Microsoft has informed customers of new security vulnerabilities in several applications and versions of its Windows operating system. The most serious affects most Microsoft operating systems from Windows 98 to Windows Server 2003. The vulnerability could let an attacker craft a specially formed MIDI (audio) file that could cause unpatched versions of Microsoft's DirectX graphics and audio technology to experience a buffer overflow and possibly even hijack a user's system through malicious E-mails and Web pages. Other flaws can let hijackers escalate system-access privileges in certain circumstances.
[Interop ITX 2017] State Of DevOps ReportThe DevOps movement brings application development and infrastructure operations together to increase efficiency and deploy applications more quickly. But embracing DevOps means making significant cultural, organizational, and technological changes. This research report will examine how and why IT organizations are adopting DevOps methodologies, the effects on their staff and processes, and the tools they are utilizing for the best results.
IT Strategies to Conquer the CloudChances are your organization is adopting cloud computing in one way or another -- or in multiple ways. Understanding the skills you need and how cloud affects IT operations and networking will help you adapt.