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(AME Info (Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates) Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Jan. 29--HACKERS CAN BYPASS JAVA'S LATEST ANTI-EXPLOIT SETTINGS: Security experts have said that hackers can bypass Java's new security settings, which have been designed to block "drive-by" browser attacks, PC World has reported. The Java security provisions that can be circumvented were introduced last December with Java 7 Update 10, and let users decide which Java applets are allowed to run within their browsers. "What we found ... is that unsigned Java code can be successfully executed on a target Windows system regardless of the four Java Control Panel settings," said Adam Gowdiak, CEO of Security Explorations.
STEC UNVEILS 2TB SSD LINE-UP: US-based enterprise solid-state drive (SSD) maker Stec Inc. has unveiled a new line up of 2TB SSDs for equipment vendors, PC World has reported. The new range will allow manufacturers to build the drives into storage arrays or install them into servers, depending on which type of interface they choose. The 2TB s840 SAS SSD and its 2TB s1120 PCIe Accelerator SSD make up the first family of 2TB flash parts with products for both types of interfaces, the company said. A version of each of those products will be available with unlimited write capability for five years, a typical useful life for storage set up, it said.
ORACLE AIMS TO LAUNCH SKILL-DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVES IN OMAN: US-based Oracle is exploring partnerships with the Oman's education ministry, as part of its various education and skills-development programmes in the Middle East, Times of Oman has reported. "Our discussions with the government of Oman are continuing, and we expect a positive outcome," Alfonso Di Ianni, Oracle's senior vice-president for Eastern Central Europe, Middle East, and Africa (ECEMEA), told the daily. The company is also focusing on nurturing the software engineers of tomorrow in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Egypt, and other parts of the region, he added.
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