Cool IT News 28

Cool IT News 28

Another cryptomoney? LinuxDays set their days. Archive.org will ignore robots.txt.

BitTorrent inventor suggests own currency

Bram Cohen, author of the popular BitTorrent protocol, has decided to enter into the world of cryptocurrency. According to him, current currencies like Bitcoin are too wasteful with computing. His currency will be based on the storage space instead of the computing power. This system allows more democratic decision-making system, which will not depended heavily on miners. More information

LinuxDays set term

The sixth edition of popular LinuxDays will take place on October 7 and 8, 2017, traditionally at the FIT CTU in Dejvice, Prague. We can look forward to dozens of interesting lectures, workshops and an interesting accompanying program. Conference entrance is free as every year. More information

Archive.org will changed approach to robots.txt

Archive.org is probably not neccesarily to introduce. This is the largest web of content store across the Internet. Now, however, it changes an approach to robots.txt. A webmaster can say that he does not want index his site by this file. Archive.org was driven by that file, and even deleted earlier versions of saved pages. Newly, the service will completely ignore this file. More information

Important safety errors

Beware of squirrel

A serious security vulnerability was found in the popular SquirrelMail. This vulnerability allows complete control of the server by attacker. The error is contained only in instances where transport is provided by Sendmail. More information

Leaky Joomla!

Joomla Content Management contains serveral bugs in versions 3.4.0 to 3.6.5. The most important of them allows access configuration files to open the way for further attacks to remote attacker. More information

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