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Russian hacking group Fancy Bear prepares to attack Winter Olympics, U.S. Senate

A hacking group heavily linked to the Russian government is attempting to steal U.S. Senate email login credentials and also appears to be preparing to disrupt the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea, according to new research by cybersecurity firms TrendMicro and ThreatConnect. Researchers found that the group, known as “APT28,” “Fancy Bear” or “Pawn Storm,” had recently registered numerous malicious domains — some of...

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Meltdown vs MySQL part 1: in-memory sysbench and a core i3 NUC

This is my first performance report for the Meltdown patch using in-memory sysbench and a small server.the worst case overhead was ~5.5%a typical overhead was ~2%QPS was similar between the kernel with the Meltdown fix disabled and the old kernelthe overhead with too much concurrency (8 clients) wasn't worse than than the overhead without too much concurrency (1 or 2 clients)ConfigurationMy usage of sysbench is described here. The...