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South Korean Web Host Pays $1 Million to Recover Customer Data

Brought to You by The WHIR A web host based in South Korea has paid over $1 million to a ransomware operation, called Erebus, that encrypted customer data related to 3,400 customer websites. According to a report by Ars Technica, Nayana is working to recover the data from 153 Linux servers, but warned customers it

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MSP Fights to Hire Scarce Cloud Engineers

Brought to you by MSPmentor At CorpInfo LLC, cloud is their business and business has been very good. So good, in fact, that the cloud-focused subsidiary of a legacy reseller has grown from fewer than a handful of full-time staffers 18 months ago, to 54 employees today. They expect that headcount to swell past 150

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Get Away from the Status Quo: Modernize Your Middleware-Tier

Frank RizzoTmaxSoft   Franco Rizzo is Senior Pre-sales Architect at TmaxSoft. If you’ve been wondering recently whether your web application framework can use an upgrade, it’s time to perform a thorough evaluation of your infrastructure to confirm whether (or not) it’s still meeting the organization’s needs – and there are nine critical questions you can

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Does LinkedIn’s Data Center Standard Make Sense for HPE and the Like?

It’s easy to look at the new Open19 data center rack standard initiative spearheaded by LinkedIn as competition for the Open Compute Project. It does have some of the same vendors involved; in particular, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, which has said it will make its OCP Cloudline hardware Open19-compliant. However, when you look at both the scope

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IC3 Issues Internet Crime Report for 2016

Original release date: June 21, 2017 The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) has released its 2016 Internet Crime Report, describing the numbers and types of cyber crimes reported to IC3. Business Email Compromise (BEC), ransomware attacks, tech support fraud, and extortion are all common schemes affecting people in the U.S. and around the world. US-CERT

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Drupal Releases Security Updates

Original release date: June 21, 2017 Drupal has released an advisory to address several vulnerabilities in Drupal versions 7.x and 8.x. A remote attacker could exploit one of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system. US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review Drupal's Security Advisory and upgrade to version 7.56 or 8.3.4. This

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Digital Realty Study: Direct Connects to Cloud Bring 50X Less Latency

For a company thinking about leveraging the public cloud as part of its data center solution, latency can be a big concern. For some, unfortunately, latency isn’t considered until after they’ve already committed to using the public cloud and quickly becomes a costly issue. Others see the red flag ahead of time and perhaps only utilize

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Sabey Data Centers Achieves Highest Level of Energy Savings

Sabey might be a lot smaller than eBay and Digital Realty Trust, but the Seattle-based company beat out both as the data center operator that achieved the highest level of energy savings last year as noted in the Department of Energy’s (DOE) 2017 Better Buildings Progress Report. Sabey Data Centers was recognized for having achieved

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SoftBank Invests $100 Million in Security Startup Cybereason

(Bloomberg) — Cybereason Inc. raised $100 million from SoftBank Group Corp., bringing another cybersecurity business closer to the $1 billion valuation that has become the hallmark of a heavyweight technology startup. The funding round gives Cybereason, founded by former operatives in Israel’s elite Unit 8200 military intelligence group, a valuation north of $850 million, after factoring

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Cisco Releases Security Updates

Original release date: June 21, 2017 Cisco has released updates to address several vulnerabilities affecting multiple products. A remote attacker could exploit one of these vulnerabilities to take control of a system. US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review the following Cisco Security Advisories and apply the necessary updates: Prime Infrastructure and Evolved Programmable Network

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