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2014-03-05 16:28:38

New Integrations Open Up Previously Hidden Information to DevOps and Reduce Time to Incident Resolution BOULDER, Colo., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VictorOps, a collaboration and incident management platform designed for DevOps teams, today announced new integrations that span all levels of the technology stack. With the addition of New Relic, SalesForce, Sensu and Zabbix to the list of integration partners, VictorOps is expanding the amount of relevant information available to DevOps as a...

2014-02-25 23:04:43

Nagios Enterprises has announced the 2014 Nagios World Conference will take place in Saint Paul, Minnesota October 13-16, 2014 and extends an invitation to industry leaders and Nagios community members to submit presentation proposals for consideration. (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Nagios Enterprises has announced the 2014 Nagios World Conference will take place in Saint Paul, Minnesota October 13-16, 2014 and extends an invitation to industry leaders and Nagios community members to submit...

Computer Malware Helping Thieves In Bitcoin Mining Operations
2014-02-25 13:57:14

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Malware-ridden computers are being used to help mine Bitcoins, according to computer scientists at the University of California, San Diego. Researchers from the university looked at over 2,000 pieces of malware used by Bitcoin mining operations and were able to estimate how much money operators made off their operations. They found that the revenue of 10 of the mining operations studied reached at least 4,500 Bitcoins over two years,...

MIT Develops Unprecedented System That Lets Robots Work Together
2014-02-13 08:59:33

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers at MIT have developed a new system that combines simple control programs to enable fleets of robots or other “multiagent systems” to collaborate in extraordinary ways. Due to the difficulty of designing control programs for “multiagent systems” – groups of robots or networks of devices with different functions – engineers have typically restricted themselves to scenarios in which reliable information about...

2014-02-11 23:29:14

Prolexic Technologies, the global leader in Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection services, today issued a high alert DDoS attack threat advisory on the DNS Flooder v1.1 toolkit. The toolkit makes it faster and easier for malicious actors to launch crippling reflection attacks and will likely be widely adopted in the DDoS-as-a-Service market, potentially increasing the number of attacks. Fort Lauderdale, Florida (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Prolexic Technologies, the global leader...

2014-02-11 20:23:16

Speeds and simplifies the launch of large reflection attacks FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Prolexic Technologies, the global leader in Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection services, today issued a high alert DDoS attack threat advisory on the DNS Flooder v1.1 toolkit. The toolkit makes it faster and easier for malicious actors to launch crippling reflection attacks and will likely be widely adopted in the DDoS-as-a-Service market, potentially...

2014-02-04 23:04:52

Nagios was recently awarded "Best Monitoring Application" in the 2013 Linux Journal Readers' Choice Awards. The award joins numerous other acclamations that prove Nagios is the tool of choice for companies seeking to deploy an effective monitoring solution. Saint Paul, MN (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 Nagios was recently awarded "Best Monitoring Application" in the 2013 Linux Journal Readers' Choice Awards. The award joins numerous other acclamations that prove...

Botnet Blocker Startup Takes 'Shape' In Silicon Valley
2014-01-22 04:17:49

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The next big line of defense against hackers is the web security company Shape Security which came out of stealth mode on Tuesday. The Silicon Valley startup revealed its ShapeShifter network security appliance, which will help websites and businesses block hacking attempts such as malware and bots. The ShapeShifter network security appliance prevents website breaches by immediately disabling the capability of malware, bots and other...

Microsoft, FBI, Int'l Law Agencies Work Together To Disrupt Botnets
2013-12-06 13:04:23

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Software giant Microsoft is working with international law enforcement agencies, including the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Europol, in an effort to disrupt the ZeroAccess botnets. ZeroAccess, a nefarious network of computers that are infected with malware to trigger online fraud, remains one of the world’s largest botnets in the world and is used to hijack web search results and redirect users to potentially dangerous...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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