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TippingPoint Threat Intelligence and Zero-Day Coverage – Week of September 25, 2017 –

By | 2017-09-30T15:16:52+00:00 September 29th, 2017|Categories: CyberSecurity|

A couple of years back, I remember working at a tradeshow booth and giving a demo to someone who was interested in our solution. He said, “Your solution is great, but I need something that will not let anyone from the outside in my network and I need something that will not let

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It’s time to give Firefox another chance

By | 2017-09-30T10:25:36+00:00 September 29th, 2017|Categories: Android|

If you’re like me, you switched your default browser over to Chrome years ago and never looked back. Chances are, before you made the switch, you used Firefox or — God forbid — Internet Explorer. What made Chrome stand out back then was its speed and simplicity, especially at a time when Firefox

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Facebook tests facial recognition for account recovery

By | 2017-09-29T19:33:04+00:00 September 29th, 2017|Categories: Facebook|

Facebook has its own version of Apple’s Face ID. If you get locked out of your Facebook account, the company is testing a way to regain access by using your face to verify your identity. That could be especially useful if you’re somewhere that you can’t receive two-factor authentication SMS, like on a

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Facebook can unlock your account with facial recognition

By | 2017-09-30T00:09:12+00:00 September 29th, 2017|Categories: Social|

Facebook has its own version of Apple’s Face ID. If you get locked out of your Facebook account, the company is testing a way to regain access by using your face to verify your identity. That could be especially useful if you’re somewhere that you can’t receive two-factor authentication SMS, like on a

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Jet.com to launch its own ‘everyday essentials’ grocery brand, Uniquely J

By | 2017-09-30T09:19:17+00:00 September 29th, 2017|Categories: Android|

Walmart’s Jet.com is going after millennial shoppers with the launch of its own grocery brand called Uniquely J, which is expected to arrive in a couple of months. The goal with the brand — beyond an obvious desire for increased margins — is to attract a younger shopper. Jet believes that Uniquely J

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Mac Firmware Updates Are Failing and Leaving Systems Vulnerable: Report

By | 2017-09-30T19:05:15+00:00 September 29th, 2017|Categories: CyberSecurity|

There is a discrepancy between the frequency and thoroughness of Apple's Mac Operating System (OS X) and app security updates, and updates for the underlying firmware (EFI) on Mac computers. Researchers have found that on a sample of 73,324 Macs deployed in production settings, 4.2% are running outdated EFI -- leaving them potentially

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Kyocera DuraXV LTE specs

By | 2017-10-29T09:06:36+00:00 September 29th, 2017|Categories: GSM|

2.6"240 x 320 pixels 5 MP Qualcomm Snapdragon 210Quad-core, 1100 MHz RAM: 2 GBMEMORY: 16 GB + MicroSDBATTERY: 1530 mAh Announced: Sep 29, 2017 Market status: Released Release date: Sep 29, 2017 Features: Fingerprint Lightweight Thin LTE Rugged NFC Dual SIM US carrier availability Available: Verizon Pros Cons Thick body (0.99 inches inches)

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Heetch raises $12 million to reboot its ridesharing service

By | 2017-09-30T08:11:04+00:00 September 29th, 2017|Categories: Android|

French startup Heetch has been around for quite a few years. Although things were running smoothly, the company had to start over mostly from scratch. In March 2017, a court in Paris ruled that Heetch had been illegally operating a transportation company. The startup is now rising from the ashes and raising $12

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‘Deadly Manners’ is a new podcast starring LeVar Burton, Kristen Bell, Anna Chlumsky and RuPaul

By | 2017-09-30T06:54:36+00:00 September 29th, 2017|Categories: Android|

Podcasts are a growing area of interest even for media companies that typically work in TV and other formats, and AMC/Sundance is extending its bet on making something of streaming audio. The show is called “Deadly Manners,” and it’s a fictional murder mystery with some big-name stars, including Kristen Bell, Anna Chlumsky, RuPaul,

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iPhone 8 and 8 Plus now available in India

By | 2017-09-30T06:58:13+00:00 September 29th, 2017|Categories: GSM|

Apple has launched the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus in India today, alongside 8 other countries, including Andorra, Bahrain, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Greece, Greenland, Guernsey, Hungary, Iceland, Isle of Man, Israel, Jersey, Kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Malta, Monaco, Poland, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia and Slovenia. In India,

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