Friday, 15 February 2019

Richi dun editted anuvver bouk

via Kristina Podnar:

This book, out in March 2019, lets you unleash the power of digital policy. You can sign up now to be the first to hear about the release:

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Thursday, 14 February 2019

Hackers love Docker: Container catastrophe in 3, 2, 1...


The day we all feared would come has come. Docker and Kubernetes #containers are revealed to be badly vulnerable—along with LXC, Mesos, and several other container flavors.

An easily exploited flaw means a container can escape its paper-thin walls and execute on the host system—as root. Time to audit your trust boundaries.

Happy Valentine’s Day, DevOps peeps. In this week’s Security Blogwatch, we drop everything and patch.

Read more: techbeacon.com/security/hackers-love-docker-container-catastrophe-3-2-1

Thursday, 7 February 2019

FaceTime FauxPas: Sorry-not-sorry about the bug bounty boo-boo


Apple says sorry for the privacy-busting FaceTime bug we talked about last week.

But there’s no apology yet to the kid and his mother who tried their best to report the “FacePalm” bug to Apple, yet kept facing brick wall after brick wall. Although there is the vague suggestion the trillion-dollar company might pay him some money.

In trying to fix its PR fail, has Apple made things worse? In this week’s Security Blogwatch at TechBeacon, Richi Jennings is sorry.

Read more: techbeacon.com/security/facetime-fauxpas-sorry-not-sorry-about-bug-bounty-boo-boo

Monday, 4 February 2019

Remember me?

Hey, it's Richi. … Richi? … Jennings? … Yeah, that guy.

Thanks to the business geniuses at Surpass Hosting for quadrupling my hosting fee, and to the fine folks at Alphabet who are killing Google+, I'm resurrecting my old blog as a web presence.

Apologies in advance for dust and broken links. I'll get to fixing things up as soon as I can.

A lot's happened since my last post in 2011. Maybe I'll tell you about it sometime…

Thursday, 2 June 2011

Six days to IPv6 Day; I couldn't care less

Richi Jennings's picture   The Long View (Computerworld)

It's World IPv6 Day next week: Wednesday, so just six days to go. Is it important to enterprises? Perhaps, but not for the reason most people believe. We're told that addresses are running out fast, but that's not really true. Let's think about this, in The Long View...
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