July 19, 2011
LulzSec takes on Murdoch empire with Sun hack, fake death claim
Peter Bright reports on the hack.
“The bogus page was published on a hacked server used to host a preview of upcoming changes to another News International paper, The Times. The hackers then forced The Sun‘s homepage to redirect to the hacked server. The influx of traffic rapidly overwhelmed the preview server, causing it to generate errors and subsequently get taken down.”
What are you looking for in virtualization?
Ken Hess wants you to ask the right questions before throwing your money into virtualization.
“If you’re investigating virtualization because it’s an interesting technology or because ‘it’s the way of the future,’ stop right now and don’t go any further. You’ll spend a lot of money and then wonder why you did it.”
Education is the key to cloud adoption
Maurice Saluan looks at why confusion can mean opportunity.
” It isn’t because your customers haven’t heard about the cloud. If anything, they probably have heard more than enough to be confused about it. They are seeing Web, TV and print ads from the big brands about the cloud, but the message of how cloud services can maximize their use of IT isn’t necessarily getting through.”