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Larry Loeb Author, | 11/16/2018
The class of CPU side-channel vulnerabilities dubbed Spectre and Meltdown arose suddenly in the early part of this year. These hardware flaws are the result of exception or branch misprediction events that can leave secret-dependent traces in the chip's microarchitectural state.
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Scott Ferguson Managing Editor, Light Reading, | 11/15/2018
One of the biggest and most innovative developments in the cloud over the last several years has been containers, especially the Google-backed Kubernetes orchestration platform to help manage these ecosystems and to speed up application development.
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Larry Loeb Author, | 11/14/2018
For 74 minutes on Monday, November 12, traffic from Google's data centers was hijacked, essentially a de facto distributed denial-of-service attack.
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Scott Ferguson Managing Editor, Light Reading, | 10/29/2018
Over the weekend, IBM announced a deal to acquire Red Hat for $34 billion, one of the largest open source and cloud computing deals in the history of tech. When it's complete, the market for cloud will never be the same.
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Scott Ferguson Managing Editor, Light Reading, | 10/26/2018
Check Point Software and Fortinet each made separate acquisition deals this week and each one looks to strengthen its cloud computing security portfolio.
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Scott Ferguson Managing Editor, Light Reading, | 10/17/2018
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Gartner Symposium/ITXPO -- For IBM CEO Ginni Rometty, today might focus on the cloud, whether it's private, public, hybrid or multicloud, but the future belongs to quantum computing and blockchain -- and she believes that Big Blue has the lead over the competition.
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Larry Loeb Author, | 10/12/2018
When the Spectre and Meltdown class of vulnerabilities in x86 processors became widely known in March of 2018, the then-CEO of Intel, Brian Krzanich, told the world that its upcoming CPUs would have hardware partitioning enabled for protection.
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Scott Ferguson Managing Editor, Light Reading, | 10/12/2018
A US Senate committee has sent a letter to Google CEO Sundar Pichai that is demanding more answers about a flaw in the company's Google+ social media platform that could have exposed the personal information of about 500,000 users to third-party developers.
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Alan Zeichick Principal Analyst, Camden Associates, | 10/8/2018
That woman who sits across the hall from you? Don't trust her. The young man in the cubicle near the IT department's break room? Don't trust him. The gray-haired woman who runs the quarterly sales meetings? Don't trust. That really, really tall bald guy in HR? Don't trust.
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LarryLoeb
LarryLoeb, 11/16/2018 3:42:56 PM
New Spectre & Meltdown Attacks Show Limits of CPU Vulnerabilities
@Ariella That sounds like a plan to me.

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Ariella
Ariella, 11/16/2018 2:47:32 PM
New Spectre & Meltdown Attacks Show Limits of CPU Vulnerabilities
@Larry I see. So we should just keep calm and keep vigilant without relaxing our guard.

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LarryLoeb
LarryLoeb, 11/16/2018 1:10:42 PM
Google Data Center Traffic Rerouted to Nigeria, China & Russia
@Ariella Hey, I ain't no advanced peristent threat.....

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Ariella
Ariella, 11/16/2018 11:56:13 AM
Google Data Center Traffic Rerouted to Nigeria, China & Russia
@LarryLoeb That's  a very apt image that explains it clearly.

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