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Microsoft Windows Kerberos KDC Remote Privilege Escalation Vulnerability - US-Cert Alert (TA14-323A)

United States Computer Emergency Rediness Team (US-CERT)

Systems Affected

  • Microsoft Windows Vista, 7, 8, and 8.1
  • Microsoft Server 2003, Server 2008, Server 2008 R2, Server 2012, and Server 2012 R2

Overview
A remote escalation of privilege vulnerability exists in implementations of Kerberos Key Distribution Center (KDC) in Microsoft Windows which could allow a remote attacker to take control of a vulnerable system.

Net Neutrality: President Obama's Plan for a Free and Open Internet

Net Neutrality: President Obama's Plan for a Free and Open Internet

This morning, President Obama asked the FCC to put in place strong rules to protect the Internet.

Every day, the Internet unlocks countless possibilities for creation and innovation. And one reason it's been so successful is a level playing field: Most service providers have traditionally treated all Internet traffic equally.

Microsoft Ending Support for Windows Server 2003 Operating System - US-CERT

Microsoft Windows Server 2003

US-CERT Alert (TA14-310A)

Systems Affected - Microsoft Windows Server 2003 operating system

Overview

Microsoft is ending support for the Windows Server 2003 operating system on July 14, 2015.[1] After this date, this product will no longer receive:

Water Management During Rice Production Influences Methylmercury Production

After harvest, wetlands are reflooded to decay residual rice straw. Photo credit: M. Marvin-DiPasquale, USGS

U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) scientists found that management practices relating to water drawdown and re-flooding in agricultural wetlands used for rice production contributed to highermethylmercury concentrations in sediment than was found in nonagricultural wetlands that were permanently or seasonally flooded.

Phishing Campaign Linked with “Dyre” Banking Malware - US-CERT Alert (TA14-300A)

United States Computer Emergency Rediness Team (US-CERT)

United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) has issued Alert TA14-300A - Phishing Campaign Linked with “Dyre” Banking Malware

Systems Affected: Microsoft Windows

The Rust Fungi (Uredinales) of Guyana

United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service Peer Review Journal Published December 30, 2005

Authors 

"2,000 Bull Project" Targets Cattle Traits -

Sixteen different breeds and combinations of breeds are represented in the USMARC cattle herd. The variability of breed composition in the herd is obvious in the varied appearance of the animals - Photo by Mark ThallmanBy Sandra Avant, September 15, 2014 U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists are investigating methods to help beef cattle producers further improve genetic evaluations for routinely measured traits such as growth and calving ease. They are also targeting economically important traits like feed efficiency and disease resistance that are expensive or difficult to measure.

Five High Sschool students of Guyanese heritage develop Mobile App that rates encounters with Law Enforcemment

Founders and Developers at PineTart Inc.

Decatur, GA, August 15, 2014 - 14 year old Parkview High School Freshman, Caleb Christian was concerned about the number of incidents of police abuse in the news.  Still, he knew there were many good police officers in various communities, but had no way of figuring out which communities were highly rated and which were not.  So, together with his two older sisters: P

Essentium Materials converts coconut husk fibers into materials for cars and homes

Green Coconut Husks (Photo Courtesy of Essentium Materials, LLC)

When Elisa Teipel, and her collaborators began their research several years ago, their goal was to take an agricultural waste product of little value--in this case, fibers extracted from coconut husks--and turn it into an environmentally-friendly, valuable commodity.

ANA Aeroportos de Portugal chooses Faro airport for public presentation of an innovative project

ANA Aeroportos de Portugal (Airport Authority of Portugal) has chosen Faro Airport for the presentation of the innovative SECAIR Project , in what will be the first public presentation of the system globally , according to Rui de Oliveira, hea

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