September 29, 2016

Huge and Unusual DDoS Attack Kills Popular Security Site

September 23, 2016 Rich Ord

One of the largest Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks ever seen on the internet has caused Akamai to dump a site it hosted, KrebsOnSecurity.com. The DDoS attack was apparently in retaliation for journalist Brian Krebs‘ recent article about vDOS, which is allegedly a cyberattack service. According to BI following Krebs […]

Coursera for Business Launched, IT Training Targeted

September 6, 2016 Rich Ord

Coursera for Business, just launched, is a new education technology platform by Coursera that targets extended learning for enterprise employees. The platform focuses on training and development needs of employees of large corporations. Coursera itself launched in 2012 and now has over 21 million registered learners worldwide and is partnered […]

Russian Government Hacks The D.N.C.

June 14, 2016 SysAdminNews

The Washington Post is reporting that Russian government hackers penetrated DNC computers over a year ago and have everything including all email and chat traffic. According to Washington Post sources their main purpose was to steal opposition research about Donald Trump. The Post said that Russian spies were also targeting […]

Microfluidic Cooling May Save Moore’s Law

June 10, 2016 SysAdminNews

Michael Kassner, a freelance writer, wrote a very interesting article published at TechRepublic on how microfluidic cooling might be the answer to preventing Moore’s Law from petering out. Moore’s Law is the observation made in 1965 by Gordon Moore, co-founder of Intel, that the number of transistors per square inch […]

Microsoft Rolls Out New Outlook.com to Users Worldwide

February 23, 2016 Chris Crum

Microsoft announced that the new Outlook.com is now out of preivew and is rolling out to users worldwide. New users in the North American region can sign up right away, and in other parts of the world will be able to very soon. Current Outlook.com users will get the upgrades […]

Google Drive Gets New Features

January 20, 2016 Chris Crum

Google announced a handful of new organizational features. The company bills them as “improvements that will help you more easily put things where they belong.” First off is a new “move” icon for files already in Drive when you’re browsing files. There’s an “Add to My Drive” option for everything […]

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