Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL Now Supports Data Import from Amazon S3

Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL now supports importing of data stored in a Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) bucket into a PostgreSQL table. A new extension aws_s3 has been added and will be used to perform the import operations. You can import any data format that is supported by the PostgreSQL COPY command using ARN role …

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Buy More, Save More — This HP Coupon Code Cuts Prices on Business PCs

If you’re looking to buy a new business PC, HP is currently offering a “buy more, save more” discount that gets activated at 3 different price points, and using a special code. Configure your new PC to the $599+ price point and apply code BMSM60 to save $60. Or configure to $1,299+ and use code …

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xdpcap: XDP Packet Capture

Our servers process a lot of network packets, be it legitimate traffic or large denial of service attacks. To do so efficiently, we’ve embraced eXpress Data Path (XDP), a Linux kernel technology that provides a high performance mechanism for low level packet processing. We’re using it to drop DoS attack packets with L4Drop, and also …

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Cisco: DNSpionage attack adds new tools, morphs tactics

The group behind the Domain Name System attacks known as DNSpionage have upped their dark actions with new tools and malware to focus their attacks and better hide their activities. Cisco Talos security researchers, who discovered DNSpionage in November, this week warned of new exploits and capabilities of the nefarious campaign. More about DNS: DNS …

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Amazon EKS Supports EC2 A1 Instances as a Public Preview

You can now use Amazon Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes (EKS) to run containers on Amazon EC2 A1 Instances as part of a public developer preview. This preview lets you take advantage of the latest EC2 functionality and start validating performance and stability of containerized applications running on the Arm processor architecture. Source:: Amazon AWS

AWS Single Sign-On now offers certificate customization to support your corporate policies

AWS Single Sign-On (AWS SSO) now enables you to customize the certificate it uses when you access applications such as Salesforce, ServiceNow, and Microsoft Office 365. AWS SSO uses a certificate to sign and send an authentication token to the applications you access. Through the AWS SSO console, you can now customize the certificate validity …

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Hull ISP KCOM Agree £504m Cash Takeover by Infrastructure Investor

The incumbent telecoms and broadband provider for Hull in East Yorkshire, KCOM, has provisionally accepted a cash offer of £504m for its business from Humber Bidco, which is a subsidiary of pension fund Universities Superannuation Scheme Ltd (USS) that has a track record of investing in UK infrastructure. Under the proposal USS will seek to …

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Windows 10 Version 1903 Drops Password Expiration Policies

Microsoft announced the configuration baseline settings draft release for Windows 10 version 1903 (19H1) and for Windows Server version 1903, as well as the intention to drop password expiration policies starting with the Windows 10 May 2019 Update. […] Source:: BleepingComputer

Windows 10 1903 Gets Rid of Password Expiration Policies

Microsoft announced the configuration baseline settings draft release for Windows 10 version 1903 (19H1) and for Windows Server version 1903, as well as the intention to drop password expiration policies starting with the Windows 10 May 2019 Update. […] Source:: BleepingComputer

Congress Asks Google 10 Questions On Its Location Tracking Database

U.S. Congress has sent an open letter to Google CEO Sundar Pichai asking for more information about its Sensorvault database that’s reportedly being used by law enforcement agencies to solve crime cases. Last week, we reported a story based upon NY Times findings that revealed how using a “geofence” warrant, authorities obtain location history of …

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This $1,400 LG 27-inch 4K HDR FreeSync display is down to $420 at Newegg today

If you’re a gamer in the market for a great deal on a new monitor, you’re probably looking for three things: 4K, HDR, and FreeSync. Well, your search is over. Newegg is selling the 27-inch LG 27BK85U-W display for $420 with the checkout code EMCTYVY22Remove non-product link, the lowest price we’ve ever seen and more …

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Qbot Malware Dropped via Context-Aware Phishing Campaign

A phishing campaign dropping the Qbot banking Trojan with the help of delivery emails camouflaging as parts of previous conversations was spotted during late March 2019 by the JASK Special Operations team. […] Source:: BleepingComputer