Advertisements


Cisco security advisory dump finds 20 warnings, 2 critical

It’s a bad week for all things network security as Cisco spewed out 20 Security Advisories and Alerts – two critical and three high-impact – that customers should be aware of and implement patches where they can.Cisco, like other big enterpr.....»»

Category: securitySource:  networkworldMar 16th, 2017

Google Specifies Dates for Last Pixel and Nexus Security Patches

In mid-2016, Google provided specific timeframes for when Nexus devices would stop receiving new Android version updates. Today, Google is back to update us again, but this time, for when security updates will specifically cease for all current Nexus.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News2 hr. 54 min. ago

ChromaCode Finds $12M For Molecular Diagnostics Efforts

Carlsbad-based ChromaCode, a developer of molecular diagnostics technology, announced on Thursday that it has raised $12M in a Series B funding round. The funding was led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA), and also included Domain Associates and Oka.....»»

Category: topSource:  socaltechRelated News2 hr. 55 min. ago

Cloudflare launches service to secure IoT devices from external hacks

Many people are worried about putting smart internet-connected devices in their homes or offices because of flaws that could allow attackers into their private networks.Web optimization and security firm Cloudflare is trying to alleviate those fea.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News3 hr. 18 min. ago

Cloudflare wants to secure IoT connections to the internet

Many people are worried about putting smart internet-connected devices in their homes or offices because of flaws that could allow attackers into their private networks.Web optimization and security firm Cloudflare is trying to alleviate those fea.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News4 hr. 18 min. ago

Punching holes in nomx, the world’s “most secure” communications protocol

Extraordinary claims require extraordinary proof, and nomx implodes under scrutiny. Enlarge / Artist's impression of a nomx product under the scrutiny of security researchers. (credit: Aurich/ThinkStock/Nomx) This article was originally publis.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News4 hr. 47 min. ago

The Phoenix Force Finds a New Host

The Phoenix Force finds a new master as Thanos' fight for survival grows more desperate. The Phoenix Force returned in Thanos #6 this week, and it found itself a new host. Warning: this article contains spoilers for Thanos #6! So far, the seri.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News4 hr. 54 min. ago

BBC exposes flaws in "world"s most secure" email service

Security experts find several flaws that challenge Nomx's claims it gives users 'absolute security'......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News5 hr. 3 min. ago

Kia picks Saad Chehab to lead marketing

Kia -- on the cusp of launching its critical Stinger performance sedan -- has hired former Chrysler advertising whiz Saad Chehab as its new marketing chief......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News5 hr. 3 min. ago

New evidence finds standardized cigarette packaging may reduce the number of people who smoke

Standardized tobacco packaging may lead to a reduction in smoking prevalence and reduces the appeal of tobacco, new research concludes......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News5 hr. 18 min. ago

U.S. military wants white-hat hackers to target its cyber security systems

The U.S. military, which continues its interest in bug bounty programs as a way to improve cybersecurity, is launching a new contest next month.Called “Hack the Air Force,” the new program will put certain of the branch’s Web sites up as tar.....»»

Category: securitySource:  networkworldRelated News5 hr. 18 min. ago

Facebook announces plan to fight misinformation campaigns

 Facebook made its most direct statements about how the platform has been used to spread misinformation in a report released today by its security team. The report acknowledges how actors created a coordinated campaign on the platform to spread.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News5 hr. 18 min. ago

Meet the 400-pound robots that will soon patrol parking lots, offices, and malls

Knightscope, a security startup that deploys 400-pound autonomous robots in office campuses, sports venues, and more, is expanding nationwide. It's inking deals with mall operators and software firms like Microsoft. The post Meet the 400-pound robots.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 19 min. ago

The Nuclear Security Administration Lost a Film Titled "Skull Melting Demonstration"

Back in August, I submitted a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request for a bunch of films held by the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA). We looked at one yesterday from 1976 about nuclear extortion, and we’ll explore the others in.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  gizmodoRelated News6 hr. 34 min. ago

Hackers Exploited Word Flaw For Months While Microsoft Investigated

An anonymous reader writes: To understand why it is so difficult to defend computers from even moderately capable hackers, consider the case of the security flaw officially known as CVE-2017-0199. The bug was unusually dangerous but of a common genre.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News6 hr. 35 min. ago

Trump Administration Creates Crime Hotline to Report Aliens, Immediately Gets Trolled

Yesterday the Department of Homeland Security launched a new hotline to “assist victims of crimes committed by criminal aliens.” The resulting “fuck you!” from average Americans was swift and hilarious.Read more........»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News6 hr. 47 min. ago

GPS Police in Canada Adds Driver Behavior Monitoring to its Fleet Management Service with eSafe from ERM Advanced Telematics

RISHON LETZION, Israel, April 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- ERM Advanced Telematics, a leading designer, developer and manufacturer of vehicle tracking and security devices, today announced that GPS Police, a leading provider of fleet management servi.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News7 hr. 2 min. ago

Latest OWASP Top 10 looks at APIs, web apps

The new release of the OWASP Top 10 list is out for public comment from the Open Web Application Security Project, and while most of it remains the same there are a couple of new additions, focusing on protections for web applications and APIs.To.....»»

Category: securitySource:  networkworldRelated News7 hr. 2 min. ago

Enterprise security technology consolidation

Look around the cybersecurity infrastructure at any enterprise organization, and here’s what you’ll see—dozens and dozens of cybersecurity tools from just as many vendors. Now this situation wasn’t planned; it just happened. Over the past.....»»

Category: securitySource:  networkworldRelated News7 hr. 2 min. ago

IBM: Financial services industry bombarded by malware, security threats

The financial services industry is the target of a whopping 65% more targeted cyber-attacks than the average business, according to security watchers at IBM’s X Force.The number of financial services records breached skyrocketed 937% in 2016 to.....»»

Category: securitySource:  networkworldRelated News7 hr. 2 min. ago

Enterprise security technology consolidation

Look around the cybersecurity infrastructure at any enterprise organization, and here’s what you’ll see—dozens and dozens of cybersecurity tools from just as many vendors. Now this situation wasn’t planned; it just happened. Over the past.....»»

Category: securitySource:  networkworldRelated News7 hr. 2 min. ago