Wireless network technologies have opened doors to remote attacks that can harm users without them realizing it. The hardware for wireless connection of the devices are extremely complex, so it is not uncommon for failures to be found and quickly corrected by manufacturers. A Belgian security researcher details the security flaws of the Wi-Fi standard he found on routers and other devices on his blog. According to him, the bugs leave smartphones, notebooks and other devices equipped with technology susceptible to...

Jenkins server exposed to DoS Attacks

There has been an alert to DevOps to take precaution against an imminent Jenkins server exposure. Security researchers are warning that 12,000 cloud automation servers around the world could be hijacked to launch denial of service (DoS) attacks. Radware issued an emergency response team threat alert yesterday after discovering 12,802 Jenkins servers that are still vulnerable to a flaw patched at the end of January. Discovered by Adam Thorn of the University of Cambridge, CVE-2020-2100...

dbForge Adds Support for MySQL 8.0

dbForge Studio for MySQL has been updated to add support for the latest versions of MySQL and MariaDB, along with the ability to navigate between keywords. Devart’s dbForge Studio for MySQL is an IDE for MySQL management, administration, development, data reporting and analysis. It can be used to carry out database changes, version control database changes in source control systems, and speed up routine tasks. The support for MySQL 8 has been added in response...

Microsoft unveils a new Operating System

In the next decade, nearly every consumer gadget, every household appliance, and every industrial device will be connected to the Internet. These connected devices will also become more intelligent with the ability to predict, talk, listen, and more. The companies who manufacture these devices will have an opportunity to reimagine everything and fundamentally transform their businesses with new product offerings, new customer experiences, and differentiate against competition with new business models. All these everyday devices...

Microsoft begins Game Challenge for Game Makers

Dubbed Dream.Build.Play 2017 Challenge, Microsoft is pushing game makers to maximize their creativity to create experiences that engage gamers from across the world. This competition is open to all creators, working solo or in teams of up to seven.  How to Participate To participate, all team members must register. Create a Universal Windows Platform (UWP) game for one of the categories below by December 31, 2017, and you’ll have a chance to win cash prizes and share...