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Managing DNS Records For The People With Cloudflare Apps

DNS records are hard. Many people, even the technically competent, don’t bother to learn more than the basics. You could be one of them — someone who learns just enough about DNS to get it working, then immediately forgetting everything until the next time it breaks — and the vicious cycle continues. The definition of …

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Andrew Ng’s AI Transformation Playbook shares key lessons

Co-founder of Google Brain and former Chief Scientist at Baidu, Andrew Ng, has unveiled an AI Transformation Playbook. The guide to successfully adopting AI in enterprise draws on insights gained from leading AI teams at Google and Baidu. Andrew Ng claims that, “it is possible for any enterprise to follow this Playbook and become a …

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Three UK Secure Key Change to Boost 5G Wireless Broadband Plans

Ofcom has granted a small but controversial change to the part of the 3.6GHz band owned by mobile operator Three UK (H3G, UK Broadband Ltd.), which will give them access to a 100MHz block of contiguous spectrum that may result in faster 5G based mobile and fixed wireless networks. But BT, O2 and Vodafone aren’t …

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Kubernetes vendors target container security, operations and management

If you were kicking the tires on Kubernetes and other cloud/container services you found may have found nirvana at this week’s KubeCon + CloudNativeCon 2018 where all manner of new operational software and support from VMware, Arista and others were on display. To access the growing popularity of cloud, Kubernetes and containers, the Cloud Foundry …

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HyperX Cloud Mix review: Pivoting to a mobile lifestyle brand brings mixed results

HyperX wants you to wear its Cloud Mix headset (MSRP $200) all the time—not just for gaming. At your desk? Sure. But also on the train, walking to the grocery store, maybe even while snowboarding. Wherever life takes you, thanks to the Cloud Mix’s built-in Bluetooth capabilities. The Cloud Mix is HyperX’s attempt to move …

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Ofcom Probes UK Broadband ISP Prices and Tries to Boost Take-up

The UK telecoms regulator has today launched a new review of broadband pricing to examine whether loyal (existing) and vulnerable ISP customers are being ripped-off. On top of that they’ve also set out their final proposals for end-of-contract notification letters, which will soon also tell you about the best deals. Today’s announcement is designed to …

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FreeRDP nsc_rle_decode() Function Out-Of-Bounds Write Vulnerability

A vulnerability in the nsc_rle_decode() function of FreeRDP could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (DoS) condition on a targeted system. The vulnerability is due to an out-of-bounds write condition that exists in the nsc_rle_decode() function, as defined in the nsc.c source code file of the …

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FreeRDP zgfx_decompress() Function Heap-Based Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

A vulnerability in the zgfx_decompress() function of FreeRDP could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (DoS) condition on a targeted system. The vulnerability is due to improper handling of certain stream encodings by the zgfx_decompress() function of the affected software. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability …

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FreeRDP zgfx_decompress_segment() Function Heap-Based Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

A vulnerability in the zgfx_decompress_segment() function of FreeRDP could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (DoS) condition on a targeted system. The vulnerability is due to improper handling of certain stream encodings by the zgfx_decompress_segment() function, as defined in the zgfx.c source code file of the …

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FreeRDP update_read_bitmap_update() Function Heap-Based Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

A vulnerability in the update_read_bitmap_update() function of FreeRDP could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (DoS) condition on a targeted system. The vulnerability is due to improper handling of bitmaps by the update_read_bitmap_update() function, as defined in the update.c source code file of the affected software. …

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FreeRDP gdi_Bitmap_Decompress() Function Heap-Based Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

A vulnerability in the gdi_Bitmap_Decompress() function of FreeRDP could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (DoS) condition on a targeted system. The vulnerability is due to an integer overflow condition that exists in the gdi_Bitmap_Decompress() function, as defined in the graphics.c source code file of the …

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Amazon SQS now Supports Amazon VPC Endpoints using AWS PrivateLink

AWS customers can now access Amazon Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS) from their Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC) using VPC endpoints, without using public IPs, and without needing to traverse the public internet. VPC endpoints for Amazon SQS are powered by AWS PrivateLink, a highly available, scalable technology that enables you to privately connect …

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Amazon SageMaker Automatic Model Tuning Now Supports Early Stopping of Training Jobs

Amazon SageMaker Automatic Model Tuning now supports early stopping of training jobs. With early stopping, training jobs will be automatically stopped during hyperparameter tuning when it becomes evident that they aren’t likely to improve model accuracy. Early stopping will reduce your costs for hyperparameter tuning. Source:: Amazon AWS

Announcing the New Amazon DynamoDB Key Diagnostics Library

Today, we released the Amazon DynamoDB key diagnostics library, which provides near-real-time key usage information for DynamoDB. This library is a lightweight, client-side utility that can help you to analyze your table’s traffic and display visualizations that show the number of reads and writes to each partition key. By using the library, you can adjust …

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