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Microsoft Biometric Security

Microsoft Campaign to Make Passwords Obsolete Starts at Headquarters

Most of Microsoft's employees are using Windows Hello, the company's biometric technology, to log into their PCs as the company seeks to serve as an example to all Windows PC users.
Daily Tech Briefing Dec. 28, 2017

Digmine Malware Uses End-User Systems to Mine Cryptocurrency VIDEO

DAILY VIDEO: Digmine cryptocurrency miner spreads via Facebook Messenger; moves from Drupal to WordPress in a CMS shift; and there's more.

Recognizing the Most Common DDoS Attack Vectors in an IT System

In 2018, we can expect that these attacks are only going to become more frequent and intense. Operations security (OPSEC) specialists in the know are putting this type of breach at or near the top of their priority lists.
IoT security

Security Flaws Found in Sonos Internet Connected Speakers

NEWS ANALYSIS: If devices are connected to the internet and accessible without any authentication, bad things could happen.

Digmine Malware Steals Your Computer Power to Mine Crypto-Currency

UPDATED NEWS ANALYSIS: Malware has always been about destruction, either real or threatened, as a way to accomplish the goals of its creator. But that’s changed with crypto-currency mining malware.

Boundless Server Provides Base for Enterprise GIS Ecosystem

Boundless Server features a flexible architecture that enables enterprises to reliably publish a range of data and workflows to web apps, desktop clients or mobile devices.

Digmine Cryptocurrency Miner Spreads via Facebook Messenger

There's now yet another way that hackers are getting cryptocurrency mining code running on end-user systems.

Security Vendors Continue to Attract Investors to Fund Their Efforts SLIDESHOW

A number of cyber-security vendors secured new funding in December 2017, among them cloud and IoT security vendors.
Microsoft cloud

Microsoft Hardens Windows Cloud Instances With AI-Enabled Controls

The new Adaptive Application Controls in Azure Security Center use artificial intelligence to automatically create and implement whitelists that help keep Windows instances secure.

18 Cyber-Security Trends Organizations Need to Brace for in 2018 SLIDESHOW

The next year will bring many of the same cyber-security challenges as 2017, but with some new ones as well. Eighteen security experts share their predictions for the year ahead.
Haven app

Guardian Project Debuts Haven Security App to Protect Personal Privacy

The Freedom of the Press Foundation joins with the Guardian Project to develop the Haven Android app that can help protect personal spaces by using sensors on Android devices that detect potential intruders.
Daily Tech Briefing Dec. 22, 2017

Alteryx S3 Cloud Storage Data Leak Exposes Data on 123M Americans VIDEO

DAILY VIDEO: A cloud data leak exposes information on 123 million Americans; Krzanich says Intel will focus on IoT, AI and 5G wireless for future growth; Google tells Android developers to build only 64-bit apps; and there's more.

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