Full Article : ZDNet – Linux – https://www.zdnet.com/article/ubuntus-mark-shuttleworth-pulls-no-punches-on-red-hat-and-vmware-in-openstack-cloud/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Canonical CEO and Ubuntu Linux founder Mark Shuttleworth claims Canonical OpenStack is a better deal than either Red Hat or VMware’s OpenStack offerings.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – https://www.zdnet.com/article/fbi-refuse-to-say-investigations-hampered-by-encryption/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 The agency says encrypted phones harm its investigations, but it won’t say how many are affected.
Full Article : Datamation – https://www.datamation.com/cloud-computing/cloud-market-share-cloud-leaders-and-followers.html The majority of cloud market share is held by the familiar names, yet the game’s not over. A look at the leading companies in the competitive enterprise cloud computing … Read more
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – https://www.zdnet.com/article/were-all-a-bit-of-trump-when-it-comes-to-cybersecurity/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 President Trump reportedly sees security procedures as too inconvenient. Unfortunately, he’s not alone.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – https://www.zdnet.com/article/companies-may-think-they-are-ready-for-gdpr-but-their-employees-are-not/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 While EU organizations have been scrambling to meet the GDPR deadline, more than half their employees are not ready, according to a UK survey from Egress Software … Read more
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-were-giving-you-all-euro-style-gdpr-rights-over-how-we-use-your-data/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Microsoft says the privacy rules it’s introduced to meet the EU’s new GDPR law will apply to users globally.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – https://www.zdnet.com/article/yubico-and-lastpass-bring-nfc-based-two-factor-authentication-to-the-iphone/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Popular password manager LastPass delivers the first iOS app with support for the YubiKey NEO hardware-based authentication key with NFC support.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – https://www.zdnet.com/article/new-spectre-variant-4-our-patches-cause-up-to-8-performance-hit-warns-intel/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Intel’s Spectre variant 4 patch will be off by default, but users who turn it on are likely to see slower performance.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – https://www.zdnet.com/article/google-awards-researcher-36000-for-remote-execution-flaw-in-google-app-engine/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 The discovery was made by a university student who was not aware of how dangerous the vulnerability was.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – https://www.zdnet.com/article/ahead-of-gdpr-uk-fines-university-of-greenwich-120000-over-data-breach/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Information belonging to almost 20,000 staff and students was exposed in the security incident.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – https://www.zdnet.com/article/home-affairs-thankful-australias-diversity-allows-for-improved-facial-recognition/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Armed with multiple algorithms and training images based on a multicultural society, Home Affairs believes it gets a bronze medal in facial recognition.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – https://www.zdnet.com/article/canberra-denies-microsoft-in-breach-of-signals-directorate-conditions/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Senators are concerned that Microsoft has emerged with protected-level ASD certification, despite being located outside of Australia, with Alastair MacGibbon labelling the company a ‘trusted’ partner of … Read more
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – https://www.zdnet.com/article/spectre-chip-security-vulnerability-strikes-again-patches-incoming/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 A Google developer discovered a new way that a ‘Spectre’-style check can be used to attack any computer running any operating system.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – https://www.zdnet.com/article/comcast-bug-leaks-xfinity-home-addresses-wireless-passwords/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Exclusive: A bug in Comcast’s website leaks sensitive customer information.
Full Article : ZDNet – Linux – https://www.zdnet.com/article/lucky-13-red-hat-releases-red-hat-openstack-platform-13/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 The latest release of Red Hat’s OpenStack Infrastructure-as-a-Service cloud focuses on using open-source OpenStack to bridge the gap between private and public clouds.
Full Article : Datamation – https://www.datamation.com/cloud-computing/alibaba-cloud-rising-star-in-the-cloud-market.html Alibaba Cloud doesn’t get as much attention as other cloud leaders – expect that to change as this cloud vendor keeps emerging in the IaaS market.
Full Article : ZDNet – Linux – https://www.zdnet.com/article/vmware-ready-to-release-new-openstack-cloud-program/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 VMware’s heart is proprietary, but to to deliver its functionality to customers, it uses open-source OpenStack Infrastructure-as-a-Service cloud.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – https://www.zdnet.com/article/yubikey-protect-your-facebook-google-and-other-online-accounts-for-as-little-as-18-with-this/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 YubiKey offers a faster and more convenient alternative to text-messages or authenticator app two-factor authentication.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – https://www.zdnet.com/article/malware-campaign-expands-to-add-cryptocurrency-mining-and-ios-phishing-attacks/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 The group behind the DNS-hijacking attacks have moved on from just targeting Android and are probably well-funded warn researchers.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – https://www.zdnet.com/article/north-korean-defectors-targeted-through-google-play/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Malware-laden Android apps aim to steal photos, contact lists, and sensitive information belonging to defectors and their supporters.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – https://www.zdnet.com/article/teen-phone-monitoring-app-leaks-thousands-of-users-data/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Exclusive: A server stored teenagers’ Apple ID email addresses and plaintext passwords.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – https://www.zdnet.com/article/ibm-warns-of-instant-breaking-of-encryption-by-quantum-computers-move-your-data-today/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Welcome to the future transparency of today as quantum computers reveal all currently encrypted secrets — a viable scenario within just a few years.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – https://www.zdnet.com/article/mirai-botnet-adds-three-new-attacks-to-target-iot-devices/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 This new version of the botnet uses exploits instead of brute force attacks to gain control of unpatched devices.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – https://www.zdnet.com/article/one-in-four-apac-firms-not-sure-if-they-suffered-security-breach/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 A quarter of Asia-Pacific companies have experienced a security incident, while 27 percent aren’t even sure because they haven’t conducted any data breach assessment–even as the region … Read more
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – https://www.zdnet.com/article/ex-intel-security-expert-this-new-spectre-attack-can-even-reveal-firmware-secrets/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 A new variant of Spectre can expose the contents of memory that normally can’t be accessed by the OS kernel.