Daily Tech Briefing Dec. 13, 2017

Hidden Keylogger in Touchpad Driver Puts HP Laptop Users at Risk VIDEO

December 13, 2017 11:40 AM | ()
DAILY VIDEO: A researcher discovers a hidden keylogger in an HP keyboard driver; Microsoft releases a free preview of its Quantum Development Kit; Microsoft is investing $50 million for AI-enabled environmental research; and there's more.
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Mirai IoT Botnet Creators Plead Guilty for Roles in Cyber-Attacks

December 13, 2017 10:59 AM | ()
Three individuals plead guilty for their roles in Mirai cyber-attacks, as court documents provide new insight into how the IoT botnet operated.
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10 Apps That Improve Performance, Efficiency of Distributed Teams SLIDESHOW

December 13, 2017 10:55 AM | ()
The cons to enabling employees to work from anywhere at any time can outweigh the pros if you don't have the right tools. Here are 10 apps that will help distributed teams realize their full potential.
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Why Enterprises Don't Know How Much They Spend on Cloud Services SLIDESHOW

December 13, 2017 9:54 AM | ()
A survey of corporate "cloud infrastructure professionals" found that many of them don't have a clear idea of how much they are spending on cloud services or what services or benefits they are getting for their money.

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Juniper Expands Security Portfolio With Automation Capabilities

December 13, 2017 8:58 AM | ()
New capabilities and products announced by Juniper at its NXTWORK event aim to make security simpler to deploy and automate.
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Intel Rolls Out New Pentium, Celeron Chips for Low-Cost PCs

December 12, 2017 7:05 PM | ()
The processors are based on the chip maker’s 14nm Gemini Lake architecture and look to strike a balance between performance and connectivity.
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Analytics Startup Heap Launches Autonomous Customer-Insight Platform

December 12, 2017 6:27 PM | ()
Heap automatically captures, validates and connects all types of customer data, giving companies in various sectors the ability to discover meaningful customer insights in order to drive better business decisions.
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Intel Chip Flaw Enables Malware to Gain Full Access to Computer Assets VIDEO

Updated December 12, 2017 6:22 PM | ()
DAILY VIDEO: Newly revealed flaw in Intel processors allows undetectable malware; Google blocking Amazon Fire TV, Echo Show users from YouTube access; Apple Pay Cash allows person-to-person payments from Apple devices; and there's more.
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Five Cyber-Security Threats Enterprises Will Confront in 2018

December 12, 2017 6:15 PM | ()
NEWS ANALYSIS: Cyber-security threats will likely get worse next year as attacks get more sophisticated, but for organizations the focus will shift to loss prevention.
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Skype for Windows 10 Gains Shared Content Gallery, Notification Panel

December 12, 2017 5:50 PM | ()
Accessing recently shared photos, videos and other files in a Skype chat is just a couple of clicks away with the software's new Gallery feature.

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