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Tor Project removes 13.5% of current servers for running EOL versions

Image: Tor Project 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 Read More The Tor Project has removed from its network this week more than 800 servers that were running outdated… Read more →

The Flatiron Institute taps Lenovo-Intel systems for HPC-AI workloads

Lenovo and Intel on Wednesday shared how they’ve worked with the Flatiron Institute in New York to build large-scale computing clusters that step up the organization’s high performance computing (HPC) and AI capabilities. Using Lenovo-Intel systems, researchers at the institute can expand their research into biological sciences, astrophysics, quantum physics, and computational mathematics. The Flatiron collaboration marks an extension of… Read more →

Salesforce deploys Einstein Vision to spot great white sharks

As the number of great white shark sightings off the coast of California has ticked up in recent years, beachgoers and researchers alike have been looking for more information.  Unfortunately, data on sharks can be hard to come by. The state of the art for tracking great whites, which involves tagging the animals, can only tell us so much. Some… Read more →

Unfortunately, awareness alone won’t do it: Successful phishing defense requires a layered approach

Phishing: The most popular brands used to target your data Just got an email warning that you are locked out of an important account? It might be cyber criminals trying to trick you. Forrester thought leader Chase Cunningham discusses in a complimentary webinar how to implement and maintain Zero Trust with the Zero Trust eXtended Framework. Despite being one of… Read more →

Hook, line and sinker: How I fell victim to phishing attacks – again and again

I was a hair’s breadth away from arriving — unannounced and unexpected — in the middle of a motorcycle rally, brandishing my camera for a fake photography job, and all because I believed the content of an email that I thought was sent by a friend. executive guide VPN services: The ultimate guide to protecting your data on the internet… Read more →

Most Americans can’t recognize 2FA, HTTPS, or private browsing

Two-factor authentication (2FA), HTTPS, or private browsing, are concepts that are too complex for most Americans, new research published today reveals. Answers from a survey of 4,272 US adults conducted in June by the Pew Research Center found that most Americans aren’t as tech-savvy as you’d normally expect from the country that houses most of today’s web tech innovation. Special… Read more →

macOS Catalina: Avoid my mistake and wait before you upgrade

Why Catalina is one of macOS’ most impressive updates Even in its current beta form, Catalina looks like one of the most impressive updates that macOS has received in recent years. Read more: I installed macOS Catalina yesterday, despite years of warning others not to immediately download new OS versions. My sacrifice is for the greater good. There are… Read more →

Puppet announces public beta of Project Nebula for deploying cloud-native apps

Puppet on Wednesday announced it’s bringing Project Nebula, its tool for automating the deployment of cloud-native applications, into public beta. Project Nebula aims to provide a single tool that multiple teams can use to easily build end-to-end deployment workflows.  The offering is the latest in Puppet’s efforts to bring the principles of configuration management automation to a cloud-native world. Project… Read more →

Essential teases Project GEM smartphone: Strange form factor with brilliant colors

Andy Rubin’s new Essential Phone: modular, tough, and no logo Android creator unveils his ideal smartphone. Essential released its first phone a couple of years ago, see our full review, with a stunning ceramic and titanium design that continues to be one of the most updated phones. Rumors of an Essential Phone 2 circulated for a bit, but nothing was… Read more →

iOS 13 tells you when apps are secretly tracking you

Apple has added a number of awesome and much-needed privacy features to iOS 13, and one of the best is the way the operating system informs you about apps that are tracking your movements. How does it do this? Via a popup, like this: iOS 13 location tracking popup Must read: iOS 13: Security and privacy settings you need to… Read more →