I am sitting in a nondescript all-white office room in Sliema, a touristy, commercial town that faces Malta’s capital of Valletta. I’m staring at my computer, typing commands into the terminal, and I have no idea what I’m doing.
Many, including HP CEO Meg Whitman, have predicted chaos for Dell as it integrates EMC into its current offerings. Some have gone so far as to say that Dell will destroy VMware. I don't believe that Dell will destroy VMware, nor do I think that Dell will extract all the profit out of it to fund Dell's dreams. I also don't believe that Dell's ownership of VMware will send the masses running toward Microsoft for Hyper-V salvation. I get the distinct impression that VMware will stand as a separate entity, with its own leadership, as it has from the beginning.
Kaspersky has released all the known keys required to unlock files encrypted by the CoinVault and Bitcryptor ransomware, giving victims the chance to get their files back without paying up.
The Moscow, Russia-based cybersecurity firm says both the variations of ransomware are now dead as all the decryption keys required to unlock systems infected with the malware are now in the public domain.
LADIES, here’s one for you: Diversity, or the lack thereof, in the cybersecurity field is not a new concern.
According to statistics from the US-based International Information System Security Certification Consortium (ISC²), a non-profit industry education and certification body, only a 10th of cybersecurity professionals in the world are women.
Important security research into hackable surveillance cameras has been quashed by a legal threat. Gianni Gnesa, a consultant at the Swiss cyber-security company, Ptrace Security was due to give a lecture on Thursday at Singapore's Hack in the Box conference. And he would have too, if his research didn't reveal that some of IP surveillance cameras have considerable vulnerabilities in them.