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29 October 2011, 11:59

The H Roundup for the week ending 29 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

Avira's anti-virus solution detected itself following a bad update, version 3.1 of the Linux kernel was released following delays and researchers explained how an XML signature attack can be used to punch holes in the cloud. The Puppy Linux developers released a new flagship version of their popular minimal distribution based on Slackware 13.37 and a group known as The Hacker's Choice published a tool for taking down encrypting servers.

Featured Articles

This week, Thorsten Leemhuis detailed the changes in the long-awaited Linux 3.1 kernel, Glyn Moody discussed why openness with respect to scientific software is needed and Richard Hillesley took a look at open core versus dual licensing with respect to MySQL. The H also talked to JAX London conference speaker Martijn Verburg and published the Community Calendar for November.

Open Source Releases

Security Alerts

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