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FYI: Someone's scanning for gateways containing those security holes Citrix told you not to worry too much about

Hackers hit honeypots hours after CISO downplays risk, proof-of-concept exploit code emerges VIdeo This week Citrix tried to reassure everyone the 11 security flaws it just patched in its network perimeter products weren't all that bad. Well, we hope they're right because someone's scanning the internet looking for vulnerable installations.…

Mars InSight to stretch its arm and look around as mole-mashing ops are paused

Tap-tap-tapping on lander's scoop Engineers have hit pause on attempts make the Mars InSight lander's self-hammering mole dig into the red planet as boffins admit "the task is not likely to become easier."…

Show a little spine? Nokia whips out SR Linux, a new routing network OS for cloud clients

Finnish firm might do best with telco clouds, says analyst From enterprise behemoths to those desperately home-schooling, the appetite for cloud-based services shows no sign of faltering. Behind the scenes sit vendors like Nokia, which today unveiled its latest network operating system (NOS), which aims to simplify the process of automating and scaling...

A volt from the blue: Samsung reportedly ditches wall-wart from future phones

What's in the box? Not mains charger, sources say Samsung is reportedly considering unbundling mains chargers from some of its upcoming smartphones — supposedly because customers have enough of the things lying around already.…

How to build a cyber threat intelligence program while cutting through the noise

Tune in this month to hear from Anomali – and get a handle on separating good data from clutter Webcast The advantages of having decent threat intelligence in place are many and various, as the threat landscape continues to widen year-on-year.…

Commons cause: IBM, Oracle, CNCF protest over Google's handling of Istio governance

Deep upset at what is perceived as broken commitments Google's creation of an Open Usage Commons organisation to manage trademarks including that of Istio - a key open source project for many users of Kubernetes - has drawn harsh criticism from other tech giants unhappy with the new approach.…

Email seems lost in the post? You might be a Tsohost customer

Print it out, pop a stamp on it, stick it in a pillar box. Might have been quicker Axe-happy Tsohost has found another way to upset its customers this week. Email, it appears, has taken a bit of a totter.…

Knock-Nokia... who's there? Also-vRAN Samsung with new open virtualized network antenna kit

Are these the O-RAN-compliant goods you were looking for? Samsung has made its open, virtualized 5G radio access network (RAN) platform commercially available, allowing carriers to run the external components of a 5G network on off-the-shelf x86-based hardware.…

MariaDB inhales $25m. 'People tried to get away with simpler' but now there's a 'relational renaissance,' says open-source biz chief

Oracle nemesis will be focusing on SkySQL cloud product MySQL cousin MariaDB has grabbed $25m in funding in what represents something of a mini fight-back for good ol' relational databases against the NoSQL family of systems, according to the CEO.…

SAP rolls out early Q2 numbers, says 18% decline in licensing revenue is an 'improvement'

CEO reckons team 'navigated a very challenging environment' Typically when businesses release financial results ahead of schedule it means one of two things: that the numbers were far worse than forecast or better. In the case of SAP it is the latter - not that all that glitters is gold.…

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