Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/you-can-still-buy-hard-drives-full-of-other-peoples-data-but-ssds-are-less-risky/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Kroll Ontrack bought hard drives and SSDs on eBay and found almost half still had business and personal data on them.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/new-web-browsing-security-tool-arrives-dns-over-tls/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Tenta DNS, an open-source DNS over TLS resolver, will help preserve users’ privacy after the fall of net neutrality.
Full Article : Datamation – https://www.datamation.com/mobile-wireless/phablets-becoming-the-preferred-smartphone-form-factor.html Consumers are snapping up large-screen smartphones and vendors are happy to oblige, according to a new IDC forecast.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/simple-security-step-by-step-guide/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 This simple advice will help to protect you against hackers and government surveillance.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/flagship-smartphones-specs-benchmarks-and-prices-for-iphone-samsung-huawei-and-more/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Updated to include OnePlus 5T, BlackBerry Motion and HTC U11+ specs. Here’s how the top end of the smartphone market looks at the moment.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/apple-fixes-macos-password-flaw/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 The security update is rolling out now in the Mac App Store and will be automatically installed on all Macs running the latest macOS by some time … Read more
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/shipping-firm-warns-that-hackers-may-leak-confidential-information/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Global shipbroker says it fell victim to a cyber security incident and is contacting those who might have had their information stolen by attackers.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/amazon-adds-security-monitoring-and-threat-defence-with-guardduty/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Powered by machine learning, Amazon GuardDuty analyses public and AWS-generated events to notify users of anomalies and offer remediation advice.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/eugene-kaspersky-we-would-quit-moscow-if-russia-asked-us-to-spy/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Kaspersky Lab founder hits back at espionage claims.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/ragtime-program-appear-in-nsa-leaked-files/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Several more variants of Ragtime appear in recently leaked documents.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/this-giant-cyberwar-game-pits-defenders-against-malware-hybrid-and-mobile-attacks/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 The Cyber Coalition exercise is the biggest held by NATO.
Full Article : ZDNet – Linux – http://www.zdnet.com/article/from-linux-to-cloud-why-red-hat-matters-for-every-enterprise/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Today, Red Hat dominates enterprise Linux. Tomorrow, it wants to rule the cloud. Don’t bet against it.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/cia-to-continue-cloud-push-in-the-name-of-national-security/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 The intelligence agency’s director of digital futures has touted the partnership with AWS as one providing a ‘game-changing’ environment for the CIA to perform like a Silicon … Read more
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/stupid-stupid-macos-security-flaw/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 UPDATED: The latest version of macOS includes a mindlessly simple, one-step way to take over any Mac.
Full Article : Datamation – https://www.datamation.com/open-source/linux-successes-and-failures-in-2017.html Some of Linux’s challenges are legacy, while Linux’s successes tend to be in newer, emerging sectors.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/nsa-leak-inscom-exposes-red-disk-intelligence-system/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 The leak marks at least the fifth exposure of NSA-related data in as many years.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-says-aslr-behavior-in-windows-10-is-a-feature-not-a-bug/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 After a prominent security analyst criticized the implementation of a Windows 10 security feature, Microsoft fired back. That behavior is “by design,” says Redmond. Here’s the full … Read more
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/google-torches-this-nasty-tizi-android-spyware-it-found-on-play-store/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Google tackles a harmful Android spyware app that could root devices with old vulnerabilities.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/hackers-are-exploiting-microsoft-word-vulnerability-to-take-control-of-pcs/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Colbalt malware uses legitimate penetration tools to gain access to large swathes of infected systems — but a patch is available.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/snoopers-beware-googles-ai-can-now-spot-shoulder-surfers-peeking-at-your-screen/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Google researchers develop a fast way to alert you to a stranger spying over your shoulder.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/internet-censorship-its-on-the-rise-and-silicon-valley-is-helping-it-happen/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Instead of opposing the internet barriers raised by the world’s authoritarian regimes, Silicon Valley is playing along.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/us-indicts-chinese-hackers-for-corporate-espionage/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 The three Chinese nationals are accused of infiltrating US firms to steal trade secrets.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/ombudsman-finds-australian-federal-police-unaware-of-journalist-metadata-requirements/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 The Ombudsman’s report has said AFP officers did not ‘fully appreciate their responsibilities’ when using metadata powers.
Full Article : ZDNet – Linux – http://www.zdnet.com/article/long-term-linux-support-future-clarified/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Long-term support Linux version 4.4 will get six years of life, but that doesn’t mean other LTS editions will last so long.