VirtualBox 5.1 Increases Linux Integration, Improves Multimedia Support

 softpedia: Prominent features of VirtualBox 5.1 include the implementation of a new NVMHCI (Non-Volatile Memory Host Controller Interface Specification) storage controller


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Looks like tomorrow will be a fun day…

Looks like tomorrow will be a fun day for Drupal admins. > From: security-news@drupal.org > Date: July 12, 2016 at 12:37:55 PM CDT > To: security-news@drupal.org > Subject: [Security-news] Drupal contrib – Highly Critical – Remote code execution PSA-2016-001 > Reply-To: noreply@drupal.org > > View online: https://www.drupal.org/node/2764899 > > * Advisory ID: DRUPAL-PSA-2016-001 > * […]


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Georgia Tech outfits its humanoid walking robot with some fancy new kicks

 Human locomotion has traditionally been a tough nut for roboticists to crack, but the team at Georgia Institute of Technology looks to be doing so in stride with the DURUS, a humanoid (or, rather, three-quarters of a humanoid) ‘bot that has taken to the AMBER Lab’s treadmill like a robotic fish to water. DURUS replicates human walking in a manner much more accurate than past… Read More


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How Technology Disrupted the Truth

A day after the Brexit, former UK Independence Party (UKIP) leader Nigel Farage admitted he had misled the public on a key issue. He admitted that UK’s alleged 350M Euro weekly contribution to the EU would not be directed to the National Health Service, and that this commitment was never made official. Journalists worldwide tweeted photos of the campaign ads — posted in conspicuous places like the sides of buses — debunking the lie. This incident illustrates the need for more political fact-checking as a public service, to enable the voters to make more informed and rational decisions about matters affecting their daily lives. Fact-checking is supposed to be a part of the normal journalistic process. When gathering information, a journalist should verify its accuracy. The work is then vetted by an editor, a person with more professional experience who may correct or further amend some of the information. A


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Drupal contrib – Highly Critical – Remote code execution PSA-2016-001

Advisory ID: DRUPAL-PSA-2016-001
Project: Drupal contributed modules
Version: 7.x
Date: 2016-July-12
Security risk: 22/25 ( Highly Critical) AC:None/A:None/CI:All/II:All/E:Theoretical/TD:All
Vulnerability: Arbitrary PHP code execution
Description
There will be multiple releases of Drupal contributed modules on Wednesday July 13th 2016 16:00 UTC that will fix highly critical remote code execution vulnerabilities (risk scores up to 22/25). The Drupal Security Team urges you to reserve time for module updates at that time because exploits are expected to be developed within hours/days. Release announcements will appear at the standard announcement locations.
Drupal core is not affected. Not all sites will be affected. You should review the published advisories on July 13th 2016 to see if any modules you use are affected.
Contact and More Information
The Drupal security team can be reached at security at drupal.org or via the contact form at https://www.drupal.org/contact.
Learn more about the Drupal Security team and their policies, writing secure code for Drupal, and securing your site.
Follow the Drupal Security


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