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The Norwegian Consumer Council hired a security firm called Mnemonic to audit the security of four popular brands of kids' smart watches and found a ghastly array of security defects: the watches allow ...
Saturday, 21 October 2017
Peter Loftus / Wall Street Journal: Some doctors are wary of applying security update to St. Jude pacemakers, which are now owned by Abbott Labs, due to malfunction risk, thus hampering adoption  ...
Saturday, 21 October 2017
Free software lovin' crusaders kick out Management Engine Purism – a San Francisco, California, social purpose company that flies the flags of privacy, security and software freedom – has begun offering ...
Saturday, 21 October 2017
Everything you also need to know in security Roundup  IT admins aren't always fond of patching. It's like going to the dentist – it needs to be done but it can be a pain to do. Sadly, this week there was ...
Saturday, 21 October 2017
Canada's Communications Security Establishment (CSE) which rarely discloses detail of its activities has taken the "unprecedented step" of releasing one of its own cyber defense tools to the public, in ...
Saturday, 21 October 2017
An eWEEK-moderated panel of container security vendors at the DockerCon EU conference discussed what users need to know and how the vendors differentiate themselves from each other. Read all  ...
Saturday, 21 October 2017
... a user-centric approach to the technology. They need to consider their collective responsibility in building AI systems that will not pose security risks to the Internet and its users. Ensure interpretability ...
Friday, 20 October 2017
Google has launched a new bounty program that's aimed at reducing the amount of malware on the Google Play Store. It will emulate similar programs Google runs for products like Chrome. Read more... Read ...
Friday, 20 October 2017
A leaked recording of Facebook security chief Alex Stamos (who refused to help with an illegal NSA spying program when he was CSO for Yahoo) has him describing the company's IT culture as being "like ...
Friday, 20 October 2017
The Canadian Communications Security Establishment -- the most secretive of Canada's spy agencies -- has released the sourcecode for Assemblyline, a "Swiss Army Knife for malware analysis" that rolls ...
Friday, 20 October 2017
11. Organized Hawaiian SPAM thievery
(English/BoingBoing ibag)
... compelled to defend Hawaii’s Spam supply. Meanwhile, the Honolulu Police Department has offered $1,000 for a Spam thief, and his alleged accomplice, who attacked a security guard that tried to protect ...
Friday, 20 October 2017
Can decades-old databases uphold national security? The clunky technology underpinning Blighty's border control leaves the UK in concerning position post-Brexit, a National Audit Office report has found.… ...
Friday, 20 October 2017
Google has announced that it is teaming up with HackerOne to bring a bug bounty program to the Play Store. Seeking to weed out problems with Android apps, the Google Play Security Reward Program pays out ...
Friday, 20 October 2017
Canuck NSA/GCHQ equivalent open-sources 'Assemblyline', to make us all as safe as Canada Canada's Communications Security Establishment has open-sourced its own malware detection tool.… Read all  ...
Friday, 20 October 2017
Also some security stuff, too Microsoft's latest major Windows 10 release prides itself on keeping out those who want to meddle with your code, be they malicious hackers or lazy gamers looking for an easy ...
Friday, 20 October 2017
Mind the gap The US is starting to fall well behind China in terms of the speed at which organizations are alerted to reported security vulnerabilities, according to a study out this week by threat intel ...
Friday, 20 October 2017
... technology - what it calls the 'Enterprise of Things' (EoT). BlackBerry found that security was rated as the top concern when it came to digital transformation strategies, with nearly two-thirds (63 percent) ...
Friday, 20 October 2017
... consumers can enter their last names and last six digits of their Social Security numbers. Click on the red "Potential Impact" button to be taken to the instructions and the form for entering your personal ...
Thursday, 19 October 2017
Election security is national security, says senator as US law shakeup proposed Facebook and Google, along with other online publishers, may soon be required in the US to disclose funding for paid political ...
Thursday, 19 October 2017
... beyond basic optimization to deliver more capabilities," Cisco says, adding that analytics, automation, compliance and security by Cisco Advanced Services’ tech experts are among those capabilities. This ...
Thursday, 19 October 2017
LTE-enabled Apple Watch launched in China on China Unicom, but the cellular connectivity has been apparently suspended in the country amidst the government's security concerns about a user's identity. ...
Thursday, 19 October 2017
UK companies are unprepared for potential cyber-attacks against their business, with major shortcomings in many areas of security, new research has said. A report released today by PwC found that a worrying ...
Thursday, 19 October 2017
Tit for tat? Google has revealed multiple Windows exploits over the years & has even criticized Microsoft for being slow to patch it. Now, Microsoft is returning the favor by finding a bug in Chrome. ...
Thursday, 19 October 2017
Microsoft has just released its biggest update to Windows 10 yet. The Fall Creators Update introduces lots of new features and general improvements, including new privacy and security options, My People, ...
Thursday, 19 October 2017