We can never expect a dull moment this year. From the Microsoft buying GitHub to more data breaches, check out some good content in our round up! If you enjoy this collection of the web’s top articles, feel free to follow us over on Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ for the same great content the rest of the year.
Open Source and Linux
- Microsoft Announces Windows Defender ATP Antivirus for Mac
Microsoft has now come up with a dedicated Defender ATP client for Mac, offering full anti-virus and threat protection with the ability to perform full, quick, and custom scans.
- Why Linux is better than Windows or macOS for security
What do the experts think of the security of these three choices? Find out!
- Linux kernel 5.0 released and here is how to install it
The new change does not mean anything and does not affect programs in any way.
- Suse is once again an independent company
The company finalized its $2.5 billion acquisition by growth investor EQT from Micro Focus, which itself had acquired it back in 2014.
- Microsoft’s powerful framework on open source’s most popular OS.
This Refcard will guide you along the path to being productive using .NET on Linux, from installation to debugging.
- Google open-sources project for sandboxing C/C++ libraries on Linux
The idea behind sandboxing and sandboxes is to prevent bugs and exploit code from spreading from one process to another, or the underlying operating system and the kernel.
Design & Development
- How to Reset Root Password in MySQL 8.0
The process of recovering or resetting root password in MySQL 8.0 version.
- Scaling out read workloads in Azure Database for MySQL
The feature supports continuous asynchronous replication of data from one Azure Database for MySQL server to up to five Azure Database for MySQL servers in the same region.
- Spring MVC 5 + Spring Security 5 + Hibernate 5 + MySQL Tutorial
“We validate the user registration fields with hibernate validator annotations and a custom field matching validator to validate if the email and/or password fields match.”
- Simple Search Based on Two Columns in C# and MySQL Database
How to create a simple search based on two columns in c# and MySQL database.
- MySQL Connection Handling and Scaling
MySQL connections, user threads, and scaling. How connections work in a plain community server.
- Facebook admits it stored ‘hundreds of millions’ of account passwords in plaintext
It stored “hundreds of millions” of account passwords in plaintext for years.
- Triton is the world’s most murderous malware, and it’s spreading
The hackers had deployed malicious software, or malware, that let them take over the plant’s safety instrumented systems.
- Telegram Gained 3 Million New Users During WhatsApp, Facebook Outage
While the outage was quite troubling both for the social media giant and its millions of users, guess who benefits the most out of the incident?
- Android ecosystem of pre-installed apps is a privacy and security mess
Researchers found that many of these pre-installed apps have access to very intrusive permissions out of the box.
- Firefox to add Tor Browser anti-fingerprinting technique called letterboxing
Mozilla is scheduled to add a new user anti-fingerprinting technique to Firefox with the release of version 67.
Interesting Technology Posts
- Nokia’s New Smartphone Is Triggering People With Fear Of Holes
Apparently as we lose holes in some areas, we gain them in others.
- SpaceX just successfully launched the first commercial spaceship made for NASA astronauts
They rocketed its Crew Dragon spaceship into orbit for the first time.
- Huawei says it would never hand data to China’s government. Experts say it wouldn’t have a choice
China’s National Intelligence Law from 2017 requires organizations and citizens to “support, assist and cooperate with the state intelligence work.”
- Facebook Says a “Clear History” Tool Will Hurt Its Advertising Business. Good.
The concept is something privacy advocates have long called for.