Shodan Search Exposes Thousands of Servers Hosting Passwords and Keys
Thousands of etcd servers "are spitting sensitive passwords and encrypted keys," reports Fossbytes: Security researcher Giovanni Collazo was able to harvest 8781 passwords, 650 AWS access keys, 23 secret keys, and 8 private keys. First, he ran a query on the hacker search engine Shodan that returned around 2300 servers running etcd database. Then, he ran a simple script that gave him the login credentials stored on these servers which can be used to gain access to CMSs, MySQL, and PostgreSQL ...
IDG Contributor Network: Do not hire a devops engineer
Devops culture is quickly gaining ground with companies all over the world and the demand for top notch devops talent is as high as it has ever been. With the base salary for an entry-level site reliability engineer is more than $100,000 annually, IT professionals are hurrying to make the transition into devops. But, if you think about it, the position of devops engineer doesn’t really exist no...
The Nomadic Designer: Tips And Tricks To Work On The Road
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to travel the world while working as a designer? It might sound like a dream, but all that glitters is not gold, and it might not be the right choice for you. In this article, I’ll share some insights from my four years of travel and work that hopefully will be useful for anyone willing to try a nomadic lifestyle, too.
Monarch is a new platform from surgical robot pioneer Frederic Moll
Auris Health (née Auris Surgical Robots) has done a pretty good job flying under the radar, in spite of raising a massive amount of capital and listing one of the key people behind the da Vinci surgical robot among its founders. With FDA clearance finally out of the way, however, the Redwood City-based startup medical […]
Beg, Borrow or Steal: How Trump Says China Takes Technology
The justification for Washington’s tariffs on $60 billion in Chinese imports shows the rise of intellectual property as a major trade issue.
How to download your Facebook data
With all the news about Facebook recently, you might be wondering, what exactly does Facebook know about me from my profile? Sure, you can peruse your profile online, but that doesn’t tell the whole story. One way to see what Facebook has on you is to download your Facebook data. The ability to download your Facebook data isn’t really new, but not many users know that you can do it. It only tak...
Head-To-Head: Lenovo X1 Yoga Vs. Apple MacBook Pro
The CRN Test Center compares the third-gen ThinkPad X1 Yoga with the latest edition of the MacBook Pro.
If the Feds Don't Act, Expect More Autonomous Car Accidents
The death of Elaine Herzberg after a collision with an Uber self-driving car could hinder autonomous vehicle development, but it might also force much-needed federal regulation.
A Different Take on Voice Interfaces, IBM Launches Watson Assistant
Watson Assistant will be delivered via IBM partner devices such as electronics embedded in cars and apps branded by hotel companies. Beyond customer engagement and service, the real value to these partners will be in the data they collect about customers and how they use it to customize customer experience.
The Right Chemistry: God, glycerine, flavouring and kosher Coca-Cola
When Jews wondered in the '30s if the new soft drink observed kosher law, Chief Rabbi Tobias Geffen went to work
Samsung Galaxy S9, S9+ Users Reporting Touch Screen Dead Zones
Samsung's Galaxy S9 has only been on sale for a week, but stories of touch-screen problems are popping up already. The post Samsung Galaxy S9, S9+ Users Reporting Touch Screen Dead Zones appeared first on ExtremeTech .
Space Photos of the Week: You Can't Clean Up Space, It's Too Messier
These strange collection of stars aren’t galaxies, but random groups of hundreds of millions of stars.
Apple To Unveil a Cheaper iPad Next Week At Its Educational Event
Apple is holding an education-focused event on Tuesday where it's expected to launch a "low-cost iPad" alongside new education software. The goal is to win back students and teachers who have adopted similar products/services from rivals Google and Microsoft. Bloomberg reports: In its first major product event of the year, Apple will return to its roots in the education market. The event on Tuesday at Lane Technical College Prep High School in Chicago will mark the first time Apple has held a...
New Apple Watch bands feature spring colors and styles
Apple debuts a Spring collection of bands with vibrant colors and unique designs, including bands for Apple Watch Nike+ and Apple Watch Hermès.
IoT security spending to spike above $1.5 billion next year
The market for IoT security products is set to grow sharply, as the general IoT market becomes ever more ubiquitous, according to a report released this month by Gartner Research. While there are numerous drivers behind the increased demand for IoT security, a growing sense that regulatory compliance will shortly become an issue is one of the most pressing. The report lists security as the top ...
Uber's disturbing fatal self-driving car crash, a new common sense challenge for AI, and Facebook's evil algorithms
Facebook's inflection point: Now everyone knows this greedy mass surveillance operation for what it is
U.K. watchdog assessing evidence from Cambridge Analytica raid
Britain is investigating whether Facebook, the world's largest social media network, did enough to protect data.
How to keep your data safe without having to #DeleteFacebook
If you can’t trust a social network to protect your data, what can you do? For some in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, the answer is the hashtag spreading this week: #DeleteFacebook . For others, though, quitting the world’s largest social network isn’t a viable option. Some use Facebook...
Razer Blade Review: a colorful, ultraportable gaming beast
Razer has launched a trio of gaming laptops, first among them being the Razer Blade. The laptop is dark, adorned with colorful lights, sporting a design that makes it identifiable as not just any ole laptop, but a gaming laptop. Relative to other models, I wouldn’t hesitate to call the Razer Blade an ultraportable offering, but what compromises were made … Continue reading
Waymo CEO says its tech would have handled Uber self-driving incident safely
LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - The head of Alphabet Inc's autonomous driving unit, Waymo, said on Saturday that the company's technology would have safely handled the situation confronting an Uber self-driving vehicle last week when it struck a pedestrian, killing her.
Being a driverless car passenger proves ‘unsettling and extraordinary’
The latest UK entry in the race to revolutionise roads goes for a spin despite the first such vehicle death in the US last week How many people does it take to drive a driverless car? Five: a safety driver behind the wheel, an operator to program the route, and three engineers monitoring it in another car behind. It is, to be fair, barely even a prototype. The autonomous car unveiled in Milton ...
‘Doctor Who’ Underrated Villain of the Week: The Wire
You know Daleks and Davros and Missy the Master, Angels, and Silence hell-bent on disaster. But do you recall the most underrated Doctor Who villains of all? Each week, I will dig into […] The post ‘Doctor Who’ Underrated Villain of the Week: The Wire appeared first on Geek.com .
Chenbro revenues grow, but profit drops in 2017
Taiwan-based server supplier Chenbro Micom has announced consolidated revenues of NT$5.51 billion (US$187.67 million) for 2017, up 5.8% on year to reach a company record, but its net profit slipped 24.1% on year to only NT$455 million or EPS of NT$3.80 in the year. The company will distribute dividends of NT$3 in cash.
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