Apple has hired tech team from data science startup SVDS

Apple has made a quiet but interesting move in its longer-term strategy around courting more business from enterprises. The company has hired the tech team — at least 18 people, including at least two co-founders, one of whom is the...

/ January 19, 2018

Amazon brings voice control to its Alexa app for Android, with iOS coming soon

Amazon’s slow push into mobile is getting a lot more real this morning with the addition of voice integration into its Android app for Alexa. Up to now, the app has been little more than a way to mange settings...

/ January 19, 2018

Apple Preps ChaiOS iMessage Bug Fix, Report | Threatpost

Attackers Use Microsoft Office Vulnerabilities to Spread Zyklon Malware January 17, 2018 , 6:26 pm House Votes to Reauthorize Controversial Spy Provision, Section 702 January 11, 2018 , 2:19 pm Apps Exposing Children to Porn Ads Booted From Google Play...

/ January 19, 2018

OnePlus confirms up to 40,000 customers were impacted by credit card hack

If you gave your credit card number to OnePlus sometime between mid-November and last week, your card may have been comprised. The smartphone maker confirmed this morning through its online forum that upwards of 40,000 customers may have had their...

/ January 19, 2018

By Hubert Lin Threat actors have turned to cryptocurrency mining as a reliable way to make a profit in recent months. Cryptocurrency miners use the computing power of end users to mine coins of various kinds, most commonly via malware...

/ January 19, 2018

Apple’s ‘Everyone Can Code’ program expands more broadly in Europe

Apple announced this morning it’s bringing its “Everyone Can Code” program to 70 more colleges and universities across Europe. The program, which Apple designed to help students learn how to build apps, launched in May 2017 but was initially limited...

/ January 19, 2018

Clever looks to give teachers and students an easy-to-track progress report

The classic problem of how teachers should devote resources to their students, such as helping students that are struggling in specific areas, is one that’s still ever-present — but it needs a deceptively-simple approach to making that more manageable, even...

/ January 19, 2018

Facebook, Twitter, YouTube praised for “steady progress” quashing illegal hate speech in Europe

Facebook, Twitter and YouTube are likely to be breathing a little easier in Europe after getting a pat on the back from regional lawmakers for making “steady progress” on removing illegal hate speech. Last week the European Commission warned it...

/ January 19, 2018

Firms More Open to Receiving Vulnerability Reports: Ethical Hackers

Companies have become more open in the past year to receiving vulnerability reports from security researchers, according to ethical hackers surveyed by bug bounty platform HackerOne. According to HackerOne’s 2018 Hacker Report, which surveyed nearly 2,000 white hat hackers across...

/ January 19, 2018

Strong Incident Response Starts with Careful Preparation

Through working every day with organizations’ incident response (IR) teams, I am confronted with the entire spectrum of operational maturity. However, even in the companies with robust IR functions, the rapidly evolving threat landscape, constantly changing best practices, and surplus...

/ January 19, 2018