I'm finally decompressed from my 9th straight VMworld conference and have had some time to reflect on the happenings and what I've learned and share a bit of my perspective here. Today I just wanted to discuss a new event at VMworld, the VMunderground Open...
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Microsoft announces biggest-ever job cuts, 18,000 in the next year
Microsoft is announcing its biggest ever job cuts today, affecting 18,000 employees. In a memo, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says the company
Eugene—the supercomputer, not 13-year-old—first to beat the Turing Test
33 percent of human judges at the Royal Society of London were fooled during 5-min convo.
New OpenSSL MITM Flaw Affects All Clients, Some Server Versions | Threat...
A new OpenSSL vulnerability has surfaced two months after the Heartbleed flaw.
Chip and PIN EMV Protocol security vulnerabilities found | Threatpost | ...
Researchers at Cambridge University published a paper describing security vulnerabilities in the EMV chip-and-PIN protocol and implementatio
Amazon WorkSpaces, Amazon’s Cloud Desktop Service, Launches To Public Al...
Amazon WorkSpaces, the company's virtual desktop computing environment introduced last fall at the AWS re:Invent conference, is today availa
3D model of a boy’s heart speeds up life-saving operation
Surgeons in Louisville, KY leverage a MakerBot Replicator 2X to see a tiny organ.
Schneier on Security: The Insecurity of Secret IT Systems
It runs on the outdated Windows 98 operating system, stores user credentials in plain text, and includes a feature called Threat Image Proje
VMWare to Bring Traditional Windows Apps and Desktops to Chromebooks
Posted by Rajen Sheth, Director of Product Management, Chrome Cloud applications allow flexibility, scalability and security and enable a wo
Facebook uses 10,000 Blu-ray Discs to create petabytes of “cold storage”
Filled with "robotic wizardry," a storage system for rarely accessed data.
Facebook Saved A Billion Dollars By Building Open Sourced Servers | Tech...
Facebook is reaping the benefits of designing its own energy efficient servers. Today at the Open Compute Summit, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said t
With Cash From Sequoia And General Catalyst, Yahoo’s Former CTO Debuts A...
Raymie Stata, the former CTO of Yahoo, is taking the wraps off his new startup, Altiscale, today, which in short runs Hadoop as a Service in
U.S. Oil, Gas Targeted by Espionage Malware Campaign | Threatpost - Engl...
American gas and oil companies have been targeted in cyber espionage campaigns since 2012, according to a new research report.
Docker Raises $15M For Its Open-Source Platform That Helps Developers Bu...
The shift to scale out architectures and an app-centric culture has turned out well for Docker and its lightweight open-source "container" t
Major internet outage hits millions in China, cyberattacks suspected
Hundreds of websites, social media and messaging services affected
MacControl Trojan Being Used in Targeted Attacks Against OS X Users | th...
MacControl Trojan malware is being used in targeted APT attacks against Mac users. Researchers at Alienvault have found that the malicious p
Attack Tool Released for WPS PIN Vulnerability | threatpost
An attack tool for the WPS vulnerability called Reaver has been released and gives attackers the ability to get router PINs in a few hours.
Side-Channel Attack Steals Crypto Key from Co-Located Virtual Machines |...
A group of researchers has proved that an attacker could use a side-channel attack to steal a cryptographic key from a virtual machine locat
Mysterious Algorithm Was 4% of Trading Activity Last Week
A single program that placed orders — and subsequently canceled them — made up 4 percent of all quote traffic in the U.S. stock market last