Windows 10 Spring Creators Update Build 17115 ISO images available now

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/03/13/windows-10-spring-creators-update-build-17115-iso-images-available-now/ There are a fair number of new features and improvements to look forward to in the forthcoming Spring Creators Update for Windows 10, most notably the new Timeline feature, … Read more

Microsoft releases Windows 10 Spring Creators Update Build 17120 to the Fast ring

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/03/13/windows-10-spring-creators-update-build-17120/ The next big feature update of Windows 10 — widely expected to the called the Spring Creators Update — is due out next month. Microsoft is hard at work … Read more

Critical vulnerability found in Windows Remote Desktop Protocol

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/03/13/critical-windows-remote-desktop-vulnerability/ Researchers at threat prevention specialist Preempt have discovered a flaw in Credential Security Support Provider protocol (CredSSP), which is used by Remote Desktop and WinRM in their authentication processes. … Read more

IMF chief wants to regulate the ‘dark side of the crypto world’ with blockchain and AI

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/03/13/imf-cryptocurrency-regulation/ Christine Lagarde, the head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), has said that the blockchain technology behind cryptocurrencies could also be used to regulate them. She suggests that the … Read more

Firefox Quantum 59 boosts page loading times, adds options for blocking intrusive website requests

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/03/13/firefox-quantum-59-boosts-page-loading-times-adds-options-for-blocking-intrusive-website-requests/ Mozilla has released Firefox Quantum 59.0 for desktop, along with Firefox for Android 59.0 rolling out imminently. The new version continues to refine performance with the promise of faster … Read more

70 percent of companies would fail an access control audit

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/03/13/companies-fail-access-control-audit/ A new study into privileged access management from account protection specialist Thycotic shows that while over 60 percent of organizations must satisfy regulatory compliance requirements surrounding privilege credential access, … Read more

American Civil Liberties Union lawsuit complains about TSA searches of phones and laptops

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/03/13/aclu-tsa-searches-lawsuit/ The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has filed a lawsuit against the TSA, asking for details to be released about the policies governing searches carried out on phones and … Read more

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance offers $250,000 bounty for hacker information

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/03/13/binance-cryptocurrency-exchange-hacking-bounty/ A week ago, cryptocurrency exchange Binance was the victim of a hacking attempt. While the attempt on March 7 is described as “not successful,” Binance is still eager to … Read more

Trump blocks Broadcom’s takeover of Qualcomm, citing national security

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/03/13/trump-blocks-broadcom-qualcomm-takeover/ Donald Trump has signed an executive order that blocks Broadcom from buying Qualcomm. The takeover has been talked about for a number of months, but now the president — … Read more