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Amazon Web Services wants to run your world

The rapid growth of cloud services like AWS will have a big impact on hardware, in particular on servers and other gear in data centers, but also on how we use PCs and mobile devices. Here are my takeaways from re:Invent.

November 19, 2014

ESET reports trojan in Orbit Downloader

A popular Windows downloader contains a DDOS program that is silently controlled by the company's web servers to conduct attacks on 3rd party URLs.

August 22, 2013

Demonoid owners under criminal investigation

Demonoid, one of the biggest torrent sites, was taken down on July 25 by a massive Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack. Ukrainian officials then made sure the servers remained inaccessible, and now the owners are reportedly under criminal investigation in Mexico.

August 7, 2012 by

Demonoid busted by the police

Demonoid, one of the biggest torrent sites, was taken down on July 25 by a massive Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack. Ukrainian officials then made sure the servers remained inaccessible, apparently to show the U.S. it is taking intellectual property rights seriously.

August 6, 2012 by

Google begins alerting Gmail users to 'state-sponsored' attacks

Google has been notifying users of its services about suspected phishing attempts, and it's also notified webmasters of hacked servers. Now the company has begun alerting Gmail customers who may be victims of a "state-sponsored" cyberattack.

June 5, 2012

Cloud provider offers DIY water-cooled servers

What would you say if you were offered hosting or cloud services by a company which not only built its own datacentres but whose datacentres are water-cooled using its own proprietary cooling systems, and its own servers and storage systems? In other words, a much more vertically integrated provider than the ones you're used to.

March 2, 2012 by

Cyber extortion: a victim's story

When a Sydney financial-services business was hit with a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack, they learned the hard way that not all internet-hosting providers can deliver when it really counts.

January 15, 2012

Amazon separates servers from IP addresses

Amazon Web Services has released a product that separates its rentable servers — 'instances' — from their IP addresses.The Elastic Network Interface (ENI) product was released by Amazon on Wednesday.

December 22, 2011 by

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