Apple Patches Indian Character Crash Bug in iOS, macOS

February 20, 2018 6:57 AM | ()
A flaw in the Apple Core Text framework enabled a simple character to crash any Apple device that attempted to render the symbol.
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U.S. Indicts 13 Russians in Plot to Influence 2016 Election Campaign

February 16, 2018 6:30 PM | ()
NEWS ANALYSIS: The U.S. Department of Justice has indicted 13 Russians and three Russian organizations on charges of engaging in cyber-crimes aimed at meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
Google Buys Xively IoT Platform

Google to Acquire LogMeIn's Xively IoT Management Platform

February 16, 2018 3:45 PM | ()
The Xively acquisition will give Google access to deep internet of things engineering expertise and technology, company says.
Docker Container Crypto-Currency attacks

Researchers Show Docker Containers at Risk for Crypto-Currency Attacks

February 16, 2018 3:10 PM | ()
NEWS ANALYSIS: Security researchers observe an attack in progress to learn how cyber-attackers insert crypto-currency mining malware into Docker containers.

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Visual Studio Code Added to Anaconda Python Distro for Data Scientists

February 16, 2018 2:00 PM | ()
Microsoft's cross-platform code editor is now an installation option for developers that want to work with Anaconda, the Python-based data science platform.

Five Security Truisms That Have Stood the Test of Time

February 16, 2018 1:06 PM | ()
Despite all of the iterations in software and hardware during the last couple of decades, there remains some fundamental security advice that has stood the test of time and is just as relevant today as it was in the 1980s.
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Qualcomm Introduces Speedy Snapdragon X24 LTE Modem for Mobile Devices VIDEO

February 16, 2018 1:00 PM | ()
DAILY VIDEO: Qualcomm unveils fast Snapdragon X24 LTE modem for mobile devices; New Arm chip handles machine learning workloads on mobile devices; Email fraud attacks continue to grow, Proofpoint reports; and there’s more.
New Google Cloud DLP Features

FedEx Customer Data Left Publicly Exposed on Cloud Storage Server

February 16, 2018 11:01 AM | ()
Yet another cloud data leak is discovered, this time it's 119,000 documents with personally identifiable information from the FedEx-owned company Bongo International.
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U.S. Formally Accuses Russia of Launching NotPetya Ransomware Attack

February 16, 2018 8:40 AM | ()
The U.S., UK, Canada and Australia now say that the Russian military was responsible for the June 2017 NotPetya global cyber-attacks that caused hundreds of millions in damages.

IT Risk Assessments Suffer From Lack of Automation, Planning: KPMG SLIDESHOW

February 16, 2018 8:27 AM | ()
In assessing IT risks, a “reactive and siloed” approach—along with a lack of analytics and automation—is holding organizations back.

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