Shopify lawyers up as governments increase pressure on tech industry
Shopify is starting to expand its government affairs teams in the US and Europe by recruiting top Silicon Valley firm lobbyists with experience on both sides of the Atlantic.
Regulators and government agencies worldwide have started to put pressure on the most renowned digital agencies during th... Read more
Hackers win $800,000 for attacks on Teams, Ubuntu and more
The first day of Pwn2Own Vancouver was a success. Participants won a combined $800,000 for hacking widely used software, including Microsoft Teams, Oracle Virtualbox and Ubuntu Desktop.
Once or twice a year, Zero Day Initiative organizes a hacking contest to promote and reward security research.... Read more
Cisco in dire straits, share price plummets by 19 percent
Cisco's latest quarter leaves much to be desired. According to the organization, the disappointing figures are a consequence of COVID lockdowns in China and the war in Ukraine. Shortly after the presentation, Cisco's share price fell by 19 percent.
In the third and latest quarter of Cisco's fisc... Read more
Thales acquires two cybersecurity companies
Thales announced that it had reached an agreement with Sonae Investment Management to buy two European cybersecurity firms, S21sec and Excellium, for 120 million euros ($125.32 million).
In a statement, Europe's largest armaments electronics company, which also develops civil aviation components... Read more
Critical authentication bypass flaw in multiple VMware products
VMWare urges customers to immediately patch a critical authentication bypass flaw affecting multiple products.
Two vulnerabilities allows attackers with backdoor access to gain admin privileges on multiple VMware products -- and that's not a good thing.
Bruno Lopez of Innotec Security was t... Read more
HPE will build a new HPC factory in the Czech Republic
HPE has announced a considerable investment in sovereign European computing: its first European plant, based in the Czech Republic and focused on producing next-generation HPE systems for HPC and AI applications, a week ahead of ISC High Performance 2022 (scheduled to be hosted in Hamburg, Germany)... Read more
QNAP launches NAS solution for virtualization
QNAP unveiled the TS-h1886XU-RP R2 NAS solution. According to QNAP, the release is especially suitable for virtualization and data-intensive apps.
The new NAS solution is aimed at businesses with proprietary data centers. TS-h1886XU-RP R2 helps handle increasingly common virtualized and data-int... Read more
Barracuda unveils new web application and API security capabilities
Barracuda's WAAP platform offers increased protection on multiple fronts.
This week, Barracuda announced the expansion of Barracuda Cloud Application Protection, its platform for Web Application and API Protection (WAAP). The new release adds automated API Discovery and GraphQL security capabili... Read more
New Relic enhances Kubernetes monitoring solution
A new plugin will make software engineers' lives much easier, the company says.
This week, New Relic announced that it has added a more streamlined approach to collecting metrics using the extended Berkeley Packet Filter (eBPF) in the Linux kernel. New Relic is also releasing a plugin for the op... Read more
Parallels offers Desktop for Chrome OS on multiple Chromebooks
Parallels made its Parallels Desktop for Chrome OS solution compatible with multiple Chromebooks running on Intel or AMD processors. The minimum system requirements are an i3 or Ryzen 3 processor.
According to Parallels, the release enables more businesses and users to benefit from Windows funct... Read more