Wednesday, 27 January 2016

Google ending support for 32-Bit Chrome for Linux, Debian 7 and Ubuntu 12.04

Google announced that it will drop support for 32-bit version of Linux, Debian 7 (Wheezy) and Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise).

Users affected will still be able to use Chrome after the axe has fallen, but they will no longer receive any updates. 
In a double-whammy, March will also see Google Chrome stop supporting Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (which will receive critical and security bug fixes from Canonical until mid 2017).

Tuesday, 26 January 2016

WordPress Security: Core XSS and 4 Plugin vulnerabilities

This has certainly been an eventful month in WordPress security. January 6th saw a WordPress core security update. Upgrade immediately to version 4.4.1 of WordPress core if you haven’t already.
The vulnerability that WordPress 4.4.1 fixes is a cross site scripting or XSS vulnerability.