Tech Round-up for 7/3/13

By Mark Handelman
Posted in Virtualization
On July 03, 2013

Here are some of the technology stories that caught our eye today:

The latest update to EMC’s Syncplicity service gives enterprises more control over how data gets distributed and to whom. Syncplicity also now offers FIPS-compliant apps for Android and iOS.

MIT researchers are working on a system to prevent attackers from reading data when it’s transmitted in the system’s memory. Memory addresses would be arranged like a tree, but assigned randomly.

Security researchers with ESET say the Darkleech Apache Web server vulnerability is picking up steam. The vulnerability injects various exploits in websites running on the compromised server.

The 10th annual VMware VMworld will be held August 25-29 in San Francisco. VMworld 2013 Europe will be held in Barcelona on October 14-17. VMworld 2013 will focus on providing tools to make agile solutions to extend virtualization throughout the data center.

California Attorney General Kamala Harris announced that her office will put a priority on investigating data breaches involving unencrypted personal data, and encourages law-enforcement agencies to do the same.