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Hackers lurked in Citrix systems for six months

The most hacked passwords: Is yours one of them? Your name, your favorite football team and your favourite band: The UK’s National Cyber Security Centre has released a list of the 100,000 most common passwords to appear in data breaches. Read more: https://zd.net/2UYNnKP Citrix has revealed a data breach in which cyberattackers managed to maintain persistence on its systems and… Read more →

Got a problem with an iPhone, Mac, or other Apple device that’s out of warranty? You might be eligible for a free repair

If you own one of more Apple devices, then it’s worthwhile bookmarking the company’s Exchange and Repair Extension Programs page, as this gives you an up to date listing of the warranty programs the Cupertino giant has going at any time. Must read: The stupid reason Apple is using to try to stop you from fixing your own iPhone Apple… Read more →

Suction cup robot climbs non-magnetic surfaces

How do you get a robot to inspect a tank with high vertical walls? If the walls are made of certain kinds of metal, you just stick a magnet on it. But many large tanks utilized in the food & beverage and chemical industries, for example, are made of materials like stainless steel, aluminum, carbon fiber, or glass, which don’t… Read more →

Only six TSA staffers are overseeing US oil&gas pipeline security

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA), the US agency in charge of the US oil&gas pipeline system, has a serious staffing issue on physical and cyber-security positions. According to a report published today by the Government Accountability Office (GAO), a bi-partisan government agency that provides auditing, evaluation, and investigative services for Congress, the TSA employs only six full-time staffers for its… Read more →

Fitbit’s enterprise health unit hits Q1 stride, $122 million annual revenue run rate

There’s value in the data collected from Apple and Fitbit watches ZDNet’s Larry Dignan talks with TechRepublic’s Karen Roby about how the health care sector will be impacted by the large amounts of data that both Apple and Fitbit will be collecting in 2019. Read more: https://zd.net/2TwQEQ7 Fitbit’s enterprise health business delivered first quarter sales of $30.5 million with an… Read more →

Only six TSA staffers are overseeing US oil&gas pipeline security

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA), the US agency in charge of the US oil&gas pipeline system, has a serious staffing issue on physical and cyber-security positions. According to a report published today by the Government Accountability Office (GAO), a bi-partisan government agency that provides auditing, evaluation, and investigative services for Congress, the TSA employs only six full-time staffers for its… Read more →

Fitbit’s enterprise health unit hits Q1 stride, $122 million annual revenue run rate

There’s value in the data collected from Apple and Fitbit watches ZDNet’s Larry Dignan talks with TechRepublic’s Karen Roby about how the health care sector will be impacted by the large amounts of data that both Apple and Fitbit will be collecting in 2019. Read more: https://zd.net/2TwQEQ7 Fitbit’s enterprise health business delivered first quarter sales of $30.5 million with an… Read more →