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Windows 7 machines mostly unprotected because they're not running any antivirus, says Microsoft.
Security researchers pick up angle grinder, drop £2k-plus in B-sides chat B-sides  Weighing in at 800kg secondhand, freestanding ATMs - a “safe with a computer on toprdquo; - are a logistical nightmare to own and research, security boffin Leigh-Anne Galloway warned delegates at the BSides Manchester infosec conference yesterday.…
Story Remix's jawdropping 3D capabilities won't be there on day one.
The impending demise of Adobe Flash will create legacy challenges similar to Windows XP as companies begin to wean themselves off the vulnerable code base.
With the newest Docker Enterprise Edition, you can now have Docker clusters composed of nodes running different operating systems.Three of the key OSes supported by Docker -- Windows, Linux, and IBM System Z -- can run applications side by side in the same cluster, all orchestrated by a common mechanism.[ What is Docker? Linux containers explained. | Go deeper with InfoWorldrsquo;s beginnerrsquo;s guide to Docker. ]Clustering apps across multiple OSes in Docker requires that you build per-OS images for each app.

But those apps, when running on both Windows and Linux, can be linked to run in concert via Docker's overlay networking.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here
We also get a look at System76’s in-house OS (with in-house gear on the horizon).
Whenever someone asks me to explain devops, I always start with the same story.
It isnrsquo;t the usual story about time and money.
Itrsquo;s about people.I used to work on two web applications at a large healthcare organization.

Technically speaking, there wasnrsquo;t a whole lot of difference between them: back-end services, a couple supporting Windows microservices, same data center. Pretty standard.But on deployment Thursdays, the two couldnrsquo;t have been more different.One side of the house had invested heavily in automation.

They had everything under source control.

The entire deployment process was planned, scripted and logged. Our weekly deployment calls took a quick five minutes to sign off.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here
Tab management in Chrome is easier than I thought.
ShadowPad backdoor found embedded in a software product used by major organizations around the globe to manage their Linux, Windows, and Unix servers.
Microsoftrsquo;s .Net development platform has been around a long time now as the heart of the companyrsquo;s development tool and platform strategy. Having begun life as a Windows-only tool that brought new languages and methodologies to the platform, itrsquo;s grown to become a cross-platform environment that supports everything from wearables to walls and on into the cloud..Net has long had cross-platform ambitions, starting with the release of the educational Rotor runtime and tools back in 2002 under a noncommercial shared-source license, and continuing with its sadly undelivered plans for the cross-platform WP/E, the .Net runtime that became Silverlight.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here
Patches are availablemdash;and should be appliedmdash;that address a critical vulnerability in Windows Search that some are calling the next WannaCry. Others aren't so ready to do that.
Microsoftrsquo;s .Net Core 2.0, an upgrade to the companyrsquo;s open source, cross-platform implementation of .Net, is becoming available today.

The new release includes improvements intended to make .Net Core easier to use.
It also conforms to the .Net Standard 2.0 specification designed to facilitate code sharing among .Net Framework, .Net Core, and Xamarin.Thenbsp;.Net Core frameworknbsp;can be used to build web applications and services that run on Windows, MacOS, or Linux.

Ease of use improvements in .Net Core 2.0 include making the dotnet restore command (used to install project dependencies and other tasks) implicit for commands like run, build, and publish that require it.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here