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Hashtag Trending – Theranos CEO settles fraud charges; former Equifax CIO charged with insider trading; big tech remembers Stephen Hawking

Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes settles the fraud charges against her company. The former CIO of Equifax has been charged with insider trading. And tech giants including Microsoft, Google, and Apple remember

Published on: March 15th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – China’s using sunglasses to spy on people; 3D-printed homes for $10,000 USD; a new startup will preserve your brain

Beijing police are using AI-powered sunglasses to spy on people. A Texas company can 3D print a 650-square-foot cement home for $10,000 USD. And a new California startup is offering to preserve your

Published on: March 14th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Swiss consumer electronics maker to embed BlackBerry security into IoT products thanks to new licensing deal

BlackBerry may have stopped manufacturing hardware products like mobile phones, but it’s far from taking a step back in the technology industry. Instead, the Canadian company has set its sights on cybersecurity and

Published on: March 7th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Palo Alto Networks introduces new hardware, firewall

California-based security company Palo Alto Networks rolled out updates to one of its operating systems and launched a new firewall for industrial settings. The updates to the company’s PAN-OS operating system will help

Published on: February 23rd, 2018 Alex Coop

Kaspersky Lab discovers zero-day vulnerability in Telegram messenger

Researchers from Kaspersky Lab have discovered a zero-day vulnerability in the messaging service Telegram that allowed hackers to mine cryptocurrency from machines with the desktop app installed. The vulnerability has been exploited since

Published on: February 13th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Twitter posts a profit; Samsung and Roku Smart TVs; Amazon whole foods groceries

Twitter posts a profit but struggles to attract new users, Samsung and Roku smart TVs are vulnerable to hacking, and Amazon starts delivering Whole Foods. There’s a lot of chatter about Twitter’s first-ever

Published on: February 9th, 2018 Alex Coop

Kaspersky bundles security products into single solution

Kaspersky Lab is amalgamating some of its cybersecurity products into a single platform called Kaspersky Threat Management and Defense solution. In addition to the financial services and healthcare industries, the new product, available

Published on: February 8th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Goodbye to CDs; Cryptocurrency’s richest people; Uber breach

Best Buy is pulling CDs off shelves this summer, Forbes introduces its first list of Cryptocurrency’s richest people, and Uber confirms the two hackers who breached their data were found to be in

Published on: February 8th, 2018 Alex Coop

HP introduces its first 4K monitors, new business laptops

HP Inc. is following up what its calling its 'largest premium launch year ever' in 2018 with its first 4K monitors, next generations of  and a whole array of security updates. Off the

Published on: February 7th, 2018 Alex Radu

SonicWall’s latest inspection tech can detect Meltdown, company says

SonicWall is calling the release of its new inspection technology a big win for the security industry. The company’s security researchers say their Capture Cloud Platform’s new engine, Capture Cloud Real-Time Deep Memory

Published on: February 6th, 2018 Alex Coop

Telus, Trend Micro team up to open Cybersecurity Research Centre in Toronto

As the world continues to become more digital, businesses and consumers are facing more challenges than ever. To address the growing volume of cyber threats, Canadian telecommunications giant Telus and cybersecurity solution provider Trend

Published on: February 1st, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

SonicWall announces public betas for three new products

SonicWall is announcing public betas for three new products that will help individuals and businesses, who regularly face complex threats online, protect themselves on-premise and on the cloud. The new products - SonicWall

Published on: February 1st, 2018 Alex Coop

Palo Alto Networks launches new cloud-based user behaviour analytics application

Palo Alto Networks is continuing to help companies better protect their systems from cyber threats with its latest product. The Calif.-based security firm has released Magnifier, a cloud-based behavioral analytics application that allows

Published on: January 29th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Intel urges halt to installing its Meltdown/Spectre patches

After getting reports 11 days ago that some Intel-based computers were undergoing high amounts of reboots after installing patches to fix the Meltdown/Spectre vulnerabilities the chipmaker has asked infosec pros and vendors to

Published on: January 23rd, 2018 Howard Solomon

BlackBerry’s chief security officer on how to secure emerging auto tech

At the CES 2018 BlackBerry booth, BlackBerry Chieff Security Officer Alex Manea shared some attack methods he's seen that might be keeping auto executives gripping their wheels pretty tightly. "The biggest hacks that

Published on: January 16th, 2018 Brian Jackson