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Tech Talk: Machine learning and AI deciphered

Breaking through the hype around machine learning and artificial intelligence, our panel of Ken Mingis, Michael Simon and Serdar Yegulalp talk through the definitions and implications of the technology.

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Half a billion smart devices vulnerable to decade-old DNS rebinding attacks

Researchers warned that 496 million smart devices used by enterprises are vulnerable to DNS rebinding attacks.

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6 essential elements of edge computing security

Edge computing is fast becoming a new cybersecurity “front line” as users overlook security in their rush to get data and services deployed. Do you have a plan for patrolling the edge?

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8 steps to secure unmanaged devices in the enterprise

As more and more exploitable endpoints find their way onto our networks we need to act to secure them. This article will highlight practical strategies to help you secure IoT, mobile and other devices that require attention.

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Walmart teamed up with Microsoft to take on their rival Amazon

Walmart, Amazon’s largest retail rival, inked a five-year agreement to use Amazon Web Services rival Azure as well as other Microsoft AI and machine learning projects.


IoT search engine ZoomEye cached passwords for tens of thousands of Dahua DVRs

IoT search engine ZoomEye scanned and stored Dahua DVR login credentials for anyone to find. Users should update vulnerable firmware before someone hacks the device.

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Lawmakers ask FTC to investigate smart TV privacy concerns

Two senators, alarmed about the potential of smart TVs to spy on users, asked the FTC to investigate the privacy policies and practices of smart TV manufacturers.

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Staying secure as the IoT tsunami hits

The ubiquitous adoption of devices in virtually every industry is creating a massive, global security gap. Data science can help reign in the risks.

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Thieves hack Marathon gas station, steal $1,800 of gas

Hackers used a 'remote device' to steal 600 gallons of gas, valued at $1,800, from a prepaid Marathon gas pump in Detroit.


Polar fitness app exposed personal information of soldiers and spies

Reporters used the Polar fitness app's Explore API to determine GPS location data of sensitive locations, as well as names and addresses of soldiers and spies.

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5 things to know about fitness trackers and security in 2018

Activity trackers, including dedicated fitness trackers and smartwatches, can expose enterprise networks if not properly managed and connected.

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Celebrate increased privacy: Supreme Court rules against warrantless location tracking

Celebrate your Fourth Amendment rights, the Supreme Court’s ruling against warrantless location tracking, and the impact that may have on technologies in the future.

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Privacy breach: Home security camera footage sent to wrong person

Home security video from a Swann smart camera was sent to the wrong customer, enabling the person to see and hear activity of a different family.

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IoT security a concern, but most companies don't have a way to detect attacks on ICS

Industrial organizations are concerned about IoT security, with 77% believing their ICS network will suffer an attack. Yet nearly half have no measures in place to detect such an attack.

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Not hackers, but exes are remotely controlling smart devices as a form of domestic abuse

A new pattern of domestic abuse behavior has ex-spouses and ex-partners remotely controlling smart devices in victims homes.

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Decade-old attack can pwn Google Home, Chromecast, Sonos and Roku

Several IoT devices are vulnerable to DNS rebinding attacks that could allow attackers to get your geographic location, gather recon for future attacks, or remotely control the devices.

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Top 10 IT predictions: Competing in the digitized economy

Frank Gens, IDC’s senior vice president and chief analyst, presents the analyst firm's annual outlook for the next several years in IT, including the top 10 worldwide IT industry predictions and how they will impact every enterprise’s...

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Researchers disclose 7 flaws in 390 Axis IP cameras, remote attacker could take control

If an attacker were to chain three of the flaws in the Axis IP cameras, they could remotely execute shell commands with root privileges. Update your firmware now.

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