Travel site Orbitz.com revealed a data breach that occurred for records booked on an affiliate website that used a legacy Orbitz travel booking platform. Travel booked on Orbitz.com directly was not affected.
Orbitz is offering customers affected by the breach one year of free credit monitoring and identity protection service where available. U.S. customers may sign up by entering their information at orbitz.allclearid.com or by calling the toll free number 1-855-828-3959. International customers should call 1-512-201-2214 to determine what resources are available to them.
Under Armour released a statement regarding a data issue with their MyFitnessPal app because user settings may have been viewed by an unauthorized third party. Under Armour recommends changing user passwords directly through the app website www.myfitnesspal.com.
MyFitnessPal has an FAQ page at content.myfitnesspal.com/security-information/FAQ.html.
Oracle announced the release of Oracle Database 18c on February 23rd 2018. Oracle decided on a brand new method of numbering database versions so that a major version release is done annually (i.e. version 18 = year 2018). The last database version was 12c prior to this change.
One of the new features in Oracle Database version 12c and later include additional database support for JSON queries.
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Java is a free widely-used programming language that was originally developed by Sun Microsystems and now managed by Oracle. Java version 10 was recently released on March 20th 2018.
Java versions for Windows, MacOS, Linux, and Solaris can be downloaded from www.java.com/en/download/manual.jsp. Online help for Java is found at www.java.com/en/download/help/.
Gusto (formerly known as ZenPayroll) has released a free beta version of its human resources product called HR Basics. Users can upgrade to a paid version of Gusto’s products if needed at a later time. This free product version can be downloaded from https://gusto.com/free-hr.
Fedora is a free open-source set of Linux based operating systems and is sponsored by Red Hat. Versions include:
More information can be found at docs.fedoraproject.org.
Hoopla is a free digital service available for U.S. library card holders. It allows users to stream movies, TV shows, music, eBooks, audiobooks, and comics in a web browser. Android and ITunes app versions are also available.
More information is available at https://www.hoopladigital.com/.