Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/snoopers-charter-government-forced-to-backtrack-on-data-access/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 The UK’s controversial mass surveillance legislation will have to be tweaked to comply with EU law, but critics say the changes don’t go far enough.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/hacking-back-is-a-terrible-idea-but-some-companies-are-still-keen-to-try-it/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 It’s tempting to take revenge on hackers, but the downsides far outweigh any benefits.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/hackers-are-testing-out-this-updated-banking-malware-with-added-stealthy-attacks/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 New version of trojan malware can trick users into entering their credentials into a fake version of a bank’s website.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/national-credit-federation-leaked-us-citizen-data-through-unsecured-aws-bucket/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Tens of thousands of customers of the credit repair service are believed to be affected.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/europol-smashes-global-atm-skimmer-ring/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Operation Neptune has cracked down on ATM skimming crime across Europe and beyond.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/qualys-snaps-up-netwatcher-security-assets/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 The acquisition is intended as a way to augment Qualys cloud security solutions.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/former-telstra-ciso-burgess-to-take-helm-of-asd/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has appointed Mike Burgess as the next director-general of the Australian Signals Directorate.
Full Article : Datamation – https://www.datamation.com/events/the-power-of-machine-learning.html Jeff Erhardt, GE Digital’s VP of Intelligent Systems, talks about the issues and challenges of Machine Learning, and how businesses can make use of the emerging technology.
Full Article : Datamation – https://www.datamation.com/cloud-computing/aws-debuts-new-ai-camera-and-cloud-services-for-developers.html When it ships in April 2018, AWS DeepLens will help developers build AI applications using the world at large as a testbed.
Full Article : Datamation – https://www.datamation.com/open-source/how-open-source-will-enable-smart-cities.html Developers of smart city technology will have no choice but to turn to open source if they want to keep up with the demand.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/enterprise-phishing-attacks-surge-but-resiliency-is-on-the-rise/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 We are getting better at detecting phishing campaigns, but fraudsters are improving, too.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/windows-security-new-bsod-scam-emerges-from-fake-tech-support-swamp/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Scam uploads shot of victim’s screen and tries to sell ‘Windows Defender Essentials’ for $25 via PayPal.
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 today.
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.