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Pwnie Express eases security remediation with a risk-assessment tool

Pwnie Express is adding a tool that ranks the risks its security service finds on customer networks and makes it easier to remediate them.The new feature of the company’s Pulse service assesses potential vulnerabilities that its sensors detect i.....»»

Category: securitySource:  networkworldMar 16th, 2017

Italian Island"s Mutation Fights Malaria, But Raises Risk of Other Diseases

The people of Sardina are famous for their longevity, but also have some of the world's highest rates of multiple sclerosis and lupus......»»

Category: scienceSource:  livescienceRelated News8 hr. 51 min. ago

Amazon’s camera-equipped Echo Look raises new questions about smart home privacy

 Given all of the security concerns raised by the rise of the Echo and other smart home hubs, Amazon surely knew that adding a camera to one of its devices was going to reinvigorate the privacy debate. After all, an always-listening microphone i.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News9 hr. 11 min. ago

Man arrested for allegedly assaulting a robot security guard in Silicon Valley

A man was arrested this week in Mountain View, California, for allegedly attacking one of Knightscope's K5 security robots. Now that will earn you some hardcore respect when you're locked up behind bars. The post Man arrested for allegedly assaulting.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News10 hr. 19 min. ago

This view finally makes me want to risk my life to fly to space

I know that this is a weird thing for a space reporter to admit publicly, but here's the truth: I've never had any desire to travel to space.  Let's just say that I've seen one too many rockets explode to make me comfortable with flying up to sp.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News10 hr. 43 min. ago

Juniper finds its head in the clouds; security is another story

In announcing its Q1 earnings yesterday Juniper company executives were delighted about the company’s returns on its cloud computing directions.In the results conference call Juniper CEO Rami Rahim said cloud computing sales grew 25% year-over-y.....»»

Category: cloudcomputingSource:  linuxworldRelated News11 hr. 19 min. ago

The average ransomware payment has skyrocketed to over $1,000

The hackers spreading ransomware are getting greedier. In 2016, the average ransom demand to free computers hit with the infection rose to $1,077, up from $294 the year before, according to security firm Symantec.“Attackers clearly think that th.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News11 hr. 27 min. ago

Auto Care Association Releases the China Market Report

BETHESDA, Md., April 26, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Auto Care Association has released the first in a series of three reports on emerging international markets with the China Market Report, a comprehensive assessment covering all major aspec.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News11 hr. 42 min. ago

Auto Care Association Releases the China Market Report

BETHESDA, Md., April 26, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Auto Care Association has released the first in a series of three reports on emerging international markets with the China Market Report, a comprehensive assessment covering all major aspec.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News11 hr. 42 min. ago

Obesity amplifies genetic risk of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

An international study has revealed a striking genetic-environmental interaction: Obesity significantly amplifies the effects of three gene variants that increase risk of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) by different metabolic pathways......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News11 hr. 42 min. ago

Risk of obesity influenced by changes in our genes

A child's risk of obesity as they grow up can be influenced by modifications to their DNA prior to birth, a new study has shown. These changes, known as epigenetic modifications, control the activity of our genes without changing the actual DNA seque.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News11 hr. 42 min. ago

People with a normal BMI who carry weight around the middle at greatest risk of death

People with a normal BMI who carry their weight around the middle are at the highest risk of death from any cause compared to those who are overweight or obese but carry their weight elsewhere, new research has found......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News11 hr. 42 min. ago

Tracking unstable chromosomes helps predict lung cancer"s return

Scientists have found that unstable chromosomes within lung tumors increases the risk of cancer returning after surgery, and have used this new knowledge to detect relapse long before standard testing......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News11 hr. 42 min. ago

Possible new tool for first responders: An ice bag to the face

Cardiovascular decompensation is a significant risk after blood loss, even once the person is no longer actively bleeding. Applying a bag of ice to a person's forehead could help prevent this life-threatening complication while patients are being tra.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News11 hr. 42 min. ago

How to minimize the risks of phishing scams

Employees are often the weakest link in your company's security chain. But with a little knowledge and foresight you can mitigate the risks. In this video, CIO.com senior writer Sharon Florentine explains the anatomy of a phishing scam and how you an.....»»

Category: securitySource:  networkworldRelated News11 hr. 42 min. ago

Drunken man arrested for assaulting 300-lb. K5 security robot

So, you toss back a few drinks and decide now is the best time to “test” a 5-foot tall, 300-pound, egg-shaped security robot that is patrolling a Mountain View, California, parking lot. Although it might seem like a good idea when you are drun.....»»

Category: securitySource:  networkworldRelated News11 hr. 42 min. ago

IDG Contributor Network: Cyber crime as a service forces changes in information security

Cyber crime has been commercialized. Infecting computers with ransomware or using an advanced persistent threat to pilfer intellectual property no longer requires deep technical knowledge. Just use Google to learn how to access the Dark Web, and y.....»»

Category: securitySource:  networkworldRelated News11 hr. 42 min. ago

Report: Top 25 IT security products

Nothing beats hearing from your peers about which IT security products have been successful in the enterprise. IT Central Station, which collects reviews from verified enterprise IT product users, has compiled a report that identifies 25 top-rated.....»»

Category: securitySource:  networkworldRelated News11 hr. 42 min. ago

Ransomware attacks are taking a greater toll on victim"s wallets

The hackers spreading ransomware are getting greedier. In 2016, the average ransom demand to free computers hit with the infection rose to US$1,077, up from $294 the year before, according to security firm Symantec.“Attackers clearly think that.....»»

Category: securitySource:  networkworldRelated News11 hr. 42 min. ago

Juniper Grows Networking Business on Strong Security and Switching

Juniper's first quarter fiscal 2017 financial results show how CEO Rami Rahim's plans are working out......»»

Category: networkSource:  enterprisenetworkingplanetRelated News11 hr. 42 min. ago

The average ransomware payment has skyrocketed to over $1,000, as malware writers demand more

The hackers spreading ransomware are getting greedier. In 2016, the average ransom demand to free computers hit with the infection rose to $1,077, up from $294 the year before, according to security firm Symantec.“Attackers clearly think that th.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News11 hr. 43 min. ago