Google Researcher Details Windows Cryptographic Library Bug

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Federal Depository Library Program Govn agency breached by Iranian hackers

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A group of alleged Iranian hackers claims to have breached the website of a US government agency, Federal Depository Library Program , on Saturday after the killing of Qasem Soleimani. SecurityAffairs – Iran, Federal Depository Library Program).

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Malware attack took down 600 computers at Volusia County Public Library

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System supporting libraries in Volusia County were hit by a cyber attack, the incident took down 600 computers at Volusia County Public Library (VCPL) branches. ” As a result of the incident, the computers at the library were not able to surf the web.

Cisco Talos discovered 2 critical flaws in the popular OpenCV library

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Maintainers of the OpenCV library addressed two buffer overflow flaws that could lead to arbitrary code execution. Maintainers of the OpenCV library addressed two high-severity buffer overflow vulnerabilities that could be exploited by an attacker to execute arbitrary code.

Back-to-School Scams Target Students with Library-Themed Emails

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Web Security back to school credential harvesting education cyberattack fake login pages library portals malware MediaGet torrent application downloader Phishing scam Scams student students university portals Win32.Agent.ifdx malware downloader WinLNK.Agent.gen downloader

jQuery JavaScript library flaw opens the doors for attacks on hundreds of millions of websites

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The popular jQuery JavaScript library is affected by a rare prototype pollution vulnerability that could allow attackers to modify a JavaScript object’s prototype. versions of the library that are affected by the ‘Prototype Pollution’ vulnerability.

Shh! No Hacking the Census in the Library

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Opinion: Millions of folks filling out the 2020 Census on public library computers also are putting themselves at risk. Security Opinion Security / Cyberattacks and Hacks

A backdoor mechanism found in tens of Ruby libraries

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Maintainers of the RubyGems package repository have removed 18 malicious versions of 11 Ruby libraries that contained a backdoor. Maintainers of the RubyGems package repository have discovered a backdoor mechanism in 18 malicious versions of 11 Ruby libraries.

The Big Issue and Library Champion Bobby Seagull bring the case for library funding to Parliament

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The Big Issue and Library Champion Bobby Seagull bring the case for library funding to Parliament. 250m investment in the Culture Investment Fund, of which 50% is to be allocated to library and museum sector development. Chair of the Libraries APPG Gill Furniss commented, ?Libraries

What are libraries worth?

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What are libraries worth? What are libraries worth? Suffolk Libraries has recently commissioned and published research to do just that: convert the social value of three of its core services into pounds and pence. Bruce Leeke, chief executive of Suffolk Libraries said: ?Talking

A flaw in the Libarchive library impacts major Linux distros

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Google experts found a flaw, tracked as CVE-2019-18408, in the compression library libarchive could lead to arbitrary code execution. Google experts found a vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2019-18408, in the compression library libarchive could be exploited to execute arbitrary code. .

Magecart Returns with Advertising Library Tactic

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Malware Web Security adverline Advertising Card skimming group 12 Library magecart third party javascriptThe threat group also has a new subsidiary, Magecart Group 12.

Backdoor mechanism found in Ruby strong_password library

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The developer Tute Costa found a backdoor in the Ruby library during regular security audits before deploying his code in the production environment. The developer Tute Costa found a backdoor in the Ruby library during regular security audits.

Prototype Pollution flaw discovered in all versions of Lodash Library

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Lodash is a JavaScript library which provides utility functions for common programming tasks using the functional programming paradigm. The flaw could be exploited by hackers to compromise the security of affected services using the library. “The popular npm library is used by 4.35

Why presidential libraries are controversial

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The post Why presidential libraries are controversial appeared first on IG GURU. Barack Obama’s is dividing opinions, as others have before. Archives Business Record Retention Records Management Risk News

Designing Libraries: Making space for makerspaces

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Recently I heard a librarian say that introducing makerspaces into libraries was one of the riskiest undertakings the service had ever embarked upon. I found this a little odd, since we are all in the information business and a lot of library time is taken up with answering ?how

Libraries: don't mess with trust

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Libraries: don't mess with trust. Libraries: don't mess with trust. Jeni Tennison, CEO of the ODI discusses how libraries could fit into it without damaging themselves. Operational uses such as using data to support the day-to-day running of a library.

Celebrating the Library of the Future for Libraries Week

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s children build their Library of the Future for Libraries Week. Children, young people and LEGO enthusiasts from age 2 to 85 have been hard at work as part of Libraries Week ? s much-loved libraries. to distribute books to library users. Inspire Library?: ?Inspire

Libraries Week 2019 celebrates libraries in a digital world

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Libraries Week 2019 celebrates libraries in a digital world. Annual Libraries Week celebrations (7-12 October 2019) will showcase how libraries have transformed their digital offer, featuring events and activities in more than 1,000 libraries across the UK.

The impact of Universal Credit on frontline public library workers

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The impact of Universal Credit on frontline public library workers. benefit that requires the vast majority of claimants to make and manage their claim online - is having on public library services across the UK. Public libraries

Overdrive CEO, Steve Potash, makes the case for public libraries

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Overdrive founder and CEO, Steve Potash makes the case for Public Libraries. Steve Potash, Lord John Bird, Bobby Seagull, Johanna Brinton Abela and Erica Lazzaro at the launch of Public Libraries: The Case for Support. 1 invested in public libraries.

