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Red Hat beefs up its OpenShift containerization platform

Red Hat will offer native access to Amazon Web Services from within its OpenShift Container Platform later this year, making it possible for enterprises to configure AWS services from within the same interface they use to create and deploy containerized applications.

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Millions of websites affected by unpatched flaw in Microsoft IIS 6 web server

A proof-of-concept exploit has been published for a zero-day vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Information Services 6.0, a version of the web server that's no longer supported.

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Leaked iCloud credentials obtained from third parties, Apple says

The iCloud credentials that the Turkish Crime Family hacker group claims to have weren't obtained through a breach of the Apple's services.

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It’s 2017 and changing other people’s flight bookings is incredibly easy

The travel booking systems used by millions of people every day lack modern authentication methods and allow attackers to easily modify other people’s reservations.

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GlobalSign certificate revocation error leaves websites inaccessible

Many users around the world had trouble accessing some HTTPS websites due to an error at GlobalSign, one of the world's largest certificate authorities.

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Yahoo is expected to confirm massive data breach affecting hundreds of millions of users

Yahoo is reportedly preparing to confirm a data breach that affects hundreds of millions of accounts.

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$29 for This Premium 4-Course Training on Amazon Web Services- Deal Alert

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AWS August Roundup: Now you can query streaming data with SQL

The dog days of summer are over, and it's time to get back to work. While you were out enjoying the sunshine and sipping margaritas, Amazon continued to update its cloud platform with new services. Here's what you need to know about.

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Google Analytics just got a new AI tool to help find insights faster

Services like Google Analytics are great for amassing key data to help you make the most of your web efforts, but zeroing in on the parts that matter most can be a time-consuming challenge. On Friday, Google added a new feature to its analytics service that taps AI to surface insights automatically.

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FairWare ransomware infects servers through exposed Redis instances

Days after reports that a new ransomware attack was deleting files from web servers, security researchers determined that some of the affected servers were hacked via insecure deployments of the Redis database.

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New ransomware threat deletes files from Linux web servers

A destructive ransomware program deletes files from web servers and asks administrators for money to return them, though it's not clear if attackers can actually deliver on this promise.

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Mozilla launches free website security scanning service

Mozilla has built an online scanner that can check if websites have the best security settings in place.

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Half the Web's traffic comes from bots, and that's costing you more than you think

Roughly half of all Web traffic comes from bots and crawlers, and that's costing companies a boatload of money.

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87% off the AWS Engineer Certification E-Learning Bundle - Deal Alert

Become a fully certified (and highly employable) Amazon Web Services professional. With this AWS Engineer Certification Bundle, currently discounted 87%, you’ll receive top-notch instruction.

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Google accused of tracking school kids after it promised not to

Google has been collecting information about schoolchildren's browsing habits despite signing a pledge saying it was committed to their privacy, the EFF said Tuesday.