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Elasticsearch ransomware attacks now number in the thousands

Since last week, ransomware attacks on Elasticsearch have quadrupled. Just like the MongoDB ransomware assaults of several weeks ago, Elasticsearch incursions are accelerating at a rapid rate. The vast majority of vulnerable Elasticsearch servers are open on Amazon Web Services. John Matherly There are an estimated 35,000 Elasticsearch clusters open ...

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Chrome is the most popular web browser of all

When it comes to web browsers, Chrome is on top, Safari is second, and once-dominant IE is now far back in third. For over a decade, Internet Explorer (IE), thanks to Microsoft’s illegal crushing of Netscape, ruled the web browser field. Competitors, such as Mozilla Firefox, made runs at IE, ...

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JetBlue makes satellite Wi-Fi free on all flights

(Image: JetBlue) JetBlue is the first US airline to provide free satellite Wi-Fi connectivity on every aircraft in its fleet, from “departure gate to arrival gate,” the airline announced on Wednesday. Dubbed Fly-Fi, JetBlue touts in-flight Wi-Fi speeds capable of streaming Amazon video in the 12Mbps to 15Mbps range. The ...

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Email Privacy Act reintroduced in Congress

Do you want the government putting its nose into your email without a warrant? If no, you want the Email Privacy Act to become the law of the land. Want your email to stay safe? Demand Congress pass the Email Privacy Act A bipartisan group of lawmakers has reintroduced the ...

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