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The open-source PHP Group has issued a patch for at least four security flaws in the widely-used general-purpose scripting language.
With PHP 5.2.9 (see announcement), the PHP development team corrects a total of 50 bugs, including a publicly-known flaw that allows attackers to read the contents of arbitrary memory locations in certain situations.

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Google is (indirectly) buying security vulnerabilities from the security research community.

Under the guise of a Native Client Security Contest, the search engine firm is offering big cash prizes to hackers who find bugs and other security flaws in the open-source research technology for running x86 native code in Web applications.

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