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'MouseJack' Researchers Uncover Major Wireless Keyboard Vulnerability
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark Reading
News
KeySniffer attack shows two-thirds of low-cost wireless keyboards prone to keystroke capture and malicious keystroke injection.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading, 7/26/2016
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DNC Hack Serves As Cautionary Tale For IT Pros
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Following the high-profile hack of the Democratic National Committee's computer system, cyber-security experts emphasize the importance of secure email correspondence.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/26/2016
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Enterprises Are Poorly Equipped To Handle External Cyberattacks
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Most organizations lack the tools and processes to handle external cyberattacks -- which lie outside a company's firewalls. Such attacks primarily leverage digital channels, and responsibility for monitoring these channels often falls outside traditional IT and security functions.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/26/2016
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SentinelOne Offers $1 Million Guarantee To Stop Ransomware
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark Reading
News
Jeremiah Grossman continues his crusade to make security vendors take responsibility for their own gear.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 7/26/2016
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8 iOS, Android Apps To Help Get Your Errands Done
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
For IT professionals, like others with demanding jobs, finding the time for the mundane tasks of everyday life can be a challenge. Here are 8 iOS and Android apps created to help you save time on chores and errands so you have more hours in the day.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/26/2016
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New Portal Offers Decryption Tools For Some Ransomware Victims
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
News
Nomoreransom.org, a joint initiative between Europol, the Dutch National Police, Kaspersky Lab and Intel Security, offers help in getting encrypted data back.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 7/25/2016
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10 Hottest Talks at Black Hat USA 2016
Sean Martin, CISSP | President, imsmartin
News
The impressive roll call of speakers offers a prime opportunity to learn from the very best of the information security world.
By Sean Martin CISSP | President, imsmartin, 7/25/2016
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Google Maps Gains WiFi-Only Mode, Transit Alerts
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
People will soon be able to put Google Maps into WiFi mode in order to cut down on cellular data use.
By Eric Zeman , 7/25/2016
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Ford's SYNC 3 Brings Android Auto, CarPlay To All Models
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Ford is making the SYNC 3 platform available on all of its 2017 model-year vehicles, with a host of popular applications on tap. It's also a huge opportunity for Google's Android Auto and Apple's CarPlay platforms.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 7/25/2016
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Verizon Buying Yahoo's Web Business For $4.8 Billion
Dawn Kawamoto, Freelance Writer and Editor
News
The telecommunications giant strikes a deal to acquire Yahoo's core internet assets, ending a drawn-out process for one of the early dot-com darlings.
By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 7/25/2016
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Gartner Sees $1 Trillion Shift In IT Spending To Cloud
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
The shift in IT spending from traditional hardware and software to cloud computing will continue over the next five years. The transfer will total $1 trillion, according to Gartner.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 7/25/2016
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How To Keep IT Moving At The Speed Of Business
Andrew Horne, IT Practice Leader, CEB
Commentary
Andrew Horne, IT practice leader at consulting firm CEB, offers his insights on why IT needs to speed up its processes in today's business environment. Horne uses data from CEB research, and examples from client experiences, to give you three steps that can help you speed up IT operations in your own organization.
By Andrew Horne IT Practice Leader, CEB, 7/25/2016
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Three Arrested For Cell Phone Hacking Scam
Dark Reading Staff,
News
Defendants accused of using stolen phone details to make international calls charged to victims’ accounts.
By Dark Reading Staff , 7/25/2016
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Lawsuit Raises Questions About The Right To Tinker With Tech
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
The Electronic Frontier Foundation has filed a lawsuit to overturn a provision in the Digital Millennium Copyright Act which limits the modification of technology. For anyone managing information technology, the law in question has the potential to limit access to data, to weaken security, and to impose unnecessary burdens, costs, and liabilities.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/25/2016
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Building Black Hat: Locking Down One Of The World’s Biggest Security Conferences
Aamir Lakhani, Senior Security Strategist & Hacker, Fortinet, FortiGuard Advanced Labs
Commentary
For security pros, being asked to help secure Black Hat is like being asked to play on the Olympic basketball team.
By Aamir Lakhani Senior Security Strategist & Hacker, Fortinet, FortiGuard Advanced Labs, 7/25/2016
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Windows 10 At 1 Year: 9 Ways It's Changed
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft has made several updates to Windows 10 as part of its Windows-as-a-Service model. How has the OS changed since its launch in July 2015, and what's on the road ahead?
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 7/25/2016
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10 Agile Tips From Pokémon Go Coach Training
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
News
Pokémon Go players want to improve and become better trainers. The same tips that help you catch more Pokémon can help you become a better scrum master. We caught 10 of those pointers that can be applied to leading an agile team developing enterprise software.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 7/24/2016
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Watson Offers Macy's AI Help, Workday Acquisition: Big Data Roundup
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Watson's AI will help you find shoes at Macy's, Workday buys big data analytics company, Google releases machine learning APIs, and more in our Big Data Roundup for the week ending July 24.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/24/2016
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Snowden Designs iPhone Add-On To Thwart Surveillance
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden and hacker Andrew Huang have designed an add-on device for iPhone 6 that would alert users when they are being tracked. Here's why it matters to IT.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/23/2016
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Can 3D-Printed Fingers Help Police Solve A Murder?
Dawn Kawamoto, Freelance Writer and Editor
News
Michigan police are working with university researchers to re-create a dead man's fingers. The goal is to use the digits to unlock his smartphone and uncover information that may help catch his killer.
By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 7/23/2016
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