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JBoss Data Grid 6.5.1 is out

This release does not contain any new features or upgrade to components, but does resolve some important issues.BZ-1244133 - NearCache: it is possible to read stale data with a put/remove followed by a getWhen using a near cache in LAZY mode there was a possibility that a read operation following a write operation on the same key within the same thread would return outdated data. For example, the below calls from the same thread...

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Samsung Answers Security Concerns, Rolling Out Update

On Tuesday, researchers revealed a potentially massive vulnerability in an update mechanism for a Samsung-customized version of SwiftKey. The bug, which could affect Samsung Galaxy S6 and S5 models, would allow adversaries to hijack the phones' cameras and microphones, as well as read SMS communications and install malware. Ars Technica reported such a vulnerability could compromise as many as 600 million phones across the world.  A...

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Concerns About OPM Notification Plan, Legacy Systems Continue

Fallout from the massive hacks of Office of Personnel Management (OPM) database continues as Congressional staffers and lawmakers receive notification their personal data was compromised. An email from House Chief Administrative Officer Ed Cassidy said, “It now appears likely that the service records of current House employees employed previously by ANY federal government entity (including the House, if an individual left the...