TechTarget News - Week of Sep 03, 2017

Cloudian CEO sees favorable trends in object storage market

Cloudian CEO Michael Tso notes favorable trends for object storage: Capacities are increasing to petabytes, and customers want to use different clouds for different workloads.

SHA-1 hashes recovered for 320M breached passwords

Security researchers once again proved how easy it can be to recover SHA-1 hashes by cracking the hashes on nearly 320 million passwords related to data breaches.

VMware network security improves with AppDefense launch

Bloggers examine AppDefense -- a new VMware network security offering -- and look into synchronizing BGP and OSPF, as well as the capabilities of new Savvius analytics.

Dragonfly 2.0 hacker group seen targeting U.S. power grid

Security researchers claim to be tracking a threat group called Dragonfly 2.0 hacker group that has been attacking critical infrastructure and setting up persistent infections on ICS networks.

Atlassian Stride UCaaS product marks the end of HipChat

Atlassian Stride, a new UCaaS product, is expected to eventually replace the Atlassian HipChat team messaging application. The new product is expected to compete with Cisco, Microsoft and Slack.

Millions of customer records compromised in Equifax breach

Major security breach unfolded over a two-month period, and is thought to have affected 143 million customers in the US, as well as an undisclosed number of Britons and Canadians

Apache Struts vulnerability affects versions since 2008

A researcher discovered a remotely exploitable Apache Struts vulnerability being actively exploited in the wild. A patch was released, and users were urged to update software immediately.

Six new vulnerabilities in Android bootloaders uncovered

News roundup: Researchers used the new BootStomp tool to uncover six vulnerabilities in Android bootloaders. Plus, a new wave of AWS S3 bucket data leaks strikes and more.

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