Monthly Archives: September 2011

Twitter Posts for week ending 2011-09-30

Firefox 7.0 Released

Oh for gods sake Mozilla, the latest version of Firefox has the following changes:

  • Drastically improved memory handling for certain use cases
  • Added a new rendering backend to speed up Canvas operations on Windows systems
  • Bookmark and password changes now sync almost instantly when using Firefox Sync
  • The ‘http://’ URL prefix is now hidden by default
  • Added support for text-overflow: ellipsis
  • Added support for the Web Timing specification
  • Enhanced support for MathML
  • The WebSocket protocol has been updated from version 7 to version 8
  • Added an opt-in system for users to send performance data back to Mozilla to improve future versions of Firefox
  • Fixed several stability issues
  • Fixed several security issues

Firefox 7.0 Release Notes

No Carbon Tax

This is a rather hilarious audio modification of an Anti Carbon Tax advertisement that was made by the Australian Trade and Industry Alliance. It’s based on a running joke from the South Park episode “Goobacks”.

South Park: Goobacks Episode Summary – TV.com

Twitter Posts for week ending 2011-09-23

Twitter Posts for week ending 2011-09-16

Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for September 2011

Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for September 2011 has been released:

  • Vulnerability in WINS Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2571621)
  • Vulnerability in Windows Components Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2570947)
  • Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Excel Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2587505)
  • Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2587634)
  • Vulnerabilities in Microsoft SharePoint Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2451858)

Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for September 2011

Twitter Posts for week ending 2011-09-09

Twitter Posts for week ending 2011-09-02