Botnet built with one exploit only A malware author has built a huge botnet comprised of over 18,000 routers in the span of only one day. This new botnet has been spotted this week by security researchers from NewSky Security, and their findings have been confirmed by Qihoo 360 Netlab, Rapid7, and Greynoise. The botnet […]
Chrome Now Features Site Isolation to Defend Against Spectre A new feature called site isolation is being tapped to protect Chrome users against Spectre. Google introduced new security mitigations for its Chrome browser to defend against recently discovered Spectre variants. The new security feature, called site isolation, essentially isolates different browser work processes between various browser […]
Gentoo shows off prompt and professional security response after minor breach A weak administrator password allowed an unknown attacker to gain access to the Gentoo Linux distribution’s GitHub account and lock developers out of it. The GitHub repositories of Gentoo are only downstream mirrors from the self-hosted Gentoo.org infrastructure. From an organizational standpoint, Gentoo’s handling […]
Most likely, by now you have signed data processing agreements with your suppliers of managed IT services. But, are you prepared if your suppliers’ subcontractors move outside Europe and you are in breach with the GDPR?
Ticketmaster chat feature leads to Credit-Card Breach Tens of thousands of people have been caught up in a data breach at Ticketmaster UK, which exposed credit-card and personal information for UK and some international customers. The ticket-selling giant said that on Saturday it found malware within a customer chat function for its websites, hosted by […]
Launching VirusTotal Monitor, a service to mitigate false positives A new service from VirusTotal enables software developers to privately check and monitor application code against antivirus engines, in a bid to reduce false positives. VirusTotal announced a new Monitor service on June 19 that could help to reduce malware false positives in software. Since […]
You may have heard of unicorns, but have you heard of unikernels? IncludeOS is a compact tailored operating system, developed in Norway and tested in one of Basefarm’s Data centers for over a year.
For the reliable operation and maintenance of technical equipment, machines and elements, regular spot checks and inspections were carried out in analogue times. Replacement or repair in case of unforeseen downtime. In the age of data analysis, machines automatically report when control power decreases or when they need maintenance. Thanks to this practical foresight, problems can be solved before they even occur.
For the past months everyone has been focusing on the GDPR deadline the 25th of May . In the meantime the passing of another important new privacy and security legislation, with big implications for European businesses using cloud services from US tech giants, went almost totally unnoticed.
The Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) program enables partners to directly work with and manage the customers lifecycle. The CSP can directly provision, manage and support customers subscriptions. Basefarm is Tier 1 CSP Partner, meaning that we work directly with Microsoft and not through a CSP Distributor. A Tier 1 CSP needs to prove themselves with capabilities like handling support and cloud expertise.