Patch Tuesday: Microsoft Addresses Two Zero-Days in 60-Flaw Roundup

"Gentlemen, start your (patching) engines..." Microsoft rolled out 60 patches for its Patch Tuesday release, impacting 19 critical flaws and 39 important flaws. [...]

Victims Lose Access to Thousands of Photos as Instagram Hack Spreads

Instagram user? Check your security settings, enable 2 Factor Authentication (2FA), and only use the official app or website...: In a probable quest to build a botnet, someone is hacking Instagram accounts, deleting handles, avatars and personal details, and linkin...


Happy GDPR Day?

Even though the regulation has been in force for 2 years, today marks the day when enforcement action starts. I guess, like me, most people are fed up with the number of 'please opt-in' emails that are being sent out and others wailing about 'having to delete my marketing databas...


Cloud Intelligence Throwdown: Amazon vs. Google vs. Microsoft

A closer look at native threat intelligence capabilities built into major cloud platforms and discussion of their strengths and shortcomings....

Containers or virtual machines: ​Which is more secure? The answer will surprise you

Interesting stuff. What the article doesn't mention is the relative sysadmin overhead of keeping multiple VMs up to date versus updating the platform that multiple containers are running on. Because of this one thing, my money is on containers being a better long term bet for ope...