6.12 [4] MFSA 2010-73 Heap buffer overflow mixing document.write and DOM insertion Vulnerability ratings: 1 Critical … Continue reading

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Android, Telstra, HTC and a world of pain!

PAIN POINT #1 : Obtaining the Update After discovering that the Froyo update was finally available for the Telstra HTC Desire it was time for a download! _HTC Desire_RUU_Bravo_Froyo_Telstra_WWE_2.26.841.2 _Radio_32.48.00.32U_5.11.05.14_release_150162_signed.exe Three hours later for a 177MB download we have the … Continue reading

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This weeks links (2010-10-25)

In Brief: * 100 essential YouTube channels for educators (via @feliciaday) * Six months after Google first released the 2.2 or ‘Froyo’ version of its mobile operating system, HTC has made the update available to Australian owners of its flagship … Continue reading

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Firefox 3.6.11

Firefox v.3.6.11 was released 19th October 2010, this release fixes several security issues and fixes several stability issues. Fixed in Firefox 3.6.11 [4] MFSA 2010-72 Insecure Diffie-Hellman key exchange MFSA 2010-71 Unsafe library loading vulnerabilities MFSA 2010-70 SSL wildcard certificate … Continue reading

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This weeks links (2010-10-18)

A great visualisation of Sir Ken Robinson‘s talk “Changing Education Paradigms”, created by RSA Animated … topped full of win! In Brief: * J Trav’s Persona – a set on Flickr [FLICKR] Viewers of the Persona diptychs take a voyeuristic … Continue reading

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Music Monday #038 – The Radiators

The Radiators The Radiators are a rock band from Sydney, Australia, formed in 1978. Their best known songs include “Coming Home”, “No Tragedy” and “Gimme Head” (covered in 2004 by Melbourne band, Your Wedding Night) The Original Band Members are; … Continue reading

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[TED] Hans Rosling: The good news of the decade?

I have posted about Hans Rosling’s amazing visualisations of data several times on this site. This is his most recent talk from the TED site; Hans Rosling: The good news of the decade? Hans Rosling reframes 10 years of UN … Continue reading

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Netbooks in the Classroom: Effects on Teaching and Learning

Notes and thoughts from last night’s ARC Monthly Research Seminar; Topic: Netbooks in the Classroom: Effects on Teaching and Learning Date: 12 October 2010, 5.30-6.30pm | Presented by: Assoc Prof Esther Care, Deputy Director ARC; Kerry Woods, Research Fellow ARC; … Continue reading

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Patch Tuesday Wednesday (OCT-2010)

Welcome to another Patch Tuesday, this month we have sixteen (16) new security bulletins. Today, as part of our regular monthly security bulletin release process, we are releasing 16 comprehensive updates addressing 49 vulnerabilities affecting Windows, Internet Explorer (IE), Microsoft … Continue reading

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