Articles In Virtualization

By Mark Handelman, Posted in Virtualization

Here are some of the technology stories that caught our eye today: Later this summer, Yahoo will be making inactive user IDs available, allowing new users a chance at having a better or more unique email address. However, Wired’s Mat Honan believes this could allow people to take over someone else’s identity. Mozilla and Opera are working with Stanford University’s Cookie Clearinghouse project in an attempt to make an algorithm that automatically accepts or blocks website cookies. At the GigaOM Str... read more.

  • June 21, 2013

By Mark Handelman, Posted in Virtualization

Here are some of the technology stories that caught our eye today: Microsoft is launching an incentive program for security researchers who find bugs in some of the company’s current and beta software, or who develop defensive techniques for these new attacks. Cisco is integrating Citrix’s NetScaler ADC hardware line with Cisco’s Unified Fabric Cloud Network Services offerings. MapR’s Distribution for Apache Hadoop has been certified by the VMware Ready program to run on vSphere, allowing customers... read more.

  • June 20, 2013

By Mark Handelman, Posted in Virtualization

Here are some of the technology stories that caught our eye today: Google is asking the U.S. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court to allow the company to publish aggregate information on surveillance requests received from government agencies. In a patch released yesterday, Oracle addressed 40 Java security issues and enabled online certificate revocation checking by default. McAfee appointed Bill Rielly as new senior vice president for small and medium-sized business. Reilly comes to the compan... read more.

  • June 19, 2013

By Mark Handelman, Posted in Virtualization

Here are some of the technology stories that caught our eye today: BlackBerry issued a security advisory to customers yesterday concerning a bug in the Z10 smartphone that may allow unauthorized access to the device over Wi-Fi. According to security researchers, the increase in SSL internet traffic will negatively impact firewall performance, as firewalls have to decrypt and re-encrypt data with more complex encryption. Google is testing a new way to provide Internet access to isolated, poor, and u... read more.

  • June 18, 2013

By Mark Handelman, Posted in Virtualization

Here are some of the technology stories that caught our eye today: Researchers at MIT have developed an end-to-end encryption technique for cloud servers that allows a cloud server to process encrypted data and send it back to the user still encrypted. Security researchers have found a weakness in iPhones on AT&T, Vodafone, and other carriers that forces the phone to connect to potentially malicious Wi-Fi networks. Microsoft introduced a preview of Active Authentication on Active Directory for... read more.

  • June 13, 2013

By Mark Handelman, Posted in Virtualization

Here are some of the technology stories that caught our eye today: Microsoft’s latest security update fixes 19 critical vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer, and flaws in Microsoft Office, the Windows Kernel, and Print Spooler. Martin Casado, chief architect of networking at VMware, was honored by the Association for Computer Machinery as a winner of the 2012 Grace Murray Hopper Award. Google, Facebook, Twitter, and Microsoft have called on the federal government to allow them to publish more detai... read more.

  • June 12, 2013

By Mark Handelman, Posted in Virtualization

Here are some of the technology stories that caught our eye today: Research and advisory firm Gartner has listed Blue Coat Systems among the “Leaders” of the Magic Quadrant for Secure Web Gateway. Gartner also found that Blue Coat led the market in secure Web gateways with 18 percent market share. Red Hat OpenShift Online is now commercially available. The PaaS allows developers to code and run applications in Java, Ruby, PHP, Python, Node.js, or Perl. According to a Synergy Research report, Cisco ha... read more.

  • June 11, 2013

By Mark Handelman, Posted in Virtualization

Here are some of the technology stories that caught our eye today: Edward Snowden came forward this weekend as the man who leaked secret NSA documents to the media about the PRISM surveillance program. CNET’s Declan McCullagh looks at some of the inaccuracies and misunderstandings from last week’s leaks, particularly from the Washington Post. At last week’s TechEd conference, Mary Jo Foley spoke with Steven Martin, the new general manager of Microsoft’s Windows Azure division, to discuss Azure’s gr... read more.

  • June 10, 2013

By Mark Handelman, Posted in Virtualization

Here are some of the technology stories that caught our eye today: According to reports from the Washington Post and the Guardian, the National Security Agency has backdoor access to some of the largest technology and social media companies on the Internet, including Facebook, Apple, Google, and others. Microsoft and the FBI took part in a joint operation with partners in the financial services and technology industries to disrupt the large Citadel botnet, responsible for more than half a billion doll... read more.

  • June 07, 2013

By Mark Handelman, Posted in Virtualization

Here are some of the technology stories that caught our eye today: A code-execution vulnerability was found in the Plesk control panel, used by more than 360,000 websites on the Apache platform. The exploit can be used by an attacker to get a command line shell with the privileges of the configured Apache user. Riverbed’s Stingray Traffic Manager, has been certified by Oracle to integrate with Oracle E-Business Suite 12.1. Stingray Traffic Manager with Oracle E-Business Suite will help companies optim... read more.

  • June 06, 2013