In the tsunami of ransomware infections this year, the Locky encryption trojan is a high-water mark. With a constant stream of novel attack patterns, this continually evolving pest makes life difficult for IT managers, users, and security vendors. Here's how to protect yourself.
The OpenStack Cinder module is responsible for block storage, but it doesn't know what to do with popular shared filesystems. Now with the Manila module, you can manage and use NFS and CIFS as resources.
If your database is so important that the content must not be lost between periodic data backups, replication is a possible solution. We describe how to set up replication for MariaDB with the aid of XtraBackup.
Smartphones and tablets using hotspots and mobile data connections are susceptible to spying. iOS and Android each supply a tunneled VPN connection out of the box. We take a look at their apps, as well as third-party apps to see if they offer more.