Uber Ignored Legal Requirements, Paid Hush Money to Hackers Wed, 22 Nov 2017 06:53:00 -0800
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NEWS ANALYSIS: The breach itself was bad enough, but it’s been compounded by the fact that Uber attempted to hide the event from customers and regulators. In fact, Reuters is reporting the company paid the hackers $100,000 in hush money to erase the data they took. Microsoft Bing Delivers More 'Bird's Eye' Views of Points of Interests Wed, 22 Nov 2017 01:43:03 -0800
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The latest Bing updates include a new batch of Bird's Eye locations that offer travelers detailed views of major points of interest. Microsoft's Cloud Rolls Out Red Carpet for VMware Workloads Wed, 22 Nov 2017 01:39:29 -0800
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The soon-to-be released Azure Migrate service will guide VMware users on how to quickly and cost-effectively move their workloads to Microsoft's cloud. Dome9 Debuts Magellan for Context-Aware Cloud Security Wed, 22 Nov 2017 09:16:00 -0800
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Dome9 makes use of Amazon cloud serverless technologies including Kinesis and Athena to deliver a security capability to help detect advanced cloud threats. Insider Attacks a Real Threat in Enterprises, Survey Finds Wed, 22 Nov 2017 09:04:05 -0800
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DAILY VIDEO: Research finds that half of enterprises suffered insider attacks in the last 12 months; Volvo and Uber agree to provide tens of thousands of autonomous cars; North Korea-backed Lazarus Group takes aim at Android security; and there's more. Uber Admits It Hid Massive Data Breach of 57M Users and Drivers Wed, 22 Nov 2017 06:57:00 -0800
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The ride-sharing company was breached in 2016, with Uber executives paying off hackers to keep the attack out of the public eye. How Good Collaboration Software Can Help Erase Shadow IT Wed, 22 Nov 2017 05:14:30 -0800
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Employees will turn to risky shadow IT solutions if their collaboration technology isn’t easy to use. The right collaboration technology will balance security with ease of use. Top 10 Gadgets to Help You Get Your Geek On This Holiday Season Wed, 22 Nov 2017 05:08:27 -0800
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The recent GetGeeked event showcased a number of innovative products that could be perfect gifts for the techie in your life. Here are our top 10 picks. Google Downplays Report On Android Location Data Collection Tue, 21 Nov 2017 08:29:00 -0800
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Company says data was collected as part of a heartbeat function to maintain connectivity but never actually used. How FCC Plans to Reverse Title II Action in December Tue, 21 Nov 2017 04:12:00 -0800
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NEWS ANALYSIS: The FCC’s plans regarding net neutrality, set to be revealed in detail on Nov. 22, aren’t going to end net neutrality. What the FCC is planning to do is reverse the 2014 decision that placed the internet under Title II of the Communications Act. HTC, Huawei Offering Numerous Black Friday Smartphone Deals Tue, 21 Nov 2017 03:52:00 -0800
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The HTC deals, including $400 off the HTC Bolt, are also good through Cyber Monday on Nov. 27. Microsoft Warns of Late-Year Spike in Office Threats Tue, 21 Nov 2017 02:11:45 -0800
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Online attackers are using recent Office exploits and increasingly sophisticated methods to infect PCs, warns the software giant. AT&T to Fight U.S. Opposition to Its Proposed Merger With Time Warner Tue, 21 Nov 2017 01:47:20 -0800
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AT&T is not going away quietly and is taking on the Department of Justice directly in an escalating battle about its proposed merger with Time Warner, say analysts. Microsoft, Box Partner on Cloud Content Management and Collaboration Tue, 21 Nov 2017 01:22:07 -0800
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The latest collaboration brings Box's content management capabilities to Microsoft's cloud productivity and collaboration ecosystem. AWS Secret Region Debuts as a Cloud for U.S. Intelligence Community Tue, 21 Nov 2017 09:56:00 -0800
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The new cloud region expands availability for the U.S. Intelligence Community by providing access for secret-level clearance usage. China Delaying Release of Critical Vulnerability Reports, Analysis Finds Tue, 21 Nov 2017 08:36:51 -0800
