Lessons learned from Black Friday and Cyber Monday

If you’re a consumer-facing business, Black Friday and Cyber Monday are the D-Day for IT operations. Low-level estimates indicate that upwards of 20% of all revenues for companies can occur within these two days. The stakes are even higher if you’re a payment processor as you aggregate the purchases across all consumer businesses. This means …

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Xen P2M Lock Guest OS Users Denial of Service Vulnerability

A vulnerability in Xen could allow a local attacker on a guest system to cause a denial of service (DoS) condition on the targeted host system. The vulnerability exists because the physical-to-machine (P2M) lock remains unavailable in certain error conditions related to P2M page removals. An attacker on a guest system could exploit this vulnerability …

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Xen HLE Transactions Guest OS Users Denial of Service Vulnerability

A vulnerability in Xen could allow a local attacker on a guest system to cause a denial of service (DoS) condition on the targeted host system. The vulnerability exists because the affected software improperly handles certain Hardware Lock Elision (HLE) transactions when using instructions for the XACQUIRE prefix and running on an Intel x86 platform. …

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PowerDNS DNS Zone Record Parsing Denial of Service Vulnerability

A vulnerability in PowerDNS Recursor and Authoritative Server could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to cause a denial of service (DoS) condition on a targeted system. The vulnerability exists because the affected software improperly releases memory when parsing DNS Zone records. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by inserting a malicious DNS Zone record in …

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Careful! Windows 10’s ‘Check for updates’ button may download beta code

Some users are adventurous, and seek to be the first to use new Windows 10 features via Microsoft’s Windows Insider program. Others aren’t, and just want a stable system to use on day-to-day basis. If you’re one of the latter, don’t go clicking Windows Update’s “Check for updates” button willy-nilly, or you may unwittingly join …

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AWS Elemental MediaStore Now Supports Delete Lifecycle Policies

You can now set a lifecycle policy to delete objects from AWS Elemental MediaStore containers after a minimum of one day. This lets you automatically delete the video segments that make up your live streams after a period of time that you define, helping optimize your storage footprint and minimize cost. Source:: Amazon AWS

Complete guide: 10 smart factory trends to watch in 2019

Internet of Business’s comprehensive guide to where Industry 4.0 will lead manufacturers in the year ahead. Most manufacturers believe they are leading their markets in Industry 4.0 technologies, despite evidence to the contrary. There is a huge gap between the many companies that are exploring digital manufacturing strategies – via technologies such as automation, robotics, …

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Razer’s ultra-popular DeathAdder Elite gaming mouse is just $40 today, its lowest price yet

Today’s a great day to level-up your PC loadout with one of the most popular gaming mice out there. The widely beloved Razer DeathAdder Elite is on sale for $40 at Amazon today, which matches its all-time low. The mouse carries a $70 suggested price and usually sells for about $55 on the street. Unlike …

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