by Liviu ARSENE, from HotForSecurity , on 05.01.2018
Following the recent discovery of vulnerabilities in Intel, AMD and ARM CPUs, Google engineers developed a new chip-level patch that specifically addresses one of the three issues, namely the “Branch target injection” that’s also referred to as “Spectre”. Dubbed “Retpoline”, which is derived from “return” and “trampoline”, Google’s software construct is supposed to isolate indirect [and#8230;] read more
by Filip Truta, from Business Insights , on 05.01.2018
Security researchers at Google this week made public two vulnerabilities in almost every modern processor shipped since 1995 that could allow attackers to steal passwords, encryption keys and other sensitive information. read more
by Luana PASCU, from HotForSecurity , on 05.01.2018
Bitcoin’s popularity is waning as alternatives such as Stellar, ZCash or monero climb the cybercriminals’ preferred list. Hackers are switching to other cryptocurrencies that law enforcement may be less familiar with, so chances of detecting crime or money laundering related transactions decrease. ZCash and monero, for example, allegedly bring better encryption and privacy features to [and#8230;] read more
by Shaun Donaldson, from Business Insights , on 05.01.2018
In the technology world, it is rare that three uniquely positioned vendors converge to provide a common solution which addresses security, performance, and operational benefits as Bitdefender, Citrix, and Nutanix have around Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI). read more
by Filip TRUTA, from HotForSecurity , on 04.01.2018
In just a few years, we can all safely forget those cumbersome passwords we use to secure and unlock our devices. And we will be able to thank on-device artificial intelligence (AI) for easing the strain on our memory, according to a forecast by Gartner. Gartner analysts believe on-device AI, as opposed to cloud-based AI, [and#8230;] read more
by Cristina POPOV, from IoT Security Insights , on 04.01.2018
Take a look at your smart home. How many smart devices are you using? That's the exact number of and#8220;doorsand#8221; left open for intruders to enter your home and life. We like Black Mirror, but we don't like you to end up living an episode of it. Smart thermostats, fridges, washing machines, game consoles and baby ...
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by Bitdefender Team, from IoT Security Insights , on 03.01.2018
If 2017 was the year of devastating attacks exploiting the vulnerabilities of the Internet of Things, 2018 is already shaping up to be a pivotal year in smart home cybersecurity. Sunny Las Vegas will see its fair share of intelligent gadgets in January, at the annual Consumer Electronics Show, CES. Bitdefender will of course be ...
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by Ionut ILASCU, from IoT Security Insights , on 03.01.2018
Parents should take their time to ponder how good an idea it is to give smart toys to their kids. Security researchers have reported another connected product that comes with security flaws that affect privacy and safety of kids, demonstrating how it could mistreat them with offensive language. Teksta Toucan smart toy, equipped with speakers ...
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by Business Insights , on 02.01.2018
When it comes to enterprise security, cloud was supposed to help simplify security efforts. But it didn’t turn out that way. Today, the typical large enterprise has its legacy environments, public clouds, private clouds, private hosted clouds, and various hybrid flavors of each to secure. And within those systems applications are becoming containerized, and broken into many different discrete services. All of this is not only fundamentally changing the way enterprises must secure their environments, but also significantly increasing the complexity in doing so. read more
by Luana PASCU, from IoT Security Insights , on 29.12.2017
There is a bright future for IoT innovation in 2018, as the technology will remain the driving force of the digital revolution next year. Internet of Things infrastructures and platforms will benefit from significant investments in 2018, while device security will still be a key interest. IoT is forecast to grow tremendously in 2018 as ...
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