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New cryptojacking worm propagating through AWS at speed

Researchers have identified a new worm spreading through Amazon’s cloud that is stealing user credentials and deploying cryptojacking malware to mine Monero cryptocurrency.

According to researchers at Cado Security, the hacking group known as TeamTNT is responsible for the worm.

TeamTNT has a history of attacking Docker and Kubernetes systems and the group’s latest worm also uses infiltrated instances to scan the internet for misconfigured Docker systems for later attacks.


Choosing enclosures & containment systems for technology spaces

Panduit’s Michael Akinla explains how to choose the right enclosures and containment spaces for your facility Data centre and enterprise computer room containment solutions (cabinets and enclosure systems, to you and me) are essential to the modern IT/Communications facility. Today’s increasing data throughput requires more complex and power-hungry processors and systems to cope with the… Read More


VMware acquires Octarine to shore up Kubernetes security for Carbon Black users

VMware has announced its intent to purchase early-stage security start-up Octarine as it looks to improve container security in VMware Carbon Black Cloud.

Octarine’s security platform for Kubernetes is designed to simplify DevSecOps and protect modern application workloads in cloud-native environments.


On the road to containerisation? It’s time your database shifted gear

It’s no secret that DevOps teams typically have three main priorities: increasing agility and innovation, improving collaboration, and delivering products faster to market. It’s also no secret that they will be quick to adopt any technology that supports these goals.

Containerisation is a natural fit for this framework: increasing the scalability and dynamism of the cloud to develop and update applications faster, meet the ever-increasing demands placed on DevOps teams, and ultimately deliver better customer experiences. However, there are a few obstacles still standing in the way.


How to chart DevOps success (securely) with Virgin Atlantic’s Martyn Coupland

As DevOps Technical Lead at Virgin Atlantic, Martyn Coupland has two primary responsibilities. First, he is one of the subject matter experts for the airline’s Microsoft Azure platform and the subject matter expert for the Azure toolset which enables its DevOps program.

In addition to the technical legwork, Martyn also provides expertise “around the softer side of DevOps” – in other words, the people and process side of things: “As technology changes, people change and processes change. DevOps will always be here to ensure all three sit together and provide real value,” he explains. “This allows not just technology teams at Virgin Atlantic but other parts of the business to adopt DevOps methodologies.”



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