The Serverlist: Built with Workers, Single-Tenant Architecture, and more!

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Check out our fourteenth edition of The Serverlist below. Get the latest scoop on the serverless space, get your hands dirty with new developer tutorials, engage in conversations with other serverless developers, and find upcoming meetups and conferences to attend. Sign up below to have The Serverlist sent directly to your mailbox. Your privacy is…

The Essential Guide to Coronavirus Scams | Avast

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The coronavirus pandemic has changed the way so many of us live our lives that it’s on many of our minds throughout most of the day. Cybercriminals, always camouflaging their tricks to blend in with the latest topics, know this all too well. As a result, they have already launched countless scams preying on the…

Discord Turned Into an Account Stealer by Updated Malware

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A new version of the popular AnarchyGrabber Discord malware has been released that modifies the Discord client files so that it can evade detection and steal user accounts every time someone logs into the chat service. […] Source:: BleepingComputer

AWS IoT Device Defender Now Available in the AWS China (Beijing) Region, operated by Sinnet, and the AWS China (Ningxia) Region, operated by NWCD

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AWS IoT Device Defender is now available in the AWS China (Beijing) Region, operated by Sinnet and the AWS China (Ningxia) Region, operated by NWCD. AWS IoT Device Defender is a fully managed service that helps you secure your fleet of IoT devices. It continuously audits device configurations for security vulnerabilities. It also continuously monitors…

AWS RoboMaker now supports configurable Simulation Unit limit

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AWS RoboMaker, a service that makes it easy to run robotics simulations at cloud scale, now supports configurable Simulation Unit limit, to help control robotics application testing costs. With AWS RoboMaker simulation, you only pay for the time your simulation job takes to run, and you are charged an hourly rate based on the number…

Microsoft: Emotet Took Down a Network by Overheating All Computers

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Microsoft says that an Emotet infection was able to take down an organization’s entire network by maxing out CPUs on Windows devices and bringing its Internet connection down to a crawl after one employee was tricked to open a phishing email attachment. […] Source:: BleepingComputer

Skype Meet Now is Microsoft’s effort to make Skype calls as easy as possible

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With millions of people currently connecting via online video and chat, Skype is promoting Skype Meet Now, a free, simple way of connecting via Skype without a subscription or even a download. Announced Friday, Skype Meet Now is essentially a web-based version of Skype, with additional conveniences: a permanent link that you can toss into…

Amazon RDS for SQL Server now supports In-Region Read Replicas

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Starting today, Amazon RDS for SQL Server supports read replicas using Distributed Availability Groups within an AWS Region. Amazon RDS for SQL Server makes it easy to create replicas in the same AWS Region as the primary DB instance by fully managing the configuration of the Distributed Availability Group and maintaining secure network connections between…

Zoom pauses new feature development to focus on privacy, security

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Zoom has decided to cease development of new product features so it can focus on fixing various privacy and security issues. The company has seen a surge in the use of its platform in recent weeks, as self isolation in response to the Covid-19 pandemic ramps up the demand for video software. As its popularity…

Windows Security Risk in Zoom Chat Function | Avast

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Researchers discovered a flaw in the Zoom chat feature that could allow attackers to steal users’ Windows login credentials. Over the past month, as much of the population began working from home and discontinuing social gatherings, the number of Zoom video conferences has skyrocketed. Since 2020 began, 2 million new users have signed up with…