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CIO interview: Cathal Corcoran, Gatwick Airport

Автор: | 22.05.2018

Gatwick is the busiest single-runway airport in the world. Passenger volume has grown by 40% over the past eight years and the airport now operates more long-haul routes than ever before. With the greater capacity of aircraft such as the Airbus A320 and the Boeing Dreamliner, Cathal Corcoran, Gatwick’s chief information officer, expects continued growth in passenger numbers. Such growth has… Читать далее »

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 »

Google sued for £3.2bn for tracking UK iPhone browsing

Автор: | 22.05.2018

A group action lawsuit in the high court is seeking up to £3.2bn for claims that Google bypassed privacy settings of Apple’s Safari browser to track UK iPhone browsing activity. The legal action on behalf of 4.4 million UK iPhone users is led by former Which? consumer group director Richard Lloyd, and is believed to… 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 »

Micron first to market with QLC flash drive 5210 QLC SSD

Автор: | 22.05.2018

Micron is all set to be first to market with quad-level cell (QLC) flash drives. Its 5210 QLC Enterprise SATA SSD product will take aim at a niche market of data currently kept on spinning disk in the datacentre, but which requires high-performance read characteristics. Key use cases targeted will be analytics and content delivery,… 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 »

3 reasons to start using SSL certificates right now

Автор: | 22.05.2018

For many end users, SSL is most commonly associated with the act of online shopping. Particularly the small padlock that appears while attempting to checkout the items stored in your digital shopping cart. For others, the prefix https found in the address bar signals to them that, in fact, their information is being protected from… Читать далее »

Teen phone monitoring app has thousands of passwords stolen, highlighting need for secure servers

Автор: | 22.05.2018

A mobile app that allows parents to monitor their teenagers’ smartphone habits has a secret of its own: It left over 10,000 plain text user records sitting on an unsecured Amazon cloud server. The app in question is TeenSafe, which is designed to let parents track their teen’s smartphone location, text messages, incoming and outgoing… Читать далее »