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Billions of Windows Users Affects with Java Vulnerability

Researchers at Security Explorations disclosed a new vulnerability in Java that could provide an attacker with control of a victim's computer. The researchers have confirmed that Java SE 5 – Update 22, Java SE 6 – Update 35, and Java SE 7 Update 7 running on fully patched Windows 7 32-bit operating systems are susceptible to the attack.

This Flaw allowing malicious hackers to gain complete control of a victim’s machine through a rigged website. The affected web browsers are Safari 5.1.7, Opera 12.02, Chrome 21.0.1180.89, Firefox 15.0.1, and Internet Explorer 9.0.8112.16421.

Android phones vulnerable to remote data wipes

Cellphones using Google's Android operating system are at risk of being disabled or wiped clean of their data, including contacts, music and photos, because of a security flaw that was discovered several months ago but went unnoticed until now.

Disadvantages of Cloud Computing

1) Possible downtime - Cloud computing makes your small business dependent on the reliability of your Internet connection. When it's offline, you're offline. And even the most reliable cloud computing service providers suffer server outages now and then

Hackers at Grand Rapids

Now it is the time to switch off your electronic devices as GRRCON is going on at DeVos Place. It is a place where hackers and IT professionals come together on a common platform to learn about computer security.

The Goal behind organizing this grand event is to get like-minded people together to learn "ethical" hacking, says Christopher Payne – “one of the founders of GRRCON”.

Topology in Network Design

In computer networking, topology refers to the layout of connected devices. Network topologies are categorized into the following basic types:
Bus, Star, Tree, Ring, Mesh & More complex networks can be built as hybrids of two or more of the above basic topologies.

Bus Topology

Search engine optimization (SEO) – Best way to improve your website ranking

SEO is the process of improving the visibility (ranking) of a website or a web page in a search engine's "natural" search results. In general, A website will receive more visitors if it appears earlier and more frequently in the search results list.

Have you ever wondered why some of the websites rank better than the others? It is because of a powerful web marketing technique Search Engine Optimization (SEO).

SEO may target different kinds of search, including image search, local search, video search, academic search, news search and industry-specific search engines.