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Avast Ranked Top Free Antivirus | Avast

Independent lab AV-Comparatives just published the results from their recent Performance Test on eighteen leading cybersecurity brands, including both paid and free services. The Performance Test measures the impact the cybersecurity software has on the basic computer functions of a system. Would the software be so demanding that it slowed the system way down, or …

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Nvidia has slashed $30 off the Shield TV through Christmas Eve so get one while you still can

The Nvidia Shield TV is two devices in one: an awesome high-end Android TV streaming box and an excellent gaming machine. And to put this wondrous box under more trees this year, Nvidia has dropped the price off the MSRP by $30 for both the gaming edition and the regular version through December 24Remove non-product …

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DCIM Software: Creating a Single Version of Truth

In this week’s Voices of the Industry, Herman Chan, President of Sunbird Software, discusses the data challenges facing modern data center managers and how DCIM software can dramatically reduce data center management complexity by enabling seamless integration with existing data stores. Herman Chan, President of Sunbird Software Data center managers continue to struggle with the …

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Traffic Acceleration with Cloudflare Mobile SDK

We’re excited to announce early access for Traffic Acceleration with Cloudflare Mobile SDK. Acceleration uses novel transport algorithms built into the SDK to accelerate apps beyond the performance they would see with TCP. Enabling Acceleration through the SDK reduces latency, increases throughput, and improves app user experiences. A year ago, we launched Cloudflare Mobile SDK …

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How remote monitoring provides real-time information for improved servicing

In the “Quick Start Guide: Monitoring Equipment with IoT” eBook, Tech-Clarity, an independent manufacturing technology research firm, shows how manufacturers can use remote monitoring to quickly identify failures and efficiently repair equipment. Tech-Clarity provides actionable steps that manufacturers can take to connect remote equipment, gather the right data and put that data to use. Download …

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3 Ways to Maximize the Value of Your Smart, Connected Products

How can you measure ROI for your IoT initiatives? Are you fully monetizing and bringing measurable value to your smart, connected projects? The “IoT Monetization and the Network Effect” eBook explores how to maximize the value of your IoT investments, including how to: Measure and prove that your IoT projects are valuable and solving distinctive …

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How to end a romance scam

There are a lot of grinches in the world. Since I wrote my first article on romance scams, I’ve received “please help” emails each week from the children or friends of victims who have fallen head-over-wallet in love with a romance fraudster. The senders are usually in a panic because their soon-to-be-broke loved one or …

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Remotely controlled EV home chargers – the threats and vulnerabilities

We are now seeing signs of a possible shift in the field of personal transport. Recent events such as the ‘dieselgate’ scandal undermine customer and government confidence in combustion engines and their environmental safety. At the same time there has been a big step forward in the development of electric vehicles. In addition to favorable …

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phpMyAdmin Navigation Tree Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability

A vulnerability in phpMyAdmin could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to conduct a cross-site scripting (XSS) attack on a targeted system. The vulnerability is due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input by the navigation tree of the affected software. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by persuading a user to access a file that submits …

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phpMyAdmin Local File Inclusion Information Disclosure Vulnerability

A vulnerability in phpMyAdmin could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to access sensitive information on a targeted system. The vulnerability exists because the transformation feature of the affected software allows the inclusion of local files. An attacker with access to configuration storage tables and valid credentials could exploit this vulnerability on a targeted system. A …

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phpMyAdmin Cross-Site Request Forgery Vulnerability

A vulnerability in phpMyAdmin could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to conduct a cross-site request forgery (CSRF) attack on a targeted system. The vulnerability is due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input by the affected software. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by convincing a user to click a malicious link. A successful exploit could …

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Xen Union Data Structure Guest OS Users Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

A vulnerability in Xen could allow a local attacker on a guest system to gain elevated privileges on the targeted host system. The vulnerability is due to an interpretation conflict for union data structure associated with shadow paging by the affected software. An attacker on a paravirtualization x86 guest system could exploit this vulnerability by …

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Xen Noncanonical Address Guest OS Users Denial of Service Vulnerability

A vulnerability in Xen could allow a local attacker on a guest system to gain elevated privileges on the targeted host system. The vulnerability exists because the affected software improperly uses the Invalidate Process-Context Identifier (INVPCID) with a noncanonical address. An attacker on a paravirtualization x64 guest system could exploit this vulnerability by sending a …

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