Daily Tech Briefing Oct. 16, 2017

North Korea Steals Confidential US, South Korean Military Documents VIDEO

October 16, 2017 11:25 AM | ()
DAILY VIDEO: North Korea is escalating cyber-attacks with little fear of retaliation; Russians reportedly also abused YouTube and Pokemon Go in the 2016 election; Taiwan fines Qualcomm $773 million for practices that hamper competition; and there's more.
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WordPress Plugins Expose Sites to Increased Risk, Report Finds SLIDESHOW

October 16, 2017 8:45 AM | ()
The SiteLock Website Security Insider report reveals multiple security trends, including security risks associated with WordPress sites.
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StackRox 1.3 Improves Container Security With Better Threat Detection

October 16, 2017 8:01 AM | ()
The update from the container security startup includes enhanced detection rules to help identify different types of container attacks.

How Google Home Mini, Home Max Aim to Counter Amazon Echo Popularity SLIDESHOW

October 16, 2017 7:05 AM | ()
Both Google Home models run Google Assistant and come with support for a variety of apps and smart home services, allowing users to turn on lights or music with voice commands.

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Researchers Reveal Critical KRACK Flaws in WPA WiFi Security

October 16, 2017 3:30 AM | ()
The widely used WPA2 protocol for WiFi security is at risk from a form of replay attack that could leave hundreds of millions of devices vulnerable to attack, researchers have found.
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Google Adds Target in Retail Alliance Working to Counter Amazon

October 13, 2017 6:48 PM | ()
NEWS ANALYSIS: In a move aimed at countering Amazon’s continued growth in online retailing, Google has now added Target to its growing list of stores to its voice-ordering and free delivery network.

Microsoft Tunes Cortana to Collect, Organize Favorite Web Pages

October 13, 2017 3:40 PM | ()
Cortana will soon keep track of interesting internet finds so that users don't search through the depths of their browser histories.

Now You Can Order Food from Your Facebook Page

October 13, 2017 3:28 PM | ()
The social network is partnering with existing services GrubHub, Delivery.com, DoorDash, ChowNow, Zuppler, EatStreet, Slice and Olo to connect for access to restaurants that support them.
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Qualcomm Files Patent Lawsuits Seeking iPhone Sales Ban in China

October 13, 2017 3:06 PM | ()
Qualcomm has filed a patent suit in China seeking licensing fees for several mobile technology patents it says Apple is using in its latest iPhone models.
Gluon Deep Learning Tool

Microsoft, AWS Share Gluon Deep Learning Tool With AI Developers

October 13, 2017 12:08 PM | ()
Although rivals in the cloud, the technology giants find common ground in helping developers dive into the world of deep learning applications.

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