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DAILY VIDEO: Data shows China likely delaying vulnerability reports to help attacks; Workday HCM will modernize HR portals with a smarter employee experience; Google announces an enterprise version of its Dialogflow chatbot API; and there's more. Intel Patches Management Engine for Critical Vulnerabilities Tue, 21 Nov 2017 08:06:41 -0800
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Security researchers discover flaws in Intel's Management Engine that could enable attackers to run unsigned code. Galaxy S9: How Samsung Will Improve on Its Flagship Handset Line Tue, 21 Nov 2017 07:36:35 -0800
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Samsung is planning a number of tweaks and additions to improve on its already popular Galaxy line next year. eWEEK looks at 10 rumors about the Galaxy S9. Volvo, Uber Agree to Provide Tens of Thousands of Autonomous Cars Mon, 20 Nov 2017 04:19:00 -0800
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Uber embarks on first major effort to offer self-driving cars in its ride-hailing service using the Volvo XC-90 SUV as the platform for the technology. CIOs Cite Company Culture as Top Barrier to Technology Innovation Mon, 20 Nov 2017 03:01:00 -0800
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A Logicalis survey indicates that CIOs feel that their existing company culture keeps their organization from emerging as a "digital innovator." Microsoft Adding New HDR and On-Screen Input Options to Windows 10 Mon, 20 Nov 2017 01:51:00 -0800
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Windows Insiders can now try out the operating system's new HDR settings for non-HDR content along with new on-screen handwriting features. Microsoft Releases Money-Saving Azure Reserved Virtual Machine Instances Mon, 20 Nov 2017 01:46:29 -0800
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With some advanced planning, the new pricing option can help Microsoft's corporate cloud users save some money compared to on-demand services. Research: Half of Enterprises Suffered Insider Attacks in Last 12 Months Mon, 20 Nov 2017 12:54:00 -0800
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Survey is based on a comprehensive online survey of 472 cybersecurity professionals, which provides deep insight into current security trends. Google Adding Labels to Stories to Distinguish What's Credible Content Mon, 20 Nov 2017 10:28:41 -0800
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DAILY VIDEO: Google readies "trust labels" to bolster confidence in news sources; attacks exploit Microsoft Dynamic Data Exchange protocol; Cisco reveals a $1 billion program for smart cities infrastructure; and there's more. Consumers Want IoT Toys Regardless of Security, Survey Finds Mon, 20 Nov 2017 07:32:52 -0800
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As the holiday shopping season gets underway, many consumers will pick up new internet of things devices, even though many of those devices might represent security risks. HP, Lenovo Hold Top Spots in Q3 Report on Most Popular Notebook Brands Mon, 20 Nov 2017 07:13:44 -0800
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While PC sales in general remain in the doldrums, market research firm TrendForce reported that notebook sales were fairly lively for the likes of HP, Lenovo and Dell. North Korea-Backed Lazarus Group Takes Aim at Android Security Mon, 20 Nov 2017 04:00:00 -0800
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McAfee discovers new mobile malware that is linked to the same group that was behind the attack on Sony Pictures and the recent WannaCry ransomware worm. Microsoft 'Connects' With Open Source Databricks, Cassandra, MariaDB Fri, 17 Nov 2017 07:00:00 -0800
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At Connect 2017, Microsoft embraced Databricks, Cassandra and other open-source projects, hoping to become the go-to cloud provider for enterprise developers. Five Steps to Keep North Korean Hackers Out of Your Network Fri, 17 Nov 2017 06:45:00 -0800
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NEWS ANALYSIS: You can’t prevent all attempts to penetrate your enterprise security, but you can impede the attackers and you can keep them from getting the data they want. Workday HCM to Modernize HR Portals With Smarter Employee Experience Fri, 17 Nov 2017 03:40:00 -0800
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The company's employee-facing Human Capital Management application is set to gain new intelligent capabilities next year.