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Adobe sees 20 percent ahead for fiscal 2019

Adobe said it will be able to grow its revenue about 20 percent in fiscal 2019 as its addressable market expands via the acquisition of Marketo as well as gains in its core cloud services. At its financial analyst meeting behind held at its Max conference, Adobe said its digital media and digital experience revenue will grow about 20 percent… Read more →

IBM brings artificial intelligence to the heart of cybersecurity strategies

IBM has launched IBM Security Connect, a new platform designed to bring vendors, developers, AI, and data together to improve cyber incident response and abilities. On Monday, the New York-based technology company unveiled the open platform, which IBM says “is the first security cloud platform built on open technologies, with AI at its core, to analyze federated security data across… Read more →

IBM launches IBM AI OpenScale to combat AI sprawl as part of broad open strategy

IBM launched IBM AI OpenScale, a platform designed to help enterprises build, run, manage and operate artificial intelligence applications. The launch of AI OpenScale is part of IBM’s ongoing effort to become a management plane for AI and add transparency to so-called black box approaches. If AI sprawl isn’t here today it soon will be and enterprises are likely to… Read more →

US voter records from 19 states sold on hacking forum

The voter information for approximately 35 million US citizens is being peddled on a popular hacking forum, two threat intelligence firms have discovered. “To our knowledge this represents the first reference on the criminal underground of actors selling or distributing lists of 2018 voter registration data,” said researchers from Anomali Labs and Intel471, the two companies who spotted the forum… Read more →

Microsoft to disable TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 support in Edge and Internet Explorer

UPDATE: Hours after Microsoft’s announcement, Google and Apple announced similar plans to drop TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 support. Mozilla was expected to make a similar announcement later in the day. Original article below. Microsoft announced plans today to disable Transport Layer Security (TLS) 1.0 and 1.1 support in the Edge and Internet Explorer browsers in the first half of… Read more →

Google, grow up: Drop the Apple-like arrogance or Chrome OS will fail

Some readers recently challenged my assertion that Google needs to provide a real run-time version of Chrome OS that can be installed on hardware or in a VM. Since May, Google apparently has provided, as a developer preview, form factor simulation of Chrome OS display devices in Android Studio — similarly to how the company has provided for different Android… Read more →

Octopus Trojan exploits Telegram ban fears to snag diplomatic targets across Asia

Researchers have uncovered the Octopus Trojan in a wave of cyberattacks being launched against diplomatic entities across central Asia. According to cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab, the targeted campaign has used the recent ban of Telegram messenger across Russia and reported attempts to ban the service across some former Soviet areas such as Kazakhstan to dupe victims into believing they are… Read more →

Sony working on a fix for bug that’s crashing PlayStation 4 consoles

Sony is working on a fix for a bug that allows players to crash opponent’s PlayStation 4 consoles by sending a specially-crafted message, a company spokesperson has told ZDNet. It is unclear when the bug was introduced in the PlayStation 4 firmware, but reports from victimized users have first surfaced online last week. Users who were on the wrong end… Read more →

Apple VoiceOver iOS vulnerability permits hacker access to user photos

A vulnerability has been discovered in the Apple iOS VoiceOver feature which can be exploited by attackers to gain access to a victim’s photos. As reported by Apple Insider, the bug, a lock screen bypass made possible via the VoiceOver screen reader, relies on an attacker having physical access to the target device. Revealed by iOS hacker Jose Rodriguez and… Read more →

Arm brings Intel, Arduino, myDevices into the Pelion IoT platform ecosystem

Arm on Monday is announcing a series of new partnerships that will enhance Pelion, its Internet of Things platform, making it easier for customers to deploy and manage a wider range of IoT devices on the platform. First, the Peltion Platform can now be used to manage Intel Architecture (x86) platforms, in addition to Arm-based IoT devices and gateways. Next,… Read more →