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Respect: Windows 10 security impresses hackers

Windows is a popular attack target for criminals and researchers alike, but Microsoft has done a good job of making it harder to target security flaws in the OS

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Use Tor? Riffle promises to protect your privacy even better

Privacy-minded people have long relied on Tor for anonymity online, but a new system from MIT promises better protection and faster performance.

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Code red: Health IT must fix its security crisis

Poor understanding of risk leaves health providers vulnerable to attack, as malicious hackers threaten to wreak havoc

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Protecting yourself from Google’s protection racket

If identity validation involves complex AI computation, then no one except the behemoths will be able to do it anymore, which may be the idea.

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Think you don’t have a social media governance problem? Neither did this football player

A CIO should take a long, hard look at the highly publicized and bizarre social media blunder during the 2016 NFL Draft by Laremy Tunsil, offensive tackle for Ole Miss. A strategic CIO, mindful of social media governance and the...

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Slack is letting its users take their chat credentials to other apps

Slack is offering its users a new way to sign into other applications. The company announced Tuesday that it has launched a new "Sign in with Slack" feature that lets people use their login for the chat app to sign in to participating...

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Blockchain technology: hype or reality?

In this blog, I discuss blockchain technology, the comparison to bitcoin, the movement to decentralized computing, and what that looks like in terms of a reference stack, and some of the advantages and disadvantages of blockchain, and...

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Microsoft offers blockchain love with new partnership

Microsoft has teamed up with a consortium of banks to help develop new methods for using blockchain -- the technology that underpins Bitcoin -- to support financial transactions.

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DAASI, Collabora team to bring identity management to CloudSuite, LibreOffice Online

The partnership will also bring LibreOffice Online into the European Commission funded AARC project.

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Apple vs. FBI case colors European debate about securing digital identity

Although Apple does not exhibit at Mobile World Congress, the iPhone maker influences exhibiting app developers and accessory vendors and, now, debate at the show about securing digital identity.

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IBM goes all in on blockchain, offers cloud-based service

IBM offers a cloud-based service to help businesses set up blockchain networks and test and deploy apps.

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Nasdaq to use blockchain to record shareholder votes

Later this year, Nasdaq plans to record stockholders' electronic votes on its own blockchain system for companies listed on its exchange in Estonia. By digitizing the entire process, it expects to speed and simplify the proxy voting...

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Identity theft victim? This site helps you reclaim your life

A revamped government website will offer consumers personalized, step-by-step guidance to reclaim their identities and untangle compromised accounts.

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A tale of two women: Same birthday, same Social Security number, same big-data mess

Two Florida women were born on the same day in the same state and given almost the same name. Though no one realized it at the time, it turns out they were also given the same Social Security number.

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LogMeIn buying password manager LastPass

LogMeIn hopes to bring even more consolidation to the single-sign-on market with the acquisition of password management service LastPass.

IRS: Tax breach much worse than originally thought

The cyberattack on U.S. taxpayer data reported by the Internal Revenue Service earlier this year now appears to be much worse than originally thought, the agency announced Monday, with as many as 300,000 citizens now believed to be...

Dropbox adds U2F support for better security

It's a better option for high-security environments, one analyst says

File sync services provide covert way to control hacked computers

Researchers highlight the potential use of file synchronization services for stealthy and persistent remote control

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