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.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – https://www.zdnet.com/article/operator-of-service-for-avoiding-antivirus-products-scan4you-prosecuted/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 The service was designed for malware developers seeking to circumvent antivirus products.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – https://www.zdnet.com/article/how-to-use-a-vpn-to-protect-your-internet-privacy/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 A virtual private network can go a long way to make sure that neither your ISP, nor anyone else, can snoop on what you do on the … Read more
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – https://www.zdnet.com/article/google-to-remove-secure-indicator-from-https-pages-on-chrome/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Users should expect the web to be safe by default, Google explained.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – https://www.zdnet.com/article/cell-phone-tracking-firm-exposed-millions-of-americans-real-time-locations/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 The bug allowed one Carnegie Mellon researcher to track anyone’s cell phone in real time.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – https://www.zdnet.com/article/openssh-arrives-in-windows-10-spring-update/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 One of the most universally used Linux/Unix tools is now included by default in Windows 10: OpenSSH. Here’s how to get started with it.
Full Article : Datamation – https://www.datamation.com/applications/slideshows/10-big-data-predictions-for-2018.html Real-time analytics, AI, cloud computing, and deep learning will play key roles in the big data market this year.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – https://www.zdnet.com/article/keeper-password-manager-flaw-zero-knowledge/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 The company says it has “zero knowledge” of user data. But a security researcher claimed otherwise.
Full Article : Datamation – https://www.datamation.com/big-data/observability-for-the-real-world.html Observability is the hot new buzzword in IT Operations, DevOps, Agile, and Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) communities. What’s it all about?
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – https://www.zdnet.com/article/flaw-connected-alarm-system-exposed-vehicles-remote-hacking/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 The researchers said it was easy to locate a nearby car, unlock it, and drive away.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – https://www.zdnet.com/article/this-cryptocurrency-phishing-attack-uses-new-trick-to-drains-wallets/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Campaign uses automation to empty cryptocurrency wallets and produce lucrative returns.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – https://www.zdnet.com/article/adware-masquerades-as-cloudflare-to-launch-in-browser-cryptojacking-attacks/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 CPU usage spikes up to 80 percent on infected machines.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – https://www.zdnet.com/article/cisco-critical-flaw-warning-these-1010-severity-bugs-need-patching-now/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Cisco’s software for managing software-defined networks has three critical, remotely exploitable vulnerabilities.