This week was full of anniversaries. The Towel Day or 20th anniversary of CZ.NIC. Also, let's have a look on other IT news.
Do you have own towel?
Yeah, guys, it’s another year again. We have the Towel Day again – a remarkable anniversary as a tribute to Douglas Adams. Nerds and geeks celebrate this Day by wearing towel everywhere all over the world on May 25. So do you have your own towel? More information
CZ.NIC celebrates 20th anniversary
The Towel Day is not the only anniversary, which could be celebrated this week. Our beloved CZ.NIC, the administrator of the national domain .CZ, celebrates twenty years of its existence. Originally it was an activity of several people from the peering node NIX.CZ and it was founded by sixteen companies providing Internet connection that time. Happy birthday to you! More information
The first CSNOG is coming
The first Czechoslovak Network Administrators’ Meeting – CSNOG – is slowly coming. It will take place on June 11 and 12 in Brno and the final program of the event was finally presented this week. We can look forward for example to lectures by representatives of Facebook, CZ.NIC, NIX.CZ, CTO, CESNET, RIPE NCC and others. More information
Details of Spectre v3a and v4 have been published
Do you have a same feeling, that the media is talking only about Spectre and Meltdown? Well, unfortunately this situation won´t be ended. New, the third and fourth, versions of Specter vulnerabilites have been released since this week – and it is not cool at all. More information
EFAIL in Thunderbird will be solved very soon
We informed you about EFAIL vulnerability, that compromise encrypted messages in Thunderbird. This error was finally resolved and will be soon resolved. Thunderbird should be repaired in version 52.8.1. More information
News from Coolhousing
Professional Mining Colocation
The high performance, space, electricity and cooling in particular. These are basic, but not all variables that have to be taken into mind, when you want to mine any cryptocurrency. If you already invested a lot of money in the mining rig, then the mining machine care, services and an environment, where the machine is located, should be on the professional level. Only this way, all operating and maintenance costs can be optimized to bring the desired, invested fruit. More information
Author: Jirka Dvořák