Sunday, 20 August 2017

How secure are home robots?

They have blinking lights and tend to chirp constantly. One of them can vacuum your living room carpet on a schedule. Another can play games with the kids using artificial intelligence. To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here (Insider Story) Powered by WPeMatico

DDoS attack on Dyn could have been prevented

It didn’t have to happen. Last month’s massive distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attack on Domain Name System (DNS) service provider Dyn, which used a botnet of thousands of Internet of Things (IoT) devices to disrupt dozens of major websites including Twitter, Spotify, PayPal, GitHub, CNN.com and the New York Times, could…

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Microsoft to patch Windows bug that Google revealed

Microsoft on Tuesday said it would patch a Windows vulnerability next week that Google publicly revealed just 10 days after notifying Microsoft. Microsoft also identified the attackers, asserting that they were the same who had been accused by authorities of hacking the Democratic National Committee (DNC). “All versions of Windows…

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Too Much Internet Speculation Is Ruining TV

On this week’s WIRED Culture podcast, we’re trying to figure out if too many fan theories are making TV shows less fun. The post Too Much Internet Speculation Is Ruining TV appeared first on WIRED. Powered by WPeMatico

Ongoing Use of Windows Vista, IE8 Pose Huge Enterprise Threat

A new report highlights the high number of users still operating outdated Windows operating systems and unsupported browsers. This represents a huge threat to the organizations whose users access company networks from insecure laptops and home computers within the growing adoption of BYOD policies. read more Powered by WPeMatico

CISOs Must Step Beyond Their Comfort Zones

A new survey published by Accenture shows that the twin security conundrums of increasing security breaches despite increased security spending, and high security confidence despite a high level of breaches, are both alive and well. These conclusions are drawn from a survey of more than 2,000 enterprise security practitioners across…