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09 July 2011, 11:59

The H Roundup for the week ending 9 July

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

Top news

This week's most popular story was a security alert on how a backdoor was spotted in vsftpd. Also: Oracle's patent problems, Firefox memory leaks, PDF rendering in JavaScript and the Brazillian government's open source office.

Feature articles

How secure is your iPhone? This week The H showed it wasn't an impregnable fortress and offered some tips on how to keep it secure. Also: Richard Hillesley looked at the history and future of OpenOffice at Apache and Thorsten Leemhuis detailed what is coming in Linux 3.0's infrastructure and architecture support.

Security Alerts

Open Source Releases


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