Cisco security breach hits corporate servers that ran unpatched software

[ad_1] Six servers Cisco uses to provide a virtual networking service were compromised by hackers who exploited critical flaws contained in unpatched versions the open source software service relies on, the company disclosed on Thursday. Got updates? The May 7 compromise hit six Cisco servers that provide backend connectivity to the Virtual Internet Routing Lab…

Mozilla goes full incubator with ‘Fix The Internet’ startup lab and early stage investments – TechCrunch

[ad_1] After testing the waters this spring with its incubator-esque MVP Lab, Mozilla is doubling down on the effort with a formal program dangling $75,000 investments in front of early stage companies. The focus on “a better society” and the company’s open-source clout should help differentiate it from the other options out there. Spurred on…

Supply-chain attack hits RubyGems repository with 725 malicious packages

[ad_1] ReversingLabs More than 725 malicious packages downloaded hundreds of instances had been not too long ago discovered populating RubyGems, the official channel for distributing packages and code libraries for the Ruby programming language. The malicious packages had been downloaded nearly 100,000 instances, though a major proportion of these are possible the results of scripts…