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Category: Security


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime, Security, Tech

New AI technology used by UK government to fight extremist content

February 14, 2018

Via: Naked Security

The UK Home Office on Monday unveiled a £600,000 artificial intelligence (AI) tool to automatically detect terrorist content. The Home Office cited tests that show the new tool can automatically detect 94% of Daesh propaganda with 99.995% accuracy. That accuracy […]


Hacker, Privacy protection, Security, Tech

How safe are you around your smart TV?

February 14, 2018

Via: We Live Security

The times when all that our TV sets could do was show us ‘regular’ TV stations are now over. These days, such ‘old-school’ television sets are increasingly being replaced with their ‘smart’ successors, which we can use for streaming video […]


Privacy protection, Security, Tech

Blockchain Hardened devices: Can they restore privacy with security by design?

February 14, 2018

Via: We Live Security

Regardless of your favorite or most hated device due to security concerns, the technologists behind them and the software they use, should share a key concern: “Security by design (and by default)”. While a strong line of prose, Security by […]


Privacy protection, Security

Facebook’s privacy settings are illegal, says court

February 13, 2018

Via: Naked Security

Facebook tucks default privacy settings away where you have to go dig for them – not exactly what you’d consider a way to get informed consent, the Berlin Regional Court in Germany has decided. And what’s up with that real-name […]


Network security, Privacy protection, Security

Protect your Privacy with Bitdefender VPN

February 13, 2018

Via: Hot for Security

A Virtual Private Network – also known as a VPN – is a group of computers linked together over the internet. This basically allows someone who’s connected to the internet, from anywhere in the world, to access a network that’s […]


Cloud security, Security

Cloud security configuration errors put data at risk; new tools can help

January 29, 2018

Via: CSO Online

Last fall, a security researcher discovered four Amazon S3 storage buckets with highly sensitive data such as client credentials and a backup database containing 40,000 passwords. Accenture had accidentally set the buckets to allow public access, and all the information […]


Application security, Security, Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

On Saturday Malwarebytes delivered a buggy update that caused excessive memory usage and crashes.

January 29, 2018

Via: Security Affairs

On Saturday Malwarebytes issued a buggy update to its home and enterprise products that caused serious problems for the users, including excessive memory usage, connectivity issues, and in some cases system crashes. A buggy update rolled out over the weekend […]


Access control, Security

The end of Net Neutrality: the sky is not falling

January 5, 2018

Via: CIO

There was much ado in the media and political world recently about the Federal Communications Commission’s 3-2 vote to end the Obama administration’s two-year-old policy of “Net Neutrality” – that Internet service providers must enable access to all content and […]


Network security, Security

Enterprise endpoint protection failures will continue until accountability increases

January 5, 2018

Via: CSO Online

There is a great need for sweeping changes, more so than most know. The Cyber War continues to heat up and no enterprise is left on the sideline. Smaller business are being left for dead, successful ransomware attacks are driving […]


Access control, Security

Behavioral biometrics will replace passwords by 2022

January 4, 2018

Via: Hot for Security

In just a few years, we can all safely forget those cumbersome passwords we use to secure and unlock our devices. And we will be able to thank on-device artificial intelligence (AI) for easing the strain on our memory, according […]