Ryan Naraine

Return of the Web Mob

Ken Dunham, you could say, spends his life peeking at the bowels of the Internet. As director of the Rapid Response Team at VeriSign-owned iDefense, of Dulles, Va., Dunham and...

High Risk RealPlayer Flaws Patched

Digital media delivery firm RealNetworks Inc. late Thursday shipped a major security update for its RealPlayer software to patch a pair of remote code execution vulnerabilities. The security holes, which...

Yahoo Ships Silent Fix for ActiveX Flaw

Yahoo has silently pushed out a patch for a critical vulnerability affecting users of its Yahoo Assistant browser add-on.According to an alert from "Sowhat," a researcher at Nevis Labs,...

Big Vendors Still Very Tardy on Fixing Security Flaws

Some of the biggest names in the IT software business still are very lax when it comes to fixing security holes reported by third-party brokers.According to a list maintained...

Kraken Botnet Infiltration Triggers Ethics Debate

Researchers at TippingPoint Technologies' Digital Vaccine Laboratories have found a way to infiltrate and seize control of one of the world's largest spam-spewing botnets, a breakthrough that has ignited...

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Execs from Nvidia and Equinix on Scaling AI

I spoke with executives from Nvidia and Equinix about the challenges involved with deploying AI at scale; we also discussed the optimal architecture for...

Citrix vs. VMware: VDI/DaaS Comparison 2022

Citrix and VMware have been among the leading VDI pioneers and are now competing head-to-head in a related market, DaaS. Both vendors are well...

Cloud Earnings Results: Best of Times – or Worst?

Recently, the Big Three of cloud computing – Amazon, Microsoft, and Google, also known as AMG – announced their quarterly results. Their quarter could...

Avaya’s Karen Hardy on AI, Cloud, and Customer Experience

The pandemic has permanently changed the way people work, as well as the role that communication and collaboration technology plays in our lives. Clearly,...

AWS’s Ryan Orsi on Cloud Security

I spoke with Ryan Orsi, Worldwide Partner Lead, Security, at AWS, about handling cloud security issues, and news updates on AWS cloud security. Among the...