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  • AWS Lambda adds C# support

    Functions for the cloud-based compute service now can be built using Microsoft’s managed code language

    02 Dec. 16 07:51 Written by Paul Krill
  • AWS tries to protect its customers from DDoS attacks with new service

    Amazon Web Services is trying to help protect its customers with a new service aimed at mitigating DDoS impacts. It’s called Shield, and the entry-level tier is enabled by default for all web applications running on AWS, starting on Wednesday.

    02 Dec. 16 05:23 Written by Blair Hanley Frank
  • Data-wiping malware strikes Saudi government agencies

    Saudia Arabia’s government agencies were hit with a cyber attack that security researchers are blaming on a worm-like malware that can wipe computer systems, destroying data.

    02 Dec. 16 03:12 Written by Michael Kan
  • Firefox recovers from near-death experience

    Mozilla's Firefox backed further from the brink last month, and Mac owners continued to abandon Apple's Safari, new data showed.

    02 Dec. 16 02:03 Written by Gregg Keizer
  • Some tech firms welcome Trump’s H-1B reforms

    IT services firms that hire U.S. workers and don't offshore work and are hopeful about President-elect Donald Trump's planned crackdown on H-1B visa use.

    01 Dec. 16 22:01 Written by Patrick Thibodeau
  • Tackling the growing network divide

    Today's digital divide is about whether your network is designed to be a growth engine for your business or whether it’s holding it back.

    01 Dec. 16 14:21 Written by Jason Baden, Brocade
  • Warning over Transport for NSW ERP rollout

    The New South Wales Auditor-General has issued a warning on the potential impact of changes to the rollout of an SAP-based ERP system for the state government’s transport agencies.

    01 Dec. 16 12:25 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • 2016 will be 1 second longer: Google can help you cope

    Like a man eager to show off his new watch, Google is encouraging anyone running IT operations to ask it for the time. The company will let anyone use its NTP (Network Time Protocol) servers, a move to help IT shops cope with the next “leap second,” which will be tacked onto 2016.

    01 Dec. 16 10:39 Written by Stephen Lawson
  • NBN leaks: AFP won’t have access to documents seized in raid

    The House of Representatives has upheld a claim of parliamentary privilege made by Labor MP Jason Clare in relation to documents seized by the Australian Federal Police in an August raid on the Department of Parliamentary Services.

    01 Dec. 16 10:03 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Mobile networks to boost drone capabilities

    The federal government will shortly be facing a string of complex technical and political decisions, with the development of proposals to adapt local mobile phone networks as a continent-wide air traffic control system for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).

    01 Dec. 16 09:25 Written by Christopher Jay
  • IBM warns of rising VoIP cyber-attacks

    IBM says common Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) and SIP and Cisco Skinny Client Control Protocol (SCCP) are most common targets.

    01 Dec. 16 09:06 Written by Michael Cooney