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09 June 2012, 11:59

The H Roundup for the week ending 9 June

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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

Linus Torvalds published the first release candidate of Linux 3.5, LinkedIn confirmed that some of its user passwords were compromised and posted online, and Mozilla released version 13 of its Firefox web browser. Security researchers figured out how the Flame superspy worm managed to compromise Windows Update, and the first beta for Samba 4 arrived after more than six years in development.

Featured Articles

This week, Glyn Moody asked if open source hardware and software can rejuvenate computer education, and Jürgen Schmidt commented on the security breach at LinkedIn and its password problems. Christopher von Eitzen spoke to FlightGear project coordinator Curtis Olson about where the open source flight simulator began, clones, and where he sees the simulator going.

Open Source Releases

Security Alerts

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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