Oracle Support is upgrading their web interface from Flash to HTML5. I’m happy. I no longer have to twiddle my thumbs waiting for Flash to load:
My credit union switched to a new service provider for online banking and bill paying. The good news is that they’ve chosen a service provider that has a fairly modern looking interface, unlike the 1990s interface of their old provider. Among other things, they no longer use a captcha as a security factor and they now require “the latest versions of Internet Explorer and Firefox […] SSL compliant with 128 bit encryption” instead of IE5 and Netscape 6.2. I keep thinking that old interface was screen scraping TN3270 session in the background. The new interface at least gives the appearance of having been written this century.
Posted on: January 29, 2012
If I’m reading this right, Symantec had a breech in 2006 but didn’t think that the breech was significant. After learning that older versions or their source code was stolen, they re-analyzed the 2006 event from 6 year old logs (!) and determined that the source was stolen during that incident.
Posted on: January 26, 2012
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