Firefox 37 Feature to Improve SSL/TLS Certificate Security

Skriven Av: mdkdio Den: 2015-03-10 11:21:48     http://tinyurl.com/mw9mflt
Redigerad: 2015-03-10 18:11:31

Today, all modern Web browsers already use the Online Certificate Status Protocol (OCSP) to check with certificate authorities on whether a given site certificate is valid. The new OneCRL effort is not intended to immediately replace OCSP.


"Firefox 37 will continue to support OCSP; it will check both OCSP and OneCRL when evaluating a certificate," Mark Goodwin, application security engineer at Mozilla, told eWEEK. "As we gain more experience with OneCRL, we will look into disabling OCSP for certificates covered by OneCRL, but we are not taking that step today.

"Unity, Mozilla team up to bring PEW! PEW! PEW! to browsers, too"

Skriven Av: mdkdio Den: 2015-03-09 21:30:55     http://tinyurl.com/kcrnktj
Redigerad: 2015-03-10 18:19:22

Unity worked with Mozilla to enable the feature, which is actually based on a combination of WebGL and asm.js, the Mozilla-developed subset of JavaScript that's touted as an "assembly language for the web."

"The result is native-like performance in desktop browsers without the need for plugins,"

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NCC Group to audit OpenSSL for security holes

Skriven Av: mdkdio Den: 2015-03-09 21:21:04     

OpenSSL, arguably the world's most important Web security library with its support for Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and Transport Layer Security (TLS) in such popular Web servers as Apache and Nginx, has had real trouble. First, there was HeartBleed and more recently there is FREAK. It's been one serious security problem after another. Now, the NCC Group, a well-regarded security company, will be auditing OpenSSL's code to catch errors before they appear in the wild.

Wine 1.7.38 Släppt (development release)

Skriven Av: mdkdio Den: 2015-03-09 18:36:01     http://www.winehq.org

Inte direkt "fresh out of the press".. (Daterat 6/3 -15)

Nytt i 1.7.38

 - New version of the Gecko engine based on Firefox 36.
 - Support for themed scrollbars.
 - Updated version of the Mono engine.
 - More compatible RPC interface for service control.
 - Support for X Drag & Drop version 5.
 - Threading fixes in IME support.
 - Various bug fixes.

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Wine 1.7.37 Släppt (development release)

Skriven Av: mdkdio Den: 2015-02-26 00:50:03     http://www.winehq.org

The Wine development release 1.7.37 is now available.

New in this release (see below for details):
  - Interface change notifications.
  - Support for the UTF-7 encoding.
  - A number of graphical fixes for themed controls.
  - Wininet now implemented on top of Win32 sockets.
  - Various bug fixes.


Totalt 71 buggar är fixade.

Mer info hittar du på winehq.org's hemsida.


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