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Malicious Emailers Find Healthcare Firms Juicy Prey | Cybersecurity | TechNewsWorld : http://www.technewsworld.com/story/81755.html
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"It's about keeping their users engaged in their service. They're not only going to make great content, but they're going to deliver it to VR users through their own headgear."
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"When I go on vacation with my family, I pick a place that's inside a valley where there's virtually no phone or WiFi reception. That's because as long as we have our smartphones in our pocket and they're on, it's very hard not to check them."
CEOs and managers share their tips on how to juggle the ever-increasing work responsibilities in the IT industry with personal life and recreation.
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"Before OpenDNS, our staff was cleaning machines two to three times a day. Since installing OpenDNS, we haven't seen an infected machine."
OpenDNS rescues optical sensor maker from crippling infections.
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"The problem with digital assets is that your heirs may not know about them or are unable to access them."
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"A lot of researchers want to do the right thing and even at the expense of money will disclose a vulnerability to a company."
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"It's a risk area -- not just for Google, but for anyone offering kid apps,."
Google on Monday announced YouTube Kids, a new mobile app designed to deliver family-friendly video content. The YouTube Kids app provides streaming content curated for families -- everything from do-it-yourself arts and crafts and elementary geometry clips to rugrat favorites like the Mother Goose Club and <em>Minecraft</em>, as well as lots and lots of train videos.
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"Superfish is purposely designed to bypass the security of HTTPS websites in a manner that would allow malware and attackers to also bypass the security provided by HTTPS."
Lenovo has come under fire for preinstalling spyware on some of its laptops. The software, Superfish, uses the same techniques cybercriminals often employ to crack encrypted traffic. "Superfish is purposely designed to bypass the security of HTTPS websites in a manner that would allow malware and attackers to also bypass the security provided by HTTPS," said Bluebox cofounder Adam Ely.
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"These devices are going to become popular. They're going to range from very cheap or free to a more sophisticated accessory."
Apple has been awarded a patent for a virtual reality headset that can use an iPhone or iPod as a display. Patent number 8,957,835 was awarded by the USPTO to Apple for a "head-mounted display apparatus for retaining a portable electronic device with display." The abstract describes a device similar to the Gear VR, which weds a Samsung Note smartphone to a headpiece designed by Oculus.
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"If the cloud provider can't decrypt your data, the cloud just becomes a dumb bucket,."
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"If the data's available to a cloud provider, pretty much any cloud provider will hand your data over without any negotiation."
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"These advanced safety systems and driver assistance systems that start to setup autonomous vehicles is where more and more vulnerabilities will be introduced."
Motorists in the United States are increasingly at risk of cyberattacks and violations of privacy, as more and more technology is added to their cars. A report released on Sunday by the office of Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) listed a number of key findings that are based on responses from 16 auto makers to a letter sent to them by Markey's office.
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Freelance writer and former managing editor of Boston Business Journal and Boston Phoenix