Azure Sphere

Microsoft introduces Azure Sphere to enable highly secured IoT devices

At RSA conference on April 16, 2018, Microsoft announced the new Azure Sphere, a new security platform that enables highly secured, connected MCU devices on the intelligent edge. MCU devices are a new class of internet connected devices that rely on a small chip called a microcontroller unit (MCU).

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Memcached attack Memcrashed

Memcached DDoS exploit code (Memcrashed) released

Two separate proofs-of-concept (PoC) exploit code for Memcached amplification attack have been released online that could allow even script-kiddies to launch massive DDoS attacks using UDP reflections easily.

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Advice

10 things CTOs wish developers knew about tech and business

CTOs lead the organization’s tech team, and must hire and serve as a guide for developers who are actually building the products and services. Here are 10 things CTOs wish developers would understand.

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WordPress most popular security plugin

Best WordPress security plugin to keep your site secure

WordPress itself is built with a solid and secure framework, but this doesn’t make it immune to hackers. Because of this, have an extra layer of security for your site by using security plugin is not a bad idea. Here are some of the best WordPress security plugins to help you protect your site

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Bookshelf

10 books every developers should read to increase their software IQ

The best thing you (developers) can do to improve as a developer is to read anything that will sharpen your speed and comprehension skills. The more effective you become at reading, the more efficient you will become in your day-to-day work building software.

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Balance life and work

Life as a developer: How can we balance work and life

Wake up, go to work, stare at a screen, come back home, sleep. This is the daily routine of a typical developer. And it’s a fact that developers spent majority of their time with computers. Away from general public or the human presence. How can we balance work and life?

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Goo.gl

Google is shuttering its URL shortening service goo.gl

Google announced that it is shutting down its URL shortening service, goo.gl. The company says that new and anonymous users won’t be able to create links through the goo.gl console as of April 13th, but existing users will be able to use it for another year, after which it will be discontinued completely.

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WordPress

WordPress 4.9.5 was released to the public on 3 April, 2018

According to WordPress 4.9.5 release post: This maintenance release fixes 28 bugs in 4.9, including fixes for Customizer, media library, error notices, and some security fixes. Twenty Seventeen bundled theme and Hello Dolly bundled plugin have also been updated.

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1.1.1.1 DNS

Cloudflare launches 1.1.1.1 DNS service that will speed up your internet

Cloudflare has launched its own consumer 1.1.1.1 DNS service, that promises to speed up your internet connection and help keep it private. The service is using https://1.1.1.1, and it’s an actual DNS resolver that anyone can use.

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SSL Secure Connection

Renew SSL certificate for your website when expiring

SSL certificate is importance to your website. When customers see the SSL icon, they’re reassured that their financial information is safe and secure. This helps build consumer loyalty and confidence in your brand. Renew SSL certificate is simple and fast and it should be done before expired.

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