Friday, March 01, 2013

Print your own AR-15 and other stuff 3/1/2013

Ars Technica - 3D-printed semi-automatic fires over 600 rounds; And the Department of Justice says there's nothing illegal about it, either.

ZDNet - Two more Java Zero Day Exploits found. 
security researcher Adam Gowdiak said his firm (Security Explorations) had examined the latest Java 7 software update, released on February 19, and found two new security issues—dubbed Issue 54 and Issue 55—which "when combined together, can be successfully used to gain a complete Java security sandbox bypass in the environment of Java SE 7 (Update 15)."
Oracle is treating one of the submitted exploits as expected or allowed behavior.

Politico and others - Bob Woodward was never threatened and is not a reliable reporter.

Hmmm - I'm pretty sure if that email had come from the Bush White House the press would be singing a different tune but what can you do.

Checked out the usual pages this morning, no mention of the MIT Swatting attempt;  Neither claims of responsibility or a decrying of the action.  Not that I really expected a reaction but I do find it curious. 

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