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ARIN Is Down To the Last /8 of IPv4 Addresses

and as such ARIN is no longer able to receive additional IPv4 resources from the IANA

You Can Now Run Beta Versions of OS X—For Free

Until Tuesday, Apple charged users $99 a year to test out new OS X software—doing so required a paid-up developer account.

Apple releases patches for OS X and Safari

All OS X users should check for updates using Software update to patch the operating system and Safari.

DSL router patch merely hides backdoor instead of closing it

Researcher finds secret “knock” opens admin for some Linksys, Netgear routers.

AOL email hacked: Several users complain about compromised accounts

If you get an email from an “@aol.com” account that looks suspicious and contains a link, do not click on it.

iOS 7.1.1 released

iOS 7.1.1, labeled as build 11D201, offers additional improvements to Apple’s Touch ID, fixes a bug that impacts keyboard responsiveness, and fixes a bug involving Bluetooth keyboards with VoiceOver enabled.

Apple Security Update 2014-002

“Apple today released Security Update 2014–002 for Mavericks, Mountain Lion, and Lion users.”  All OS X users should use Software Update to check for patches.

LibreSSL Project Announced

In the wake of Heartbleed, OpenBSD group is creating a simpler, cleaner version of the dominant OpenSSL.

Microsoft OneDrive for Business modifies files as it syncs

However, unlike the consumer version of OneDrive, we found out by accident that what gets synced to the cloud is generally not the same as what gets synced back from the cloud, even when no one has touched the files online or elsewhere.

Netflix is about to get more expensive

The price hike coincides with a controversial “interconnection” deal in which Netflix agreed to pay Comcast for better Internet service delivery.