Weekend Reads 011924

Pressure to resolve incidents quickly that often comes from peers, leadership, and members of affected teams only adds to the chaos of incident management, causing more human errors. Coordinating incidents such as this through the process of having an Incident Commander role has shown more controllable outcomes for organizations around the world.

The Kimsuky Group, believed to be a North Korea-based advanced persistent threat (APT) group active since 2013, struck again several times this year.

QUIC supports connection migration, allowing the client to migrate an established QUIC connection from one path to the other. QUIC’s path validation mechanism can be used to attack the peer and make it consume an unbounded amount of memory.

The NVM Express consortium has updated its specifications by adding a Computational Storage Feature, creating a standardized way for applications to talk to storage devices that include some processing capability.

Post Office chief exec Nick Read left British politicians shocked with his evidence before a Parliamentary committee yesterday after he admitted he could not say when the public body at the center of the historic miscarriage of justice knew when its system was at fault.

We’re only a few weeks into 2024, and violations of people’s privacy are already making some big headlines! First we had the continued drama with the 23andMe data breach; then a major financial software company was shut down for inappropriately using private information; and then this week, the FTC took an unprecedented step and banned a data broker from selling people’s location data.

The new domain name registration volume rose 10.24% from the third to the fourth quarter of 2023. WhoisXML API researchers uncovered this finding, along with other DNS trends, after analyzing more than 31 million newly registered domains (NRDs) added from 1 October to 31 December 2023 as seen in the Newly Registered Domains Data Feed.

Here is how you know that the way chiplets are linked together to create what might have otherwise been a monolithic device is now more important than the way that the chiplets themselves are designed.

Leichtman Research Group, Inc. (LRG) conducted its annual survey on household broadband usage and found that 90% of U.S. homes now have broadband.

Two weeks before Apple launched the Macintosh, Sir Clive Sinclair launched his unprecedentedly powerful yet affordable Motorola-powered SOHO computer – starting a line of hardware and software that, remarkably, is still going.

Even though it could take significantly longer for quantum computers to become sufficiently powerful to threaten current cryptography, we have to be prepared for a worst-case scenario. In the context of DNS, DNSSEC may no longer guarantee authentication and integrity when powerful quantum computers become available.

Verizon filed an SEC form 8K today, indicating that it would take a $5.8 billion impairment charge in its Verizon Business wireline group in the fourth quarter of 2023.