×storage-disk-array.jpgOver 13,000 iSCSI storage clusters are currently accessible via the internet after their respective owners forgot to enable authentication. Security Android ecosystem of pre-installed apps is a privacy and security mess Which are the most insecure languages? Google fixes Chrome 'evil cursor' bug abused by tech support scam sites VirusTotal debuts retro, simplified interface for legacy systems This misconfiguration has the risk of causing serious harm to devices' owners, as cyber-criminal groups could access these internet-accessible hard drives (storage disk arrays and NAS devices) to replace legitimate files with malware, insert backdoors inside backups, or steal company information stored on the unprotected devices.What is iSCSIiSCSI stands for Internet Small Computer Systems Interface, and is a protocol for linking workstations and servers to data storage devices, such as disk storage arrays (found in data centers and large enterprises) and … [Read more...] about Over 13K iSCSI storage clusters left exposed online without a password
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Google has open sourced ClusterFuzz, one of its automated bug-hunting tools that has helped it find around 16,000 bugs in Chrome. Featured stories How much will staying patched on Windows 7 cost you? Here's the price list New 5G business models Google releases Chrome extension to check for leaked usernames and passwords Red Hat introduces first Kubernetes-native IDE The so-called fuzzing tool, or rather infrastructure, is adept at finding memory-corruption bugs that often end up requiring a security patch. Until now, only Google engineers and select open-source projects have been able to use ClusterFuzz. But now any software developer can use the automated bug hunter, Google has announced. Google has employed ClusterFuzz in tandem with OSS-Fuzz, another fuzzing tool it open-sourced two years ago. Together, OSS-Fuzz and ClusterFuzz have uncovered 11,000 bugs in 160 open-source projects. Meanwhile, ClusterFuzz has found 16,000 bugs in Chrome, helping Google … [Read more...] about Google: We’ve open-sourced ClusterFuzz tool that found 16,000 bugs in Chrome
Chromebooks have long had local storage in the form of the Downloads folder of Chrome OS, but very little could be done with this pocket of space on the hard drive. Now, MSPowerUser has discovered that the latest version of Chrome OS contains changes to blow Chromebook storage wide open.Found in the latest beta version of Chrome OS, 72, a flag is now available within the code – ‘enable-myfiles-volume’ – that allows users to turn the entire My Files folder into a read-write drive, with customizable folders and file names.According to MSPowerUser, the flag content reads: “Enables use of MyFiles as a read/write volume. This should be only used for testing or for trying to restore the previous Downloads content.”Will this new approach to the file management in Chrome OS become the default? That’s entirely possible, and would be a sensible move. The increasing complexity of Chrome OS could be served better by addressable storage.These are the best … [Read more...] about Chromebook storage could soon be opened up like a PC
directory We found 22 cloud services your business definitely needs to try When it comes to cloud services and software-as-a-service (SaaS), we're all familiar with the usual players. But there's a huge world of opportunity and available resources beyond Google, Dropbox, Salesforce, Amazon, and Microsoft. Read More In 2007, Drew Houston, Dropbox's CEO, got sick and tired of misplacing his USB drive, so he created the first personal and small business cloud storage service. It was a radical one in its day. Today, everyone and their uncle seems to be offering cheap or free cloud storage.Also: How to sync multiple cloud storage services for free TechRepublicThat's great! Except, well, how do you choose which one is right for you? It used to be that most people decided simply on the basis of how much free storage space they got. That's simple, but it only tells part of the story.The real value from a cloud storage service comes from how well it works for you. As you'll see, some … [Read more...] about What’s the best cloud storage for you?
While you can replace a lot of desktop apps with online equivalents when using a Chromebook—and even run Linux apps—you can’t exactly transfer your local media library wholesale from Windows or macOS to your thin and light laptop. Here are some of the smartest ways to take your media library anywhere. Of course we’re not privy to exactly how you’ve got your local library set up at the moment, or your programs of choice, but you should find enough options in the list below to work out some kind of solution. Some rely on keeping another laptop or desktop around to serve media to your Chromebook, but you can also transfer everything to the cloud if you’re getting rid of your original computer. The only media files you can’t transfer at all to Chrome OS are iTunes movies and TV shows. There’s no way to get at them over the web, there’s no Android app that can play them, and there’s no iTunes for Linux. It’s one reason not to … [Read more...] about How to Get All Your Local Media Files Streaming to a Chromebook