Uncovering vulnerabilities in Cryptographic libraries: Mayhem, Matrixssl, and WolfSSL

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As part of a recent initiative at ForAllSecure to analyze more open source software with Mayhem, a next-generation fuzzing solution, we decided to investigate some cryptographic libraries. Introduction.

The Library of Everything

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Emerging Technologies: The Library of Everything. Library of Babel ([link] in real life ? a (practically) infinite library. ? CILIP non member newsletter. Close. With limited space on shelves and hard drives alike, librarians can spend significant amounts of time ?weeding?

Community hubs keep libraries in the heart of local users

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Community hubs keep libraries in the heart of local users. Community hubs keep libraries in the heart of local users. It is no secret that public libraries have been hit hard by austerity. its library service has lost staff and been forced to reduce opening hours.

Closure JavaScript Library introduced XSS issue in Google Search and potentially other services

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A change made months ago in an open-source JavaScript library introduced a cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in Google Search. The library is named Closure and according to the expert it fails to properly sanitize user input.

Multiple Vulnerabilities in LibXL Library Open Door to RCE Attacks

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Hackers using a specially crafted XLS files can trigger several remote code execution vulnerabilities in the LibXL library. Hacks Vulnerabilities Buffer Overflow Common Vulnerability Scoring System Excel files Integer Overflow LibXL LibXL Library Microsoft Excel File Format stack-based buffer overflow XLS

Google expert disclosed details of an unpatched flaw in SymCrypt library

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Tavis Ormandy, a white hat hacker Google Project Zero announced to have found a zero-day flaw in the SymCrypt cryptographic library of Microsoft’s operating system. The post Google expert disclosed details of an unpatched flaw in SymCrypt library appeared first on Security Affairs.

Library-Themed University Phishing Attack Expands to Massive Scale

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Cobalt Dickens (a.k.a. Silent Librarian) is now actively targeting 380 universities, bent on stealing credentials and moving deeper into school networks. Breach Web Security cobalt dickens CTU expansion phishing campaign Proofpoint silent librarian student credentials universities

Crowley Company Honored with Modern Library Awards, Office of Economic Development Top 50 Ranking

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The Crowley Company (Crowley), a worldwide leader in digitization scanning solutions and conversion services, is pleased to announce two honors bestowed this week: three platinum Modern Library (MLA) awards and a place on the Frederick County Top 50 Workplaces list. Frederick, Md. –

Prison library: Bringing children and dads together

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Prison library: Bringing children and dads together. THE world of the prison library is, by its very nature, hidden from the view of most people. The library is situated fairly near the main gate in one of the Victorian wings, but it looks very much like any small branch library ?

Designing Libraries: An academic question

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Designing Libraries: An academic question. Earlier this year I attended the biennial Liber Architecture Group (Lag) seminar, held in the Zaha Hadid-designed library and learning centre building on the impressive campus of the Vienna University of Economics and Business (known locally as WU).

New guide to improving library services using key library assessment methodologies

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New book on improving library services with assessment data. Facet Publishing announces the publication of Putting Library Assessment Data to Work by Selena Killick and Frankie Wilson. Effective library assessment is crucial for a successful academic library.

CILIP welcomes Labour Party Manifesto commitment to libraries

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CILIP welcomes Labour Party Manifesto commitment to libraries. s Library and Information Association, has welcomed the commitment in the Labour Party?s s 2019 General Election manifesto to secure the long-term future of public libraries. Manifesto for Libraries?,

How to run a library campaign

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How to run a library campaign: a work in progress. SAVE Our Libraries Essex. Digital doesn't mean technology. Union. CILIP. CILIP. Contributor: Information Professional. Published: 20 May 2019. More from Information Professional. In depth. Interview. Insight.

Should library services be cutting their most dynamic spaces?

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Should library services be cutting their most dynamic spaces? Photo credit: Should library services be cutting their most dynamic spaces? A recent report, Libraries on the Move , by Dr Alyson Tyler, studied the impact of mobile libraries in Scotland. Libraries don?t

UX in Libraries: Cognitive maps

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UX in Libraries: Cognitive maps. andypriestner ) is a freelance UX trainer and consultant and Chair of the UX in Libraries conference andypriestnertraining.com uxlib.org. Andy Priestner ( info@andypriestnertraining.com.

An Island Library and Archives explored

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An Island Library and Archives explored. An Island Library and Archives explored. It first opened its doors in November 1922, including an active library from the outset, managed by the first librarian William Cubbon. or free to search from the library reading room.

Open research needs library support

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Open research needs library support. Open research needs library support. The document, which is available in a variety of formats, includes the opportunity for library and information professionals to contribute directly through GitHub.

Advancing Art Libraries and Curated Web Archives: Notes from a National Forum

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Art and museum libraries are on the move! Fifty librarians, archivists, and technologists from around the country assembled at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) for Advancing Art Libraries and Curated Web Archives , a two-day national forum sponsored by the U.S.

The digital transformation of Senate House Library

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The digital transformation of Senate House Library. The second episode sees further coverage of Kevin Widdop's interview with Senate House Library?s Digital transformation at Senate House Library. And a lot of libraries use a website to bring people onsite and that there?s