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Making Sense of Big Data

Data is your business’s most precious commodity. Finding value and actionable insight in Big Data are vital components of all…

9 months ago

Identity In the Blockchain Era: How We Get There

Okta's Frederic Kerrest explains the potential of Blockchain for identity services and the obstacles that must be overcome

3 years ago

Pwn2Own 2018 Expands Targets And Raises Prize Pool To $2M

For first time at Pwn2Own, researchers will take aim at Oracle's VirtualBox, as well as the open-source Nginx web server…

3 years ago

Microsoft, Malwarebytes Spectre Fixes Contrast With Intel’s Efforts

ANALYSIS: Updates from two vendors caused problems this month , but the difference in how they were handled was remarkable

3 years ago

Google Ads Targeted By Cryptomining Malvertising Attack

Google DoubleClick advertising network serves up ads that mine for cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin

3 years ago

Facebook Gives Users Greater Privacy Controls Ahead Of GDPR

Facebook to provide new privacy tools and information as 'largest ever' team aims to ensure company is complaint with GDPR

3 years ago

IoT Security Is A Concern For Silicon Readers

Nine in ten Silicon readers are worried about IoT security. Do you agree?

3 years ago

Cisco Acquires Skyport As Cyber-Security Investments Continue

ANALYSIS: January continues to be a month of cyber-security startup acquisitions, as Cisco, Facebook, Amazon and Sumo Logic announce new…

3 years ago

Intel: Stop Installing Meltdown & Spectre Patches Now

Intel says it is working on new Meltdown and Spectre patches that should solve ongoing problems

3 years ago

Conditions Favorable To Make 2018 A Big Year For Security Buyouts

ANALYSIS: The new year has started off with a flurry of acquisition activity in the cyber-security space that is likely…

3 years ago

Apple Faces Meltdown & Spectre Class Action Lawsuit

Class action lawsuit alleges that Apple hasn't done enough to secure its products, which are not fit for purpose as…

3 years ago

Fake Meltdown & Spectre Websites Target Users With Fake Patches

Meltdown and Spectre patch issues continue with scammers now getting in on the act

3 years ago

Questions Arise About Effectiveness of Meltdown, Spectre Fixes, Advice

ANALYSIS: Confusing array of CPU and OS patches raise the question of whether side effects caused worse thanthreats posed by…

3 years ago

How To Fix Windows Registry Issues That Halt Microsoft Security Updates

ANALYSIS: Microsoft is halting all security updates on Windows systems with badly-behaved antivirus products. But you can fix this problem

3 years ago

ICO Dishes £400,000 Fine To Carphone Warehouse For 2015 Data Breach

ICO investigation finds multiple failings that led to 2015 breach which saw 3m customers and employees data exposed

3 years ago

CES 2018: Intel CEO Promises Meltdown & Spectre Fixes Within A Week

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich tells CES that he is grateful for industry cooperation and will release fixes soon as Apple…

3 years ago

How To Protect Your Computers From Spectre, Meltdown Vulnerabilities

ANALYSIS: For some users protecting your systems against Spectre and Meltdown will be straightforward, but for others more complicated

3 years ago

Meltdown & Spectre: Intel Faces Class-Action Lawsuits

Intel faces legal action over industry-wide chip vulnerabilities

3 years ago

Meltdown & Spectre: Apple Confirms All Macs & iPhones Are Vulnerable To Chip Bug

Apple releases mitigations for Mac, iPhone and iPad and says a Safari fix is incoming as Meltdown and Spectre continue…

3 years ago

Login Managers Exploited By Third-Party Scripts To Capture User Emails

Hidden scripts are capturing user email addresses from browsers' login or password managers

3 years ago

Data Breaches Shook Faith In Government, Ruined IT Careers in 2017

ANALYSIS: Massive data breaches destroyed people's faith while it ruined the careers of senior IT executives anda reputations of giant…

3 years ago

Police Want To Use Amazon Echo To Solve Crimes

Lancashire Police are seeing how people could submit evidence and receive information about crimes using Amazon Echo

3 years ago

IT LIFE: Nico Fischbach, Forcepoint CTO

Forcepoint's Global CTO Nico Fischbach discusses the future of security, his networking background and why he might open a restaurant

3 years ago

Newly Discovered Android Malware Physically Wrecks Phones

The Loapi malware, which poses as adult or security apps, runs processor-intensive scams that can cause a phone to overheat…

3 years ago

TRITON Attack Targeted Critical Infrastructure, Security Firm Says

FireEye warns that a nation-state appears to be infiltrating critical-infrastructure sites and developing ways to cause physical damage

3 years ago

Schools Are ‘Vulnerable’ To Heating Hacks

Building management system controllers connected to the Internet are a new source of vulnerability

3 years ago

1998 Vintage Cryptography Vulnerability Known As ROBOT Re-Emerges

The Cryptography vulnerability first detailed in 1998, still has the potential to impact modern websites

3 years ago

US Law Bans Kaspersky Security Products From Government Systems

US government passes law that bans government agencies from using Kaspersky Lab security tools

3 years ago

How Facebook Users Can Thwart Imposters Who Spoof Their Identities

ANALYSIS: Scammers are spoofing the Facebook user's account names to engage in phony Messenger conversations to phish for information. Here's…

3 years ago