Dimension Data wins $7.1M Linux deal with Human Services

Dimension Data has been awarded a $7.1 million contract with the Department of Human Services for software maintenance and support. Specifically, the contract covers 1748 licenses of Red Hat Enterprise Linux software, in which the system integrator will provide Linux operating system software and professional support services. Awarded on 8 …

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Two Linux bugs let remote attackers knock out network devices with low-traffic attacks – CSO

Linux distributions have flagged patches for two bugs in the Linux kernel that could allow remote attackers to trigger a denial of service (DoS) on machine.  Ubuntu, RedHat and other maintainers of Linux operating systems are releasing patches for the the bugs. One is called “FragmentSmack” since the DoS can …

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Security updates issued for VMware, Samba, Internet Key Exchange, and Linux

The Samba Team released security updates to address several vulnerabilities which could allow threat actors to gain control of an affected system. US-Cert announced updates and patches for VMware, Samba, Internet Key Exchange, and Linux kernel, respectively, to address a host of vulnerabilities. The VMware security updates fixed vulnerabilities in …

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Master Google Cloud Platform technology for less than $40

Companies are increasingly using cloud technology, so understanding how to unlock the potential of the Google Cloud Platform can give you an extremely competitive edge in the tech industry. If you’ve found yourself conversing with a chatbot recently, you may not have even noticed. They can mimic humans pretty well. …

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New Intel Chip Exploits Discovered, Instagram Accounts Attacked, Nativ Vita Hi-Res Music Server Has New Features, QEMU 3.0 Now Available and the Debian GNU/Linux Project Turns 25 Tomorrow

News briefs for August 15, 2018. Three new Meltdown/Spectre-type Intel chip exploits have been discovered that affect Intel’s desktop, workstation and server CPUs, and they are especially problematic for containers. ItProToday reports that “The latest exploits might prove to be particularly troublesome for those using containers since each container runs …

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