Scores of Vulnerable SAP Deployments Uncovered
mask.of.sanity writes "Hundreds of organizations have been detected running dangerously vulnerable versions of SAP that were more than seven years old and thousands more have placed their critical data at risk by exposing SAP applications to the public Internet. The new research found the SAP services were inadvertently made accessible thanks to a common misconception that SAP systems were not publicly-facing and remotely-accessible. The SAP services contained dangerous vulnerabilities which were since patched by the vendor but had not been applied."
Red Hat Launches Linux-Based OpenStack Platform, Targets VMware For Control Of The Data Center
Red Hat launched an enterprise Linux-based OpenStack platform today that provides a way to build out cloud services from either inside the data center or from a services provider. Red Hat Enterprise Linux will integrate a vanilla version of OpenStack to create the new Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform. It will mean that Red Hat applications can run in an IaaS platform and provide support for web and mobile oriented applications that are more cloud aware. It will serve as the main platform for Red Hat’s cloud strategy. The news is significant as it positions Red Hat as a clear leader for building out OpenStack clouds. The company is also using OpenStack to offer an alternative to the virtualized environments long dominated by VMware. Red Hat has made a significant push in OpenStack over the last year. It is now the number one contributor to the open cloud effort. It will buttress its OpenStack cloud with a network of certified partners. It has also made investments in Mirantis, ...
Why Apple Gave Up On Genius For Apps, And What's Next For The App Store's Long Tail
Apple is no longer offering the "Genius" feature as a way to surface and discover new mobile applications in the iOS App Store in the latest version of Apple's mobile operating system, iOS 7. Instead, the spot that used to belong to "Genius" now goes to "Near Me," a new feature demoed during yesterday's keynote at WWDC, which recommends apps based on your location.
Java EE 7 reference implementation GlassFish 4.0 released
Possibly a little earlier than planned, indeed, in advance of the official launch of Java Enterprise Edition 7, version 4.0 of Java application server GlassFish, the reference implementation of Java EE 7, has been released
Red Hat emphasises cloud focus in JBoss EAP
In the lead-up to this year's Red Hat Summit, the company has released version 6.1 of its JBoss Enterprise Application Platform. The strong focus on the cloud has not changed