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Mobile Security, Operations Security, Security

Apple’s warning: Break Safari’s web-tracking rules and we’ll hit back

August 15, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Apple’s Safari WebKit team has posted its official policy outlining its stance on web-tracking prevention, which it’s implemented in Safari’s Intelligent Tracking Prevention (ITP) technology. ITP broadly aims to limit marketers from tracking iOS and macOS Safari users across different […]


Federal, Infrastructure, Networking, Policy

Verizon sues city to avoid paying 5G fees, says the FCC has its back

August 14, 2019

Via: ArsTechnica

Verizon has sued the City of Rochester, New York, in order to avoid paying fees for deploying 5G equipment and fiber lines. Verizon’s lawsuit, filed in US District Court for the Western District of New York on Thursday, claims that […]


Federal, Hardware, Policy, Software, Tech

As Trade War Escalates, Tech Companies Flee Mainland China

August 13, 2019

Via: Fortune

HP Inc.-laptop maker Inventec Corp. said it will to shift production of notebooks for the U.S. market out of China within months, adding to the tech industry’s exodus as the world’s two largest economies escalate their trade war. Inventec will […]


Attacks & Breaches, Security

Security warning for software developers: You are now prime targets for phishing attacks

August 13, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Software developers are the people most targeted by hackers conducting cyberattacks against the technology industry, with the hackers taking advantage of the public profiles of individuals working in the high-turnover industry to help conduct their phishing campaigns. The August 2019 […]


Software, Tech

AI researchers have a plan to pay patients for data

August 12, 2019

Via: ArsTechnica

Robert Chang, a Stanford ophthalmologist, normally stays busy prescribing drops and performing eye surgery. But a few years ago, he decided to jump on a hot new trend in his field: artificial intelligence. Doctors like Chang often rely on eye […]


Operations Security, Security, Software, Tech

Silent Windows update patched side channel that leaked data from Intel CPUs

August 7, 2019

Via: ArsTechnica

Microsoft last month pushed a silent update that mitigated a serious vulnerability in all CPUs Intel has introduced since 2012, researchers who discovered the flaw said Tuesday. The vulnerability—discovered and privately reported to Intel 12 months ago—resided in every CPU […]


Networking Security, Security

Democratic senate campaign group exposed 6.2 million Americans’ emails

August 6, 2019

Via: Tech Crunch

A political campaign group working to elect Democratic senators left a spreadsheet containing the email addresses of 6.2 million Americans’ on an exposed server. Data breach researchers at security firm UpGuard found the data in late July, and traced the […]


Federal, Policy

Investors Are Fleeing Emerging Markets Stocks as Trade War Heats Up

August 5, 2019

Via: Fortune

In the on-going saga of Trump’s trade war with China, emerging markets are getting the short end of the stick. Emerging markets (EM) net capital flows reached negative $35.8 billion in June, according to data from the Institute of International […]


Attacks & Breaches, Security

New advanced malware, possibly nation sponsored, is targeting US utilities

August 2, 2019

Via: ArsTechnica

A new piece of advanced espionage malware, possibly developed by a nation-supported attacker, targeted three US companies in the utilities industry last month, researchers from security firm Proofpoint reported on Thursday. Employees of the three unnamed companies, Proofpoint reported, received […]


Federal, Infrastructure, Networking, Policy

Pai’s FCC orders cities and towns to stop regulating cable broadband

August 2, 2019

Via: ArsTechnica

The Federal Communications Commission today ordered cities and towns across the country to stop regulating broadband delivered over cable networks. The vote to approve Chairman Ajit Pai’s plan also limits the fees that municipalities can charge cable companies. This could […]