LeakedSource

Operator of LeakedSource Password Portal Arrested by Canadian Police

January 16, 2018 7:42 AM | ()
The LeakedSource site was selling access to 3 billion stolen usernames and passwords that had been aggregated from multiple data breaches in recent years.
Confusing Meltdown, Spectre Patch Array

Questions Arise About Effectiveness of Meltdown, Spectre Fixes, Advice

January 12, 2018 5:47 PM | ()
NEWS ANALYSIS: Problems caused by a confusing array of CPU and operating system patches raises the question of whether side effects caused by the fixes are worse than the security threats posed by the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities.
Windows 10 Quiet Times

Microsoft Upgrades Notification-Blocking Feature in Windows 10

January 12, 2018 5:15 PM | ()
Windows 10 is previewing a feature improvement that will allow users to surgically carve out some notification-free time out of their workday with the upgraded Quiet Hours feature.
Google Fixes for Meltdown, Spectre

Google Says Its Spectre, Meltdown Fixes Don’t Harm System Performance

January 12, 2018 4:22 PM | ()
Google says one of the cloud system updates to repair the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities is so effective the company has open-sourced it.

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Microsoft Cloud Encryption

Microsoft, Open Whisper Partner on Encrypted Skype Conversations

January 12, 2018 3:35 PM | ()
Using Open Whisper Systems’ Signal Protocol, Skype will soon allow users to conduct private and encrypted one-on-one chats, but restrictions apply.
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Startup Komprise Getting Traction in Tough-to-Crack Storage Market

January 12, 2018 3:32 PM | ()
By using analytics, Komprise identifies the data best suited for the cloud, then transparently archives and replicates the data.
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Dropbox, Spotify Expected to Lead IT IPOs in 2018

January 12, 2018 2:35 PM | ()
Dropbox's goal is to list on an exchange in the first half of 2018, with the listing to be led by Goldman Sachs Group and JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Daily Video 1-12-2018

Toy Vendor VTech Hit With FTC Fine for Child Privacy Breach VIDEO

January 12, 2018 12:40 PM | ()
DAILY VIDEO: FTC Fines IoT Toy Vendor VTech for Privacy Breach; Microsoft: AV Software Can Conflict with Windows Meltdown Patches; Microsoft Responds to Alexa, Google Assistant Challenge to Cortana; and there’s more.
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Facebook Now Prioritizing Friends' Posts Over News Items

January 12, 2018 11:50 AM | ()
NEWS ANALYSIS: The social network believes that brands and news are "crowding out" personal interactions. Thus, its algorithms are now more heavily pre-editing the information Facebook presents to you.
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7 Open-Source Serverless Frameworks Providing Functions as a Service SLIDESHOW

January 12, 2018 10:20 AM | ()
Among the hottest trends in computing, serverless technologies allow developers to run functions as a service, removing the need to pay for an always-on, stateful virtual machine.

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