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CodeEval and programming challenges

CodeEval and programming challenges

I have been working at learning programing for a while, and am getting to a point where I can actually create and understand what I am doing.  While I am still limited in my skill set, I believe with further practice I will get there soon. I am actually going over three different languages at the moment.  I am teaching myself Python, I just recently took a class at Penn State on C++, and I want to learn more on Objective C.  I seem to...

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Microsoft Zero-Day IE CVE-2014-1776 patch available

Microsoft Zero-Day IE CVE-2014-1776 patch available

On May 1st Microsoft announced a fix for the zero-day IE security flaw that was discovered in April.  “This security update resolves a publicly disclosed vulnerability in Internet Explorer. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user views a specially crafted webpage using an affected version of Internet Explorer. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could gain the same user rights as the...

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Microsoft IE Zero-Day Vulnerablity announced

Microsoft IE Zero-Day Vulnerablity announced

Microsoft has announced that there is a new unpatched security vulnerability that affects multiple versions of Internet Explorer (version 6 to 11).  Microsoft issued the security advisory 2963983 on April 26th.  The flaw is know as CVE-2014-1776. The flaw would allow remote code execution for anyone using Internet Explorer 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11. “The vulnerability is a remote code execution vulnerability. The vulnerability exists in...

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Adobe Flash exploit – Patch released

Adobe Flash exploit – Patch released

Adobe Systems has released a patch for their Adobe Flash product after finding that the current software is vulnerable to an attack that was implemented earlier this month.  The attacks were discovered by security researchers from Kaspersky Lab.  The exploit was launched from a website setup by the Syrian Ministry of Justice to receive complaints about law violations.  There is no evidence as to who is behind the attack as of yet, however...

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KeePassX installation on CentOS

I was looking to install a password management program on CentOS and found KeePassX. I didn’t find an easy button for it so I downloaded the source files from their site and then ran the following commands. tar xzvf KeePassX-0.4.3.tar.gz cd keepassx-0.4.3 qmake-qt4 make Now is when I ran into a problem. I was getting errors, and it was saying “File generated with too recent version of Qt Designer”. So I did some research...

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