Day: March 14, 2015

Dutch Court Throws Out Data Retention Law After Pressure from ISPs, Privacy Rights Groups

Internet service providers in the Netherlands will no longer have to retain customer metadata. The District Court of the Hague axed the law earlier this week that required telecommunications providers and ISPs to store customer metadata for a year to aid in law enforcement investigations. According to a report by

Cloud Application and Services Security Provider Elastica Closes $30M in Series B Funding

Cloud application security provider Elastica announced on Wednesday that it has closed a $30 million Series B funding round. The funding round was led by Third Point Ventures, with participation from Mayfield Fund and Pelion Venture Partners. As part of the funding round, Robert Schwartz from Third Point Ventures has

Millions of WordPress Installations at Risk of Blind SQL Injection Through Popular SEO Plugin Yoast

All versions of the popular WordPress SEO plugin Yoast prior to 1.7.3.3 are vulnerable to a blind SQL injection attack. In an advisory published Wednesday, Ryan Dewhurst, developer of the WordPress vulnerability scanner WPScan announced the flaw which he first noticed on Tuesday. This type of attack can lead to

Docker Buys Kitematic, a Startup Focused on Making it Easy to Run Docker on Macs

Docker, Inc., the company behind the Docker application container software, has acquired Kitematic, a startup that provides a Graphical User Interface for Docker that helps Mac users build, ship and run Docker containers in just minutes. Kitematic helps those new to containers build and run a container in less than