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By Alex Rothacker[img_assist|nid=5194|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=100|height=100]Since 2008, higher education institutions have experienced a staggering 158 data breaches resulting in over 2.3 million reported records compromised. In 2009 alone there were 57 reported data breaches, and year to date through July of 2010, there have already been 32 breaches.   

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Canonical has released updated kernels for Ubuntu versions 10.04 LTS, 9.10, 9.04, 8.04 LTS and 6.06 LTS to close the recently discovered holes in the Linux kernel. The updates are also for the equivalent versions of Kubuntu, Edubuntu and Xubuntu and should be available through Ubuntu’s Software Update system. Read the full article. [The H Security]

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Categories: Vulnerabilities

[img_assist|nid=6743|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=100|height=100]Adobe has released a patch to fix a critical vulnerability in its ubiquitous Flash Player software that was disclosed last week. The company pushed up its release plans for the patch after reports emerged that the bug already was being exploited.

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