U.S. Indicts 13 Russians in Plot to Influence 2016 Election Campaign Fri, 16 Feb 2018 06:30:00 -0800
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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 to Acquire LogMeIn's Xively IoT Management Platform Fri, 16 Feb 2018 03:45:00 -0800
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The Xively acquisition will give Google access to deep internet of things engineering expertise and technology, company says. Researchers Show Docker Containers at Risk for Crypto-Currency Attacks Fri, 16 Feb 2018 03:10:00 -0800
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NEWS ANALYSIS: Security researchers observe an attack in progress to learn how cyber-attackers insert crypto-currency mining malware into Docker containers. Visual Studio Code Added to Anaconda Python Distro for Data Scientists Fri, 16 Feb 2018 02:00:00 -0800
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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 Fri, 16 Feb 2018 01:06:05 -0800
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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. Qualcomm Introduces Speedy Snapdragon X24 LTE Modem for Mobile Devices Fri, 16 Feb 2018 01:00:00 -0800
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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. FedEx Customer Data Left Publicly Exposed on Cloud Storage Server Fri, 16 Feb 2018 11:01:00 -0800
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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. U.S. Formally Accuses Russia of Launching NotPetya Ransomware Attack Fri, 16 Feb 2018 08:40:00 -0800
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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 hundred of millions in damages. IT Risk Assessments Suffer From Lack of Automation, Planning: KPMG Fri, 16 Feb 2018 08:27:43 -0800
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In assessing IT risks, a “reactive and siloed” approach—along with a lack of analytics and automation—is holding organizations back. Spam Volume Down, Phishing Attacks Up in 2017, Kaspersky Lab Finds Fri, 16 Feb 2018 08:27:18 -0800
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In a good news, bad news report, Kaspersky Lab reports on the state of email spam and phishing in 2017 compared with 2016. Watch Now: Learn to Build Secure, Distributed MongoDB Apps with Azure Fri, 16 Feb 2018 07:14:01 -0800
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You can use existing code, applications, drivers, and tools for MongoDB to work with Azure Cosmos DB, allowing you to benefit from the fully managed and scalable Azure database, while continuing to use familiar skills and tools for MongoDB. 10 Online Security Measures Everyone Should Implement in 2018 Fri, 16 Feb 2018 05:00:00 -0800
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Password managers, regular credit checks, credit freezes, device updates, encrypted email are just a few of the measures computer people can use to protect their data and privacy. Qualcomm Offers Previews of Its 5G Chipsets, Services Thu, 15 Feb 2018 05:45:00 -0800
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At an international press event, the company offered insights into early-stage use cases for 5G chips, chipsets and modems; revealed an international group of 18 telecom partners who are updating their systems in anticipation of the new hardware; and previewed a new set of 5G wireless services. Google Introduces New High Performance VM Option for Cloud Customers Thu, 15 Feb 2018 05:40:00 -0800
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Google’s New cloud virtual machines can support 96 virtual CPUs and up to 624 GB of memory to run large-scale applications. Box Introduces New Software, Professional Services to Handle GDPR Thu, 15 Feb 2018 04:12:00 -0800
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Some of these regulatory issues, especially involving large multinational corporations, can’t all be solved by simple clicks of software, so Box has an additional option: new professional services. New Juniper Switches, Software Smooth Enterprise Path to the Cloud Thu, 15 Feb 2018 01:59:00 -0800
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The company is rolling out new network switches, software and services that provide automation and security for multi-cloud environments. Windows 10 Pro for Workstations to Get 'Ultimate Performance' Boost Thu, 15 Feb 2018 12:10:00 -0800
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A new "Ultimate Performance" power management option will help users eke more power out of their top-notch PC hardware. Over $100K Awarded in Latest Hack the Air Force 2.0 Bug Bounty Effort Thu, 15 Feb 2018 11:42:00 -0800
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The U.S. Air Force conducted a 20-day bug bounty challenge in which 106 vulnerabilities were disclosed and patched. With Windows Spring Update, Microsoft Pushing More Secure Login Methods Thu, 15 Feb 2018 11:00:00 -0800
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DAILY VIDEO: Windows 10 spring update to encourage adoption of biometric security; Microsoft to extend Windows Defender ATP support to Windows 7 and 8.1; Deepfence emerges from stealth with a container security platform; and there's more. Google Chrome Browser to Start Blocking Bad-Mannered Web Advertising Thu, 15 Feb 2018 08:50:00 -0800
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NEWS ANALYSIS: The Chrome browser for desktop and mobile devices will be adjusted to block ill-behaving ads while allowing users who want ads to get them. New Features Will Find Their Way Into Android P and iOS 12 Thu, 15 Feb 2018 07:42:00 -0800
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Industry reports say that Apple will focus on improving performance and stability in iOS 12, while Google is working to tune Android P to work with the latest mobile devices, particularly smartphones with curved screens. Veritas Snapshot-Based CloudPoint Optimized for Azure, Google Clouds Wed, 14 Feb 2018 10:00:00 -0800
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CloudPoint 2.0 features new-generation snapshot management and orchestration technology that uses Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud native snapshots. Qualcomm Unveils Fast Snapdragon X24 LTE Modem for Mobile Devices Wed, 14 Feb 2018 05:25:00 -0800
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Qualcomm’s Snapdragon X24 LTE modem, which will be available in devices later in 2018, supports speeds up to 2 Gbps. SAP Unveils Fraud-Fighting Business Integrity Screening App Wed, 14 Feb 2018 04:35:00 -0800
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SAP is making it easier for law-abiding enterprises to comply with business regulations and avoid fraud with its new Business Integrity Screening application. How ZeroFox Protects Enterprise Social Media From Cyber-Attackers Wed, 14 Feb 2018 01:16:00 -0800
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VIDEO: Evan Blair Co-Founder of ZeroFoX discusses the social media threats that face enterprises and explains why 280 characters is a good thing for Twitter security. New Arm Chip Handles Machine Learning Workloads on Mobile Devices Wed, 14 Feb 2018 01:15:00 -0800
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Arm’s new Project Trillium platform includes special processors for mobile devices to efficiently run machine learning, artificial intelligence and object-detection workloads. Microsoft Previews Windows Server 17093, Project Honolulu 1802 Wed, 14 Feb 2018 01:12:00 -0800
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The latest Windows Server preview build arrives deprived of new features, but Project Honolulu picks up the slack. How to Select the Right Cloud Storage for Your Company Wed, 14 Feb 2018 10:13:00 -0800
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With so many cloud storage choices, picking the best solution is a daunting task. Here are eight tips to help determine if a cloud service is right for your organization. U.S. Government Sites Among Thousands Infected by Cryptocurrency Miner Wed, 14 Feb 2018 10:05:00 -0800
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DAILY VIDEO: A cryptocurrency miner hits thousands of sites via an accessibility script; Valentine's Day fuels a spike in dating spam, IBM reports; Microsoft System Center gets its first semi-annual release; and there's more. #eWEEKchat Feb. 14: App Economy or API Economy: Which Will Prevail? Wed, 14 Feb 2018 08:45:00 -0800
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Please join us Feb. 14 for a timely #eWEEKchat about new-generation application and platform development.