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Roundup After we encountered a libssh security blunder, a leaky Tea Party, and a dodgy Redmond sports marketer, another week is in the book.
A government computer system that interacts with HealthCare.gov was hacked earlier this month, compromising the sensitive personal data of some 75,000 people, officials said Friday.
Thankfully Most SSH - from BSD to Linux Distros To Macs - Is UnaffectedAttention admins: If you use libSSH - one of the open-source flavors of Secure Shell, aka SSH - patch now. The advice follows the disclosure of vulnerability that one expert, Paul Ducklin of Sophos, terms "comically bad."
"‹Google's Retpoline fix for the Spectre Variant 2 flaw helps minimize performance hit on Windows 10 machines.
2,947 privacy complaints were also received by the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner.
Red Hat and F5 Networks acknowledge that some products are vulnerable to the libssh authentication bug.