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Technologies That Secure the Home, WiFi and More Debut at CES 2018 SLIDESHOW

Amid the avalanche of new TVs, connected cars and voice-powered devices, a number of new security technologies were announced at CES 2018.
Meltdown Spectre

Intel CEO Addresses Meltdown and Spectre CPU Flaws at CES 2018

Apple releases patches for macOS and iOS to mitigate the Spectre security vulnerabilities as Intel continues its own patching efforts.

Microsoft Stresses Security, Responsible AI in Cloud Policy Updates

In the 2018 update to its A Cloud for Global Good policy road map, Microsoft calls attention to nation-state attackers and the growing influence of Artificial Intelligence on society.
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Microsoft Investigating Problematic Meltdown Patch on AMD PCs

Microsoft was quick to issue patches for the Meltdown and Spectre CPU flaws, but some owners of AMD-based PCs are encountering a Blue Screen of Death.
Daily Tech Briefing Jan. 8, 2018

Meltdown and Spectre Vulnerabilities Impacting Most Modern CPUs VIDEO

DAILY VIDEO: Meltdown and Spectre CPU flaws expose modern systems to risk; Google Apps Script vulnerability exposes malware risks; Google introduces preemptible GPU compute option for cloud customers; and there's more.

#eWEEKchat Jan. 10: Plowing the IoT Greenfield in 2018

Enterprises all over the map are planning--or already selling--products that fit into this burgeoning market. Let’s chat about how this will impact your company in 2018.

Cryptocurrency Mining Operations Take Aim at SSH Servers

North Korea allegedly is now mounting cryptocurrency miner operations, attackers are going after vulnerable SSH servers, and the popular Electrum cryptocurrency wallet patches a critical vulnerability.

WD Patches Backdoor Security Flaw in My Cloud NAS Devices

A security researcher discloses full details on multiple software vulnerabilities in Western Digital's My Cloud network-attached storage devices that have now been patched.

Eight Tips to Protecting Your Organization's Sensitive Data From Theft SLIDESHOW

Keeping one's critical data secure is no easy task, as evidenced by the number of data breaches that show up in the news on a regular basis. This slide show offers tips on protecting sensitive data.
Meltdown, Spectre Chip Flaws

How to Protect Your Computers From Spectre, Meltdown Vulnerabilities

NEWS ANALYSIS: For some users protecting your systems against a potential security threats from two processor design vulnerabilities will be straightforward, but for others more complicated.
Android security

Google Removes Nearly Two Dozen Malware-Laden Android Apps From Play

Up to 7.5 million users may have downloaded apps embedded with ad-serving malware dubbed LightsOut, Check Point Software said.
Daily Tech Briefing Jan. 5, 2018

Operating System Vendors Rushing Out Fixes for Intel Chip Flaw VIDEO

DAILY VIDEO: A KPTI Intel chip flaw exposes security risks; Microsoft will acquire Avere Systems for cloud HPC storage; Google Community Connectors link Data Studio to web resources; and there's more.

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