Zero Day Java Attack, led to malware infection of Facebook employee’s machines

An unseen flaw in Java software  made by Oracle, led to a sophisticated attack on the system of Facebook. Though the attack didn’t expose user’s data and was confined to the personal devices of the facebook employees. The attack, named as ‘Zero-Day Java Attack’, installed malware on their machines. More details here – http://arstechnica.com/security/2013/02/facebook-computers-compromised-by-zero-day-java-exploit/

Source Code for Adobe Photoshop released

The Computer History Museum, today released the Source Code for Original 1990 Version of Adobe Photoshop. Written, primarily by the co-founder Thomas Knoll, this software has nearly 130,000 lines of code. When Adobe launched the version 2, a second programmer was added to the team. Details – http://www.petapixel.com/2013/02/14/photoshop-v1-0-1-source-code-released/

Oracle Announced MySQL version 5.6

New Version of the World’s Most Popular Open Source Database Designed to Power Next Generation Web, Cloud and Mobile Applications

MySQL 5.6 provides enhanced linear scalability, helping users to leverage modern hardware capabilities. With this version, users can experience simplified query development and faster execution, better transactional throughput and application availability, flexible NoSQL access, improved replication and enhanced instrumentation.

Highlights include Better Query Execution Times and Diagnostics, Greater Performance Throughput and Application Availability, Improved Scale-Out and High Availability and more…

For details – http://www.oracle.com/us/corporate/press/1904335?msgid=3-7873088894