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Legit tools exploited in bank heists

Автор: | 22.05.2018

Common IT administration tools are being hijacked to act as invisibility cloaks for cyber criminals targeting financial institutions, according to a report by security firm Carbon Black. The report is based on a survey of CISOs at 40 financial institutions and notes that cyber attacks against financial institutions are most often conducted for the purpose… Читать далее »

Spectre isn’t dead: Here are 2 new variants IT should patch against

Автор: | 22.05.2018

Following rumors of the existence of new Spectre-like vulnerabilities, Microsoft and Google are jointly disclosing a new out-of-order execution vulnerability. Speculative Store Bypass (SSB) relies on the memory loading behavior common to Intel and AMD CPUs, IBM’s POWER8 and POWER9 CPUs, as well as System Z and certain ARM processors. Jann Horn, a Google Project… Читать далее »

Security researchers find fourth CPU flaw

Автор: | 22.05.2018

Security researchers have discovered a fourth variant of the speculative execution flaws that were reported in modern microprocessor chips in January 2018. The flaws allowed data on chips to be read as a result of the speculative execution processes used by the chips to anticipate what users are likely to do next to speed up… Читать далее »

Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth takes aim at VMware and Red Hat at OpenStack Summit

Автор: | 22.05.2018

Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth is urging enterprises to follow the lead of the public cloud community and ditch VMware from their private cloud builds. Closing out the opening keynote at the OpenStack Summit in Vancouver, Canada, Shuttleworth started out by sticking the boot into VMware, saying some of the public cloud communities biggest players are… Читать далее »

Microsoft trumps Google, Dropbox in business cloud storage wars

Автор: | 22.05.2018

As more information moves online, a significant number of companies have moved their data storage to the web as well, opting for cloud storage and data management services like DropBox and Google Drive. But with news of hacks and digital break-ins hitting headlines each day, companies are not just choosing the cheaper option, but the… Читать далее »

5 ways to delete blank rows in Excel

Автор: | 22.05.2018

Image: iStock/Rawpixel Blank rows are easy to acquire—whether you’re importing data from a foreign source or introducing them yourself during the input process. Regardless of how you end up with them, it’s best to rid a data set of blank rows. Excel uses blanks to determine ranges, so Excel’s selection-based features won’t work as expected… Читать далее »

IT hub shadowed by Everest gives opportunities to homegrown IT professionals

Автор: | 22.05.2018

Nepal is not normally associated with IT services, but the country is building a reputation in this sector, with increasing numbers of Nepalese IT professionals now able to find work in their homeland rather than migrate to larger overseas economies. Back in 2010, the government in Nepal identified IT and BPO services as a growth… Читать далее »

Injecting entrepreneurship into enterprise IT

Автор: | 21.05.2018

Throughout the history of IT, the best-known industry leaders have come from the leading suppliers of the time – think Microsoft’s Bill Gates, Oracle’s Larry Ellison, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg – and founding and building new companies will probably always attract the most aggressive and entrepreneurial… «; } }); /** * remove unnecessary… Читать далее »

Microsoft тестирует меню «Departments» в приложении Microsoft Store в Windows 10 » Community

Автор: | 21.05.2018

Компания Microsoft приступила к тестированию нового выпадающего меню «Departments» в приложении Microsoft Store в Windows 10, которое содержит в себе различные типы контента, существующего в магазине. Изменение связано с многочисленными жалобами пользователей о том, что найти все типы контента в магазине довольно сложно из-за запутанной навигационной системы. Меню разделено на четыре категории: Программное обеспечение и… Читать далее »

Google разрабатывает автономное AR устройство » Community

Автор: | 19.05.2018

Стало известно, что Google работает над автономным AR устройством с улучшенной реалистичностью, которая будет использовать новые чипы Qualcomm. Устройство будет производиться тайваньской компанией Quanta. Согласно документам, проект по-прежнему находится на ранней стадии. Предполагается, что данное устройство будет похоже на Microsoft Hololens — гарнитуру, выпущенную в 2016 году, и предназначенную для проектирования, обучения и промышленного использования. Google AR также будет… Читать далее »