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Canonical/Ubuntu Switches To OpenStack

Canonical (the Ubuntu executor) has just switched its cloud software to open-source OpenStack. The current version of Ubuntu uses the Eucalyptus platform. The next Ubuntu server, version 11.10 will include OpenStack as the core of the company’s Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud package.

Microsoft Announces Window Azure Toolkit

Microsoft announced on Monday a Windows Azure Toolkit for devices that consist of assets for Windows Phone, iOS, and Android. With the toolkits, developers will be able to use the cloud-based system by sharing files with one another through the network. This allows for collaboration over widespread networks. Developers will be able to use the cloud to share requirements such as device notifications, authentication, storage, and leaderboards.

Major Vulnerability Exposed In Chrome

Most people usually user Google Chrome for its speed and safety, as well as the fact that the browser hasn’t been successfully hacked within the past three years, until today. A security firm called VUPEN figured out how to act past Google Chrome’s system as well as Window 7’s anti-exploit technology, allowing the Chrome browser to run any program or code they would like.

The exploit is demonstrated in the video and is one of the most sophisticated codes created since it bypasses ASLR/DEP/Sandbox security features and does not cause the computer to crash after delivering the payload.