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These are the 29 countries vulnerable to Simjacker attacks

Image: Adaptive Mobile Special feature Special report: A winning strategy for cybersecurity (free PDF) This ebook, based on the latest ZDNet/TechRepublic special feature, offers a detailed look at how to build risk management policies to protect your critical digital assets. Read More Adaptive Mobile — the cyber-security company that discovered the Simjacker attack — published today a list of countries… Read more →

Microsoft and NIST partner to create enterprise patching guide

Image: TechRepublic Special feature Special report: A winning strategy for cybersecurity (free PDF) This ebook, based on the latest ZDNet/TechRepublic special feature, offers a detailed look at how to build risk management policies to protect your critical digital assets. Read More Microsoft and the US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have joined forces to create a NIST guide… Read more →

Bill McDermott’s departure can help SAP refocus on customer priorities, also brings risk

SAP: A look at its challenges, opportunities ZDNet’s Larry Dignan caught up with Vinnie Mirchandani, author of SAP Nation 3.0, to talk about the enterprise software landscape and the evolution of one of enterprise software’s largest vendors. SAP’s CEO of the past nine years has announced his plan to resign. SAP will replace him with co-CEOs: Jennifer Morgan, who is… Read more →

Here’s why more US employees self-censor social media posts

The FBI is searching for tools to gather social media data in bulk Plans to track social media activity will potentially clash with existing privacy policies. With the world being always accessible in the palm of our hands, it’s often difficult to disconnect. It’s hard to believe that in 2005 only 5% of adults in the US used at least… Read more →

Bill McDermott’s departure can help SAP refocus on customer priorities, also brings risk

SAP: A look at its challenges, opportunities ZDNet’s Larry Dignan caught up with Vinnie Mirchandani, author of SAP Nation 3.0, to talk about the enterprise software landscape and the evolution of one of enterprise software’s largest vendors. SAP’s CEO of the past nine years has announced his plan to resign. SAP will replace him with co-CEOs: Jennifer Morgan, who is… Read more →

Here’s why more US employees self-censor social media posts

The FBI is searching for tools to gather social media data in bulk Plans to track social media activity will potentially clash with existing privacy policies. With the world being always accessible in the palm of our hands, it’s often difficult to disconnect. It’s hard to believe that in 2005 only 5% of adults in the US used at least… Read more →

Her iPhone died. It led to her being charged as a criminal

Necessary? Perhaps not. In my world, the virtual hasn’t quite taken over the physical. Tossing everything into a cloud doesn’t necessarily engender quite the same sense of security and well-being as seeing, holding, and believing. Today’s witness is Jemima Kelly. She’s a writer for The Financial Times. Please don’t let any personal thoughts about that get in the way of… Read more →

macOS users targeted with new Tarmac malware

Security researchers have discovered a new piece of Mac malware; however, some of its purpose and full features will remain a mystery for a little longer. Named Tarmac (OSX/Tarmac), this new malware was distributed to macOS users via online malvertising (malicious ads) campaigns. These malicious ads ran rogue code inside a Mac user’s browser to redirect the would-be victim to… Read more →

Planes, gates, and bags: How hackers can hijack your local airport

Biometrics and big data: How to create the airport of the future New technologies could turn air travel into a pleasure, not a pain. In an increasingly technology-focused world, aviation security is becoming a critical problem.  This is not necessarily in reference to protesters disrupting flights or drones that are able to bring prominent airports to a grinding halt for… Read more →

Feds arrest alleged members of international ATM skimmer ring

NEC and E.Sun create ATM with facial recognition Japanese conglomerate NEC has provided its facial recognition system for use in E.Sun bank’s ATMs. US law enforcement has arrested 18 alleged members of an international ATM criminal ring thought to be responsible for the theft of at least $20 million.  On Thursday, the US Department of Justice (DoJ) unsealed an indictment… Read more →

Singapore researchers develop way to simplify lithium-sulfur battery production

Researchers from Singapore’s NanoBio Lab (NBL) say they have come up with a way to develop lithium-sulfur cathodes that is less complex and time-consuming than current methods. This can pave the way for the component to become a viable alternative for lithium-ion battery and for use in electronic vehicles and devices.  The scientists added that the new “simplified technique” offered… Read more →

OWC’s Mercury Elite Pro Dock combines a Thunderbolt dock with Dual-Drive RAID storage

OWC has come up with a perfect peripheral for those looking to declutter their desks. The Mercury Elite Pro Dock combines a Thunderbolt 3 dock with Dup to 28TB of dual-drive RAID storage. As a dock, the Mercury Elite Pro Dock comes well equipped, with two USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports, two Thunderbolt 3 ports, a Gigabit Ethernet port, DisplayPort… Read more →