Cisco and Palo Alto Networks appliances impacted by Kerberos authentication bypass

Cisco and Palo Alto Networks appliances impacted by Kerberos authentication bypass

Cisco Systems and Palo Alto Networks have fixed similar high-risk authentication bypass vulnerabilities in their network security devices that were caused by an oversight in the implementation of the Kerberos protocol. Man-in-the-middle (MitM) attackers could exploit these weaknesses to get administrative control over the appliances. Researchers from security firm Silverfort discovered both vulnerabilities, which are […]
Apache Spark 3.0 adds Nvidia GPU support for machine learning

Apache Spark 3.0 adds Nvidia GPU support for machine learning

Apache Spark, the in-memory big data processing framework, will become fully GPU accelerated in its soon-to-be-released 3.0 incarnation. Best of all, today’s Spark applications can take advantage of the GPU acceleration without modification; existing Spark APIs all...
What is IoT? The internet of things explained

What is IoT? The internet of things explained

The internet of things (IoT) is a catch-all term for the growing number of electronics that aren’t traditional computing devices, but are connected to the internet to send data, receive instructions or both. There’s an incredibly broad range of things that...