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19% of the most popular Docker containers have no root password

Containers from the UK government, HashiCorp, Microsoft, Monsanto and Mesosphere are potentially affected 19.4 percent of the Docker store’s top 1000 containers have no root password, potentially exposing users’ systems to attacks under certain conditions. Last week, a similar flaw was found impacting the official Alpine Linux Docker image, when Talos researchers discovered that all… Read More


Docker and Arm collaborate to push containerised apps to the edge

Docker and Arm have announced a new partnership that makes it easier for Docker devs to create containerised apps for Arm systems Distributed architecture is on the rise driven by the spread of IoT devices, and British chipmaker Arm and container-creators Docker think containerised apps are the key to handling this uptick in data processing… Read More


JustGiving’s RAVEN platform turns data into donations
Leveraging data science and machine learning at scale, JustGiving is providing personalised experiences and identifying the causes that people actually care about. Richard Freeman, PhD, lead data and machine learning engineer, talks through the tools and processes underpinning the tech-for-good company's platform, and why you should think twice before relying on third-party services JustGiving has... Read More

RunC container security flaw hits Kubernetes and Docker

A security bug affecting the RunC container runtime undergirding Kubernetes, Dockers, cri-O and containerd and has been discovered  Security researchers have discovered a fresh container security flaw that allows malicious containers to run roughshod over the host RunC binary and execute root-level code on host machines. Labelled CVE-2019-5736, the new flaw could conceivably allow attackers to embed a… Read More


Docker releases update enabling containerisation in legacy apps

Docker has released a new update for its Enterprise Edition (EE) offering which allows containerisation across different operating platforms. The update, labelled Docker Enterprise Edition 17.06, means legacy applications running on Windows, Linux, and Linux-based mainframes can be containerised. Docker argues that this release solidifies its lead in the Container-as-a-Service (Caas) market. It notes that… Read More



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