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IBM launches LinuxONE: Linux-only Mainframe Systems

IBM launches LinuxONE: Linux-only Mainframe Systems

Aug 18, 2015
World's largest hardware supplier of mainframe computers IBM (International Business Machine) Corp. has launched two mainframe servers that run only on Linux operating system. IBM used RAS as a term to describe the strength of the mainframe computers; RSA stands for R eliability, A vailability, and S erviceability. However, IBM has now added a new feather to its mainframe servers in an effort to increase the open source software combined with mainframe hardware RAS. Dubbed LinuxONE , the new mainframe servers comes with two different flavors: LinuxONE Emperor for large enterprises and runs on the IBM z13 LinuxONE Rockhopper designed for mid-size businesses The IBM LinuxONE Emperor is capable of ultimate flexibility, scalability, performance and trust for business critical Linux applications whereas… The IBM LinuxONE Rockhopper offers all the same great capabilities, value and innovation of LinuxONE system with the flexibility of a small package with g
MegaChat — Kim Dotcom launches end-to-end encrypted Video Calling Service

MegaChat — Kim Dotcom launches end-to-end encrypted Video Calling Service

Jan 22, 2015
Are you worried about your privacy? Its Obvious because of a Hacker or the government could be snooping in your emails, voice or video calls. The Famous Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom , who introduced legendary Megaupload and Mega file sharing services to the World, has now released its latest encrypted communication software for video calling, messaging and chat. Kim Doctom's file-sharing site Mega has launched the public beta of its end-to-end encrypted video and audio chat service called " MegaChat ", which the company says gives better protection than alternatives such as Skype and Google Hangouts. MegaChat is currently free to use and right now just provides browser-based audio and video calls, but Mr. Dotcom said on Twitter "Text chat and video conferencing will follow soon," HOW TO USE MEGACHAT Create a Mega account. Simply log in via the web browser and click on the Conversations icon provided on the left-hand side  Contacts will need their own M
The Drop in Ransomware Attacks in 2024 and What it Means

The Drop in Ransomware Attacks in 2024 and What it Means

Apr 08, 2024Ransomware / Cybercrime
The  ransomware industry surged in 2023  as it saw an alarming 55.5% increase in victims worldwide, reaching a staggering 5,070.  But 2024 is starting off showing a very different picture.  While the numbers skyrocketed in Q4 2023 with 1309 cases, in Q1 2024, the ransomware industry was down to 1,048 cases. This is a 22% decrease in ransomware attacks compared to Q4 2023. Figure 1: Victims per quarter There could be several reasons for this significant drop.  Reason 1: The Law Enforcement Intervention Firstly, law enforcement has upped the ante in 2024 with actions against both LockBit and ALPHV. The LockBit Arrests In February, an international operation named "Operation Cronos" culminated in the arrest of at least three associates of the infamous LockBit ransomware syndicate in Poland and Ukraine.  Law enforcement from multiple countries collaborated to take down LockBit's infrastructure. This included seizing their dark web domains and gaining access to their backend sys
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