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01 October 2011, 08:59

The H Roundup for the week ending 1 October

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The H Roundup Welcome to The H Roundup, your rapid review of the week with the most read news on The H, the security alerts and open source releases, and the essential feature articles – all in one quick-to-scan news item.

Top News

This week, UK-based VPN and web proxy service provider Hide My Ass! acknowledged that it had helped to track down an alleged member of the LulzSec hacker group who was arrested by the FBI. Following the recently disclosed SSL/TLS vulnerability, the Firefox development team said that it is considering disabling Oracle's Java plug-in to protect users, and security specialists made suggestions about how to protect against it. The developers at provided an update on the site's status, and version 3.2 of the GTK+ GUI library was released with support for Wayland and HTML5.

Featured Articles

Glyn Moody examined the Apache ecosystem and how Microsoft has failed to learn from it, and Thorsten Leemhuis took a look at some of the changes in version 3.2 of the GNOME desktop environment. The H published the Community Calendar for October.

Open Source Releases

For everything The H has published in the last week, check out the last seven days of news. To keep up with The H, subscribe to the RSS feed, or follow honlinenews on Twitter. You can follow The H's own tweeting on Twitter as honline.


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