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Timehop breach hits 21 million users due to a lack of 2FA on cloud services

Автор: | 10.07.2018

This article originally appeared on our sister site ZDNet. Timehop, a service that surfaces a user’s past social media content, has revealed a security breach that hit the company on July 4, and resulted in a database of 21 million users hit. As a result, the company has voided all social media authorisation tokens it… Читать далее »

Why you really don’t want just one vendor running an open source project

Автор: | 10.07.2018

When someone calls out Linux and Hadoop as two multi-vendor open source communities that have «made commercialization of the technology extremely competitive and difficult,» it would be reasonable to wonder what planet they live on. After all, as MongoDB’s Henrik Ingo challenged, «Surely those are the two biggest and most successful ecosystems???» Joseph Jacks, who… Читать далее »

This new dual-platform malware targets both Windows and Linux systems

Автор: | 09.07.2018

One of the oft-repeated reasons for using alternative operating systems is the suggestion that alternatives to Windows are more secure because malware is not produced for these minority systems—in effect, an argument in favor of security by minority. For a variety of reasons, this is a misguided notion. The proliferation of web-based attacks—which are inherently… Читать далее »

Maxed out your Raspberry Pi? New quad-core board supports 4K, Sata storage, USB 3.1, gigabit Ethernet

Автор: | 09.07.2018

If you’re running up against the limits of what the $35 Raspberry Pi can do, Gigabyte’s latest developer board could be the device for you. The latest offering ups the ante on the Pi in every way, delivering a capable board for a small form factor PC. The GA-SBCAP3450 packs a quad-core Intel processor running… Читать далее »

How to install and use the Avast Online Security extension in Firefox

Автор: | 07.07.2018

These days, we need every single bit of security we can find. And platform doesn’t matter. That’s right, once upon a time I’d have said, «If you’re looking to keep your computing experience 100% safe, you should be using Linux!» However, now that so many depend upon a web browser to get their work done,… Читать далее »

Investment flows into Nordic startups from all directions

Автор: | 07.07.2018

Emea Content Editor, Computer Weekly Banks, IT firms and private investors are all wading into the Nordic tech startup scene from different angles. Across the Nordic region, leading Swedish, Danish, Norwegian and Finnish private equity firms are showing an increasing level of interest in startups and maturing IT enterprises developing products in areas including digital… Читать далее »

Is daylight saving time holding back the growth international business?

Автор: | 06.07.2018

The European Commission is conducting a public poll on whether or not to change the current directive for daylight saving time (DST). The survey is open to all European citizens from now until August 16th. At present, all 28 of the EU member countries do observe daylight saving time, as is required in order to… Читать далее »

How to install MyWebSQL on Ubuntu 16.04

Автор: | 06.07.2018

If you use the MySQL database, chances are you’re always looking for a better tool to make the administration a bit easier. Fortunately, there are a number of such tools available. One is MyWebSQL. This tool is lesser known than its competition (such as phpMyAdmin). But this particular tool (which can work with MySQL, PostgreSQL,… Читать далее »

How to easily purge unwanted repositories in Linux

Автор: | 06.07.2018

After a year of so of working with Ubuntu Linux (or derivative such as Elementary OS), I almost always find myself with a number of repositories from software I may have installed and removed or never really needed in the first place. That means /etc/apt/sources.d can get pretty crowded and the apt update process becomes… Читать далее »

Microsoft портировала Windows 10 и Linux на собственную процессорную архитектуру EDGE (E2)

Автор: | 05.07.2018

Компания Microsoft примерно с 2010 года ведёт работу над созданием собственной процессорной архитектуры, получившей название EDGE (Explicit Data Graph Execution). Она радикально отличается от всех существующих чипов, разработанных компаниями Intel, AMD, ARM и другими. В работе над проектом принимают участие специалисты Qualcomm. Как сообщает портал The Register, прототипы процессоров на архитектуре E2 существует в виде… Читать далее »