Microsoft has apologized for an outage experienced by its Exchange Online service that took place early last week, which it says was due to a "unique" set of circumstances that initially only affected a "small set of customers".
Tens of thousands of servers could potentially be compromised, wrote Zachary Wikholm, a senior security engineer for Cari.net.
Microsoft this week unveiled a significant increase in the free storage capacity that it is offering to users of OneDrive cloud storage, according to Omar Shahine, the group program manager for OneDrive.com.
Cloud-based news aggregator Feedly was hit by two waves of distributed denial-of-service, or DDoS, this week after refusing to give in to an extortion attempt by hackers.
Last year, we reported that more than 100,000 servers are vulnerable to remote attacks via the Intelligent Platform Management Interface, or IPMI, protocol that could allow hackers to gain complete access to them.
A software application used by law enforcement organizations to intercept the voice communications of suspected criminals has multiple security weaknesses, some of them critical in nature.
What is interesting is how Netflix distributes the huge amount of content to its storage servers. It prepopulates them--sneakernet style--prior to shipping the servers out for deployment.
Apple finally admitted to a bug in its iMessage service that has reportedly plagued its users since 2011. Perhaps surprisingly, the company is not sure about how to fix it, according to former Lifehacker editor Adam Pash who wrote about his experiences in a blog post.
The continuing evolution of USB SuperSpeed may soon "leave little room" for the expansion of the Thunderbolt hardware interface in the market, according to a new report on Computerworld.
The annual TechEd conference for IT professionals and developers kicked off in Houston on Monday with Microsoft focusing on topics relating to cloud infrastructure.