Bitdefender Releases New Free-to-Use Tool for Decrypting GandCrab

October 29, 2018 - Collaborating with Europol, Romanian Police, FBI and others, cyber security company Bitdefender ( has released a decryption tool for recent versions of GandCrab – one of the world's most prolific ransomware attacks lately.

The new decryption tool can decrypt data ransomed by versions 1, 4 and 5 of the GandCrab malware, as well as all versions of the ransomware for a limited set of victims in Syria.

"The release of this decryption tool is a spectacular breakthrough that highlights the effectiveness of collaboration between security vendors and law enforcement agencies," said a Bitdefender spokesperson. "We have spent months on crypto-research and deployed considerable [...][... Check source for end of article ...]
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Other news logo!Oct 28, 2018 - #IaaS Provider QuadraNet Hires Ryan Ybarra as Director Channel & Cloud - QuadraNet ( Total Reviews: 6
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), an IaaS (Infrastructure-as-a-Service) and colocation services provider with facilities in Los Angeles, California; Dallas, Texas; Miami, Florida; Atlanta, Georgia; Chicago, Illinois; and Secaucus, New Jersey, has hired Ryan Ybarra as the company's Director of Channel & Cloud Services.

Within this role, Ryan Ybarra will be responsible for expanding product portfolio in cloud services as well as building out a network of resellers & partnerships.

"I'm ecstatic to be part of this family," said Ryan Ybarra. "QuadraNet is quickly growing and I'm extremely excited about the future growth of the company. It is no secret that QuadraNet already has an extensive product ...
Oct 28, 2018 - Larry Ellison: “Machine Learning Is Central to Oracle’s Cloud Applications Strategy” #OracleOpenWorld #oow18 - At Oracle ( OpenWorld, Oracle CTO Larry Ellison has demonstrated the company's "next-generation" voice user interface and machine learning capabilities for its cloud applications. "If you don't know the right question to ask, the machine learning part of our analytic tools will help you find the correlations and help you ask the questions, and then give you English language explanations as to what they find," said Larry Ellison.

Oracle's machine learning capabilities can be found in Oracle Fusion Cloud Applications, providing a "complete and fully integrated" suite of cloud applications that would empower business users across the organization including customer experience, ...
Oct 28, 2018 - AWS Plans to Open New Data Centers in South Africa in 2020 - Amazon Web Services will open a new cloud infrastructure region in South Africa in the first half of 2020. The new AWS Africa (Cape Town) Region will consist of three AWS Availability Zones. The new region is the latest in a series of AWS investments in South Africa.

The addition of the AWS Africa (Cape Town) Region would enable organizations to provide lower latency to end users across Sub-Saharan Africa and enable more African organizations to leverage advanced technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning, Internet of Things (IoT), mobile services, and more to drive innovation.

Local AWS customers would also be able to store their data in South Africa with the ...
Oct 29, 2018 - IBM Acquires Open Source Cloud Company Red Hat for $34 Billion – #IBM #RedHat - IBM ( has announced its acquisition of Red Hat (, one of the world's leading providers of open source cloud software. IBM will pay $190.00 per share in cash for Red Hat, representing a total enterprise value of approximately $34 billion.

Red Hat is one of the world's leading providers of enterprise open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to deliver "reliable and high-performing" Linux, hybrid cloud, container, and Kubernetes technologies.

IBM's and Red Hat's partnership already has spanned 20 years, with IBM serving as an early supporter of Linux, collaborating with Red Hat to help develop and grow enterprise-grade Linux and more recently to ... logo!Oct 29, 2018 - Managed Hosting Company Codero Hires New Director of Marketing - Codero, a managed hosting company offering a diverse portfolio of fully managed offerings – from bare metal servers within its own data centers to custom cloud and technology solutions, has added Melissa Bradbury to its management team as Director of Marketing.

Melissa Bradbury comes from Oracle where worked on product marketing for Oracle Cloud Platform. At Oracle, she led the company's go-to-market strategy for application development, deployment of cloud services, blockchain cloud, artificial intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT).

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In her new role at Codero, Bradbury will be responsible for overseeing the long-term transition of Codero's identity from an ... logo!Oct 29, 2018 - CenturyLink Expands SD-WAN Solutions, Adds Managed Cisco SD-WAN in US - CenturyLink ( (NYSE: CTL) is expanding its portfolio of SD-WAN solutions. The company now offers customers across the United States Managed Cisco SD-WAN powered by Viptela.

This new offer by CenturyLink would provide the tools, technology and expertise required to design, deploy, configure, migrate and manage SD-WAN services. CenturyLink will support its offer across Cisco's Viptela vEdge series routers and enterprise network computer system (ENCS) 5000 series virtualized network platform, with multiple feature packages available. Users will also get access to a dedicated CenturyLink Managed Cisco SD-WAN portal.

CenturyLink Managed Cisco SD-WAN would leverage the benefits ...