The currency miners were relying on a Docker runC vulnerability discovered in early February (later patched by Docker Inc.) in combination with an exposed remote Docker API.
The increasingly complex array of cloud environments used by businesses provides bad actors with great opportunities to sneak into corporate networks.
AT&T ties its 5G and Airship plans to the Mirantis core; the Linux community uncovers a runC container runtime flaw; and Orange Business wants to be a "one-stop" SD-WAN shop.
SDxCentral Weekly Wrap for Feb. 15, 2019: Google's plan will include geographic and workforce expansion. Kubernetes, Docker, and containerd impacted by the runC runtime bug. Mirantis' multi-year AT&T deal is for eight-figures.
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The flaw basically allows an infected container to gain control of the overarching host container and allow an attacker to execute any command.
Once you have containers in production certain security measures must be put in place to cover network filtering, container inspection, and host security.
The company's open source partner program will divert revenue to organizations or individuals that allow blockchain-based encrypted storage on personal devices.
The software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform recreates common Docker container failures across three categories: resource, network, and state.
Inadequate container security is increasingly leading to strikes related to ransomware, cryptomining, data theft, and service disruption attacks.
Acquisition rumors are nothing new for Docker, which said it has attracted more than 1 million new developers and hosted more than 1 million new applications in its Docker Hub over the past year.
The expanded management capabilities use an application management plane that can work across different cloud providers and in on-premises locations.
The report predicts strong growth for enterprises moving containers into production environments. But says it will be another couple of years before the Linux container ecosystem reaches maturity.
The company partnered with Microsoft, AWS, Pivotal, and Docker to determine how to take its low-code philosophy to containers.
Organizations are packing 50 percent more running containers per host, with a vast majority running less than one hour.