New York authorities said the warrants led to the indictments of firefighters, police officers, and civil servants on disability fraud charges. The Facebook data, which included user photos and videos, showed employees who claimed they were disabled performing a variety of activities, including fishing, martial arts, and even jet ski riding. – Ars Technica
This is state of the art for systems software now – which is not all that impressive.
Glantz explained that Ikea has more than 3,500 Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) servers deployed in Sweden and around the world. With Shellshock, every single one of those servers needed to be patched and updated to limit the risk of exploitation. So how did Ikea patch all those servers? Glantz showed a simple one-line Linux command and then jokingly walked away from the podium stating “That’s it, thanks for coming,” as the audience erupted into boisterous applause. On a more serious note, Glantz said that it took approximately 2.5 hours to test, deploy and upgrade Ikea’s entire IT infrastructure to defend against Shellshock. Eweek.