SiLK repository updates

The SiLK tool from the CERT team has been updated a while ago. Some work this weekend has seen the CentOS 7 repository that we maintain updated to support the latest updates. libfixbuf upgraded to 2.1.0 from 1.7.1 SiLK upgraded to 3.17.2 from 3.16.0 yaf 2.10.0 added There is a significant change in thelibfixbuf library,…

Marvell completes acquisition of Cavium

In a post last year, we covered how Marvell has designs on Cavium. The deal has now been completed, with Marvell announcing yesterday (6 July 2018) the deal’s completion. “The next wave of semiconductor growth will be fueled by advancements in the data economy. Applications such as AI, 5G, Cloud, automotive, and edge computing all…

Approvals delay Qualcomm acquisition of NXP

Qualcomm has announced an extension of its deal to purchase NXP . The agreement is subject to regulatory approval in multiple jurisdictions. Similar to Broadcom’s recent purchase of Brocade this can be held up. Bloomberg is reporting that the EU is close to approving the Qualcomm/NXP deal. But Qualcomm has another challenge. Activist investor Elliott…