Archives: March 2013

Spamhaus DDoS attack just another day for ISPs

March 29, 2013
Large-scale denial-of-service attack was only noteworthy because attackers hit Internet exchange points, says GTT's CTO
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Windows users are singing the 'Blues'

March 29, 2013
Leaked screenshots of next Windows build spark range of reactions, from predictions of Desktop's death to renewed focus on Windows 7
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Amazon S3 storage buckets set to 'public' are ripe for data-plundering

March 27, 2013
Among 12,328 randomly selected Amazon Simple Storage Service buckets, researchers found nearly 2,000 containing freely accessible data
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Microsoft's new security patching routine raises concerns

March 27, 2013
Microsoft just released its first acknowledged security update for a Metro app -- and the new patching method is a disaster waiting to happen
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Java 7 bytecode checker is a real drag

March 27, 2013
Developer claims Java 7's new bytecode verifier slows performance and increases coding effort
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5 ways devops can help companies crank out better code faster

March 26, 2013
With the right tools and processes, as well as removal of cultural barriers, devops can deliver huge benefits to companies
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Updated Windows 8 apps not in sync with Google Calendar

March 26, 2013
Microsoft's new version of the Metro 'productivity' apps Mail, Calendar, and People refuses to sync with Google Calendar
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Windows 'Blue': We waited for this?

March 25, 2013
A pirated copy of Windows 'Blue' has hit the ether, and it may be the least interesting update to Windows ever
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U.S. government excels at getting user data from Microsoft

March 22, 2013
Microsoft's newly released transparency report sheds light on which countries request the most user data and what kind of info they are receiving
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Google, LinkedIn, and Microsoft prove no cloud is too big to fail

March 22, 2013
Crashes are inevitable in the cloud. The trick to a successful cloud strategy is to design for the impending failure
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