Take a Network Break! Facebook stored millions of user passwords in plaintext and made them accessible to thousands of employees, Nokia sinks significant money into IETF sponsorship, and the Ethernet Alliance moves forward on Single Pair Ethernet.
Google announces a new streaming gaming service, but bandwidth requirements may strain broadband connections, the open-source Putty project releases a new version of the software to address eight critical vulnerabilities, and Huawei becomes a certified hardware partner for Nutanix.
VMware and Dell EMC partner on hyperconverged infrastructure, Dell EMC tops the global server market while Huawei notches impressive growth, MySpace loses massive volumes of user files and it takes months for anyone to notice, and a network admin takes the password to a core switch to his grave.
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Facebook Stored Hundreds of Millions of User Passwords in Plain Text for Years – Krebs On Security
Keeping Passwords Secure – Facebook
Single Pair Ethernet (SPE) comes to town – Ethernet Alliance
MySpace Loses 12 Years of Music – Pitchfork