After a period of accessibility, Dropbox is blocked in China again, according to censorship watchdog GreatFire. The cloud storage service became available in February for the first time in China since 2010.
Hosting service provider Code Spaces had most of its data, backups, machine configurations and offsite backups either partially or completely disappear after an encounter with an unknown hacker. Read More
There are a few constants to HostingCon each year. The first is how the hosting industry will tackle Amazon Web Services’ dominance. The second is the continuing convergence of the industry – the distinct lines of shared, dedicated and managed hosting of yesteryear have all but blurred. Read More
To further its services around making online content faster and safer, CloudFlare has acquired virtual private network and security software provider CryptoSeal. Read More
As part of its efforts to make the online world more trustworthy, Online Trust Alliance, a non-profit, reviewed more than 300 million email headers and approximately 8,500 web pages to determine which ones had done the best job of ensuring they would not open users to privacy and security risks. Read More
Hacker group Anonymous has targeted more than 60 websites associated with the World Cup soccer tournament with distributed denial of service attacks. Read More
CloudFlare announced Project Galileo on Thursday, a program designed to create a better internet through protection of free expression online. The San Francisco-based company provides DDoS protection and acceleration services, regardless of platform. CloudFlare says political and artistically important sites have received an increasing number of large denial of service attacks… Read More
SiteLock launched a new cloud-based service on Wednesday that helps companies automatically detect vulnerabilities in applications. Read More
A year ago this week, it became known outside of secretive circles that the US National Security Agency had been collecting mass amounts of data on the American public and international citizens.
IT decision makers at US SMBs are nearly unanimous that the Internet of Things (IoT) will produce negative impacts for their organizations, according to a survey released this week by GFI Software. Read More