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Computing, Data Management

Generative AI won’t fix cloud migration

July 12, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

Management was optimistic when XYZ, Inc., embarked on a journey to migrate its extensive legacy systems to the cloud using cutting-edge generative AI tools. Partnering with a leading AI solutions vendor promised efficiency and reduced costs. However, the generative AI […]


Computing, Data Management

Microsoft updates its serverless Azure Functions

July 11, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

Just a handful of years ago we couldn’t stop talking about serverless computing. Then it seemed to disappear, overtaken first by Kubernetes and then by artificial intelligence. But of course, like most technologies, it’s still there, delivering the on-demand compute […]


Hacking, Security

PHP Vulnerability Exploited to Spread Malware and Launch DDoS Attacks

July 11, 2024

Via: The Hacker News

Multiple threat actors have been observed exploiting a recently disclosed security flaw in PHP to deliver remote access trojans, cryptocurrency miners, and distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) botnets. The vulnerability in question is CVE-2024-4577 (CVSS score: 9.8), which allows an attacker to […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Judge dismisses most claims against Microsoft, GitHub, and OpenAI in Copilot lawsuit

July 10, 2024

Via: TechSpot

California Judge Jon Tigar has dismissed most of the claims from the class-action lawsuit filed by developers who claimed that GitHub Copilot was unlawfully copying their code. The decision marks a significant win for the generative AI industry. The plaintiffs, […]


Hacking, Security

New Ransomware Group Exploiting Veeam Backup Software Vulnerability

July 10, 2024

Via: The Hacker News

A now-patched security flaw in Veeam Backup & Replication software is being exploited by a nascent ransomware operation known as EstateRansomware. Singapore-headquartered Group-IB, which discovered the threat actor in early April 2024, said the modus operandi involved the exploitation of […]


Computing, Hardware

Semiconductor analyst on what would happen if China destroyed TSMC’s factories

July 9, 2024

Via: TechSpot

Semiconductor analyst Claus Assholm notes that if China invaded Taiwan, one of its goals could be to destroy TSMC’s sophisticated chipmaking factories. As the world’s largest contract chip manufacturer, TSMC’s destruction would severely disrupt global supply chains. However, Assholm’s analysis […]


Computing, Hardware

Nvidia co-organizes a contest to help build AI dataset to accelerate GPU design

July 9, 2024

Via: Tom's Hardware

Despite their impressive capabilities in generating content, large language models (LLMs) are not so great at designing hardware. Believing this weakness is due to a lack of hardware design data to train the models, Nvidia, Georgia Institute of Technology, and […]


Cybersecurity, Security

5 Key Questions CISOs Must Ask Themselves About Their Cybersecurity Strategy

July 8, 2024

Via: The Hacker News

Events like the recent massive CDK ransomware attack – which shuttered car dealerships across the U.S. in late June 2024 – barely raise public eyebrows anymore. Yet businesses, and the people that lead them, are justifiably jittery. Every CISO knows […]


Internet, Wireless & Cloud

The next 10 years for cloud computing

July 8, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

The landscape of cloud computing is changing significantly as enterprises question the value of public cloud solutions. This shift marks a departure from previous years when the public cloud was widely regarded as the panacea for all technology and infrastructure […]


Internet, Wireless & Cloud

Serverless cloud technology fades away

July 3, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

It is becoming increasingly evident that serverless technology is losing relevance and will soon fade away in the cloud technology space. Why did this happen? What can we learn from this evolution of technology? When serverless computing first hit the […]


Computing, Data Management

What’s new in MySQL 9.0

July 3, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

Oracle celebrated the beginning of July with the general availability of three releases of its open source database, MySQL: MySQL 8.0.38, the first update of its long-term support (LTS) version, MySQL 8.4, and the first major version of its 9.x […]


Cybersecurity, Security

How evolving AI regulations impact cybersecurity

July 2, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

While their business and tech colleagues are busy experimenting and developing new applications, cybersecurity leaders are looking for ways to anticipate and counter new, AI-driven threats. It’s always been clear that AI impacts cybersecurity, but it’s a two-way street. Where […]


Computing, Hardware

Intel Arrow Lake leak hints at more PCIe lanes and no DDR4 support

July 2, 2024

Via: TechSpot

The leaked image originated on the Chinese tech forum ChipHell before well-known tipster HXL posted it to X. The slide shows that 800-series motherboards will offer 32 PCIe lanes, including 16 dedicated PCIe Gen5 lanes for graphics and 4 Gen5 […]


Apps & OS, Mobile

Google rolls out new bugfixes with Android 15 Beta 3.1

July 1, 2024

Via: PhoneArena

Google has just rolled out a small but important update to the Android 15 Beta program, fixing some pesky bugs that were causing issues with the user experience. This update, Android 15 Beta 3.1 (build AP31.240517.031), is focused on improving […]


Hacking, Security

CapraRAT Spyware Disguised as Popular Apps Threatens Android Users

July 1, 2024

Via: The Hacker News

The threat actor known as Transparent Tribe has continued to unleash malware-laced Android apps as part of a social engineering campaign to target individuals of interest. “These APKs continue the group’s trend of embedding spyware into curated video browsing applications, […]


Computing, Software & Applications

GitLab Releases Patch for Critical CI/CD Pipeline Vulnerability and 13 Others

June 28, 2024

Via: The Hacker News

GitLab has released security updates to address 14 security flaws, including one critical vulnerability that could be exploited to run continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipelines as any user. The weaknesses, which affect GitLab Community Edition (CE) and Enterprise […]


Computing, Software & Applications

How eBPF is shaping the future of Linux and platform engineering

June 27, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

When Docker burst onto the scene in 2013, Linux containers seemed like an overnight success. But the evolution to containers—and microservices and Kubernetes—was actually decades in the making, based on kernel primitives in the Linux operating system. Docker used these […]


Computing, Data Management

Oracle HeatWave’s in-database LLMs to help reduce infra costs

June 27, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

Oracle is adding new generative AI-focused features to its Heatwave data analytics cloud service, previously known as MySQL HeatWave. The new name highlights how HeatWave offers more than just MySQL support, and also includes HeatWave Gen AI, HeatWave Lakehouse, and […]


Computing, Data Management

Microsoft adds code assessment to .NET Upgrade Assistant

June 26, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

Microsoft has enhanced its .NET Upgrade Assistant, a tool that helps developers upgrade from the .NET Framework to .NET 8 or between .NET Core versions, with code assessment features. The .NET Upgrade Assistant is available as a Visual Studio extension […]


Computing, Software & Applications

ChatGPT fans are furious as OpenAI delays rollout of next-gen Voice Mode

June 26, 2024

Via: Techradar

Ever since OpenAI showed off ChatGPT’s new Voice Mode – and incurred the wrath of Scarlett Johansson – fans of the AI assistant have been desperate to take the feature for a spin. Well, they’ll have to wait a little […]