Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/moneytaker-apt-steals-millions-from-us-uk-russian-banks/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Researchers say the cyberattackers have been able to steal potentially millions of dollars in the past two years alone.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/that-creepy-netflix-tweet-raises-serious-privacy-questions/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Netflix’s ability to extrapolate detailed and specific viewing habits from its vast data set leaves troubling questions about its employees’ access to personal customer information.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/new-spider-ransomware-threatens-to-delete-all-your-files-if-you-dont-pay-within-96-hours/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Attackers behind new ransomware campaign are offering a “really easy” tutorial video in order to ensure they make money from their criminal activities.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/google-project-zero-tpf0-exploit-whets-appetite-for-ios-11-jailbreak/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Google’s Project Zero releases exploit that offers hope for an iOS 11 jailbreak.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/ransomwares-bitcoin-problem-how-price-surge-means-a-headache-for-crooks/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Ransomware authors are profiting from the rise of the cryptocurrency — but it’s also bringing some unexpected problems for them and other dark web operators.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/only-us-tops-australia-in-asia-pacific-cyber-maturity-aspi/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 The region’s preparedness to ward off cyber attacks and fight cybercrime is growing, but so are the threats, according to a new report from one of Australia’s leading think tanks.
Full Article : ZDNet – Linux – http://www.zdnet.com/article/mint-18-3-the-best-linux-desktop-takes-big-steps-forward/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Linux Mint isn’t just the best Linux desktop, it’s the best desktop, period.
Full Article : Datamation – https://www.datamation.com/cloud-computing/hpc-storage-grows-cloudier-flashier.html Organizations are turning to cloud and flash storage solutions as their HPC workloads grow.
Full Article : Datamation – https://www.datamation.com/cloud-computing/slideshows/nine-cloud-computing-predictions-for-2018.html Where is the cloud computing and the cloud market and industry headed? We peer into the crystal ball for 2018.
Full Article : Datamation – https://www.datamation.com/cloud-computing/will-data-center-consolidation-lead-to-higher-cloud-prices.html All the merger and acquisition activity in the data center market has some worried about cloud computing costs.
Full Article : ZDNet – Linux – http://www.zdnet.com/article/diy-it-top-10-how-to-articles-of-2017/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 We publish a lot of how-to articles here on ZDNet, especially in the DIY-IT column hosted by David Gewirtz. To wrap up our year, David takes you through ten of the most popular how-tos from 2017. Happy New Year, folks!
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/gchqs-cybersecurity-accelerator-just-opened-its-door-to-nine-new-start-ups/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 GCHQ has showcased the nine startups chosen to help protect the UK from the cyber-attacks of the future.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/these-five-programming-languages-have-flaws-that-expose-apps-to-attack/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Securely-developed apps may be at risk due to security issues in popular interpreted programming languages.
Full Article : ZDNet – Linux – http://www.zdnet.com/article/hands-on-logitech-mx-ergo-wireless-trackball/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 I’ve been waiting a long time for a new trackball from Logitech. Finally, my patience has been rewarded with the release of the MX Ergo Wireless Trackball.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/bangladesh-minister-we-want-to-wipe-out-philippines-bank-after-80m-heist/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 The finance minister said he wants to “wipe out Rizal Bank from Earth” due to the cyberattack.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/keylogger-uncovered-on-hundreds-of-hp-pcs/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 For the second time this year, HP has been forced to issue an emergency fix for pre-installed keylogger software.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/symantec-says-biometrics-isnt-the-answer-for-protecting-against-financial-fraud/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 With Australians to soon transfer money in near real-time, banks will need to up their fraud detection capabilities, but Symantec’s local CTO has said biometrics isn’t the way to do that.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/pictures/biggest-tech-fails-of-2017/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 From the tech giants that let fake news run amok, to the ridesharing company that had an Uber-bad run, these were the year’s most notable disappointments.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/techs-leaps-limps-and-likes-the-7-trends-that-defined-2017/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 ZDNet’s top editors from across the globe postulate on a year that the technology industry lost some luster, but kept rolling out new disruptions anyway.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/google-pauses-crackdown-of-accessibility-api-apps/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Google is giving developers another 30 days to help it consider “responsible and innovative uses of accessibility services.”
Full Article : Datamation – https://www.datamation.com/networks/iot-spending-on-track-to-hit-772-billion-in-2018.html The market for Internet of Things solutions is growing fast and on its way to crossing the $1 trillion mark in 2020, according to an IDC forecast.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/amazon-launches-single-sign-on-service-for-aws-cloud/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 AWS SSO will let users manage access to multiple AWS accounts and applications using their existing corporate credentials.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/google-lifts-lid-on-fbi-data-requests-now-you-can-read-actual-letters-online/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Google publishes all the National Security Letters on its Transparency Report that it’s been cleared to disclose.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/this-ransomware-asks-victims-to-name-their-own-price-to-get-their-files-back/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Attackers behind this form of file-encrypting malware – which has similarities with Locky – think that if the victim can set their own price, they’re more likely to pay.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/windows-10-uks-gchq-found-out-how-to-hack-windows-defender-to-own-your-pc/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 And it didn’t keep the vulnerability to itself.