Alleged source code of penetration testing software Cobalt Strike published on GitHub

source:-https://siliconangle.com Source code allegedly belonging to commercial penetration testing software Cobalt Strike has been published on GitHub, potentially providing a new path for hackers to attack companies. Penetration testing, usually abbreviated as pen testing, has legitimate uses as a security tool to test security but can also be used by bad actors to attack a company. Ethical pen testing involves simulated attacks on a computer system to evaluate the security of the given system. In the hands of hackers, the

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Shipa debuts its cloud-native application management framework

Source:-https://siliconangle.com Shipa Corp., a startup that has built a cloud-native application management framework for managing the full app development lifecycle, is emerging from stealth mode today after banking $3.75 million in seed funding round led by Engineering Capital and Jump Capital. Shipa is trying to make life easier for developers that build containerized applications based on Kubernetes. Software containers are used to host the components of modern apps that can run on any infrastructure, while Kubernetes is the open-source software

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New features for Google Cloud spring from company’s significant IT resources

Source:-siliconangle Google LLC has a history of generating new products from the tools it uses to run a vast global information-technology network. Several of its more recent new cloud product and service releases appear to have been created with the idea that its customers will take full advantage of the company’s sizable infrastructure. Google Cloud VMware Engine was built inside Google to allow customers to run VMware as-a-service on top of the cloud provider’s infrastructure. “We built this as-a-service so

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Microsoft looks to secure more cloud contracts with foreign governments

Source:-siliconangle Microsoft Corp. is eyeing more cloud computing deals similar to the $10 billion Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure contract it won from the U.S. Department of Defense last year. The company is targeting foreign governments with similar initiatives as it looks to expand its “cloud-based computing and storage resources at all government security classification levels,” CNBC said in a report Friday. Under the JEDI contract, Microsoft will provide the Pentagon with an extensive cloud computing infrastructure and access to secure,

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