Internet

Researcher studies power consumption of cloud infrastructures

In his doctoral dissertation at Umeå University, Jakub Krzywda has developed models and algorithms to control tradeoffs between the power consumption of cloud infrastructures and performance of hosted applications to enable ...

Security

Smartphone apps may connect to vulnerable backend cloud servers

Cybersecurity researchers have discovered vulnerabilities in the backend systems that feed content and advertising to smartphone applications through a network of cloud-based servers that most users probably don't even know ...

Security

Hacking group Winnti has targeted several industrial enterprises

Together with an investigative team at Bayerischer Rundfunk (BR) and Norddeutscher Rundfunk (NDR), researchers at Ruhr-Universität Bochum have unearthed how the hacking group Winnti, also known as APT10, commits its attacks ...

Security

Zoom goes big on fix for conferencing vulnerability

Settle down in a comfortable chair; breaks with cool washcloths are allowed. This is one of those Zero-Day stories with discoveries, responses, still newer discoveries and assorted updates.

Security

Security team discussed weakness in bare-metal services

Back door open. Never a good sign in a computer security environment. Researchers poking around are sure to call out their discoveries in an instance such as the recent one, where cloud servers looked as if they could be ...

Security

How your little email server puts you in charge

Helm is a startup that wants to satisfy people who dream of having ownership of their email content. Companies hold your data on their servers; this Helm concept is the price you would pay for turning that around, where you ...

Computer Sciences

Old phones get new life in high-powered computer servers

While most consumers don't pay much attention to the fate of dead smartphones, Princeton University researchers are envisioning a way to breathe new life into them. Instead of tossing old phones in a junk drawer or burying ...

Security

Apache vulnerability is reported

(Tech Xplore)—The Fuzzing Project blog this week carried a report we really do not like to hear but must know about regardless. Another "bleed" has been discovered. A bug in the Apache Web Server may result in contents ...

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