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Stock-market jitters have rocked network spending, Cisco says

The world's financial markets got off to such a rough start this year that some enterprises froze plans to upgrade their campus networks, according to Cisco.

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Indegy finds out when industrial controls go bad (think Stuxnet)

Israeli startup Indegy monitors devices on industrial control networks to detect when their configurations have changed as a way to know when the machines are compromised, an attack vector exploited by the Stuxnet worm that took down...

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Critical VPN key exchange flaw exposes Cisco security appliances to remote hacking

Cisco Systems patched a critical vulnerability that could allow remote attackers to take over Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) firewalls configured as virtual private network servers by simply sending malformed network packets...

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Google gives more ground in battle against Europe’s ‘right to be forgotten’

Google has now agreed to remove links from all of its domains – including Google.com – that are accessible from a European country in which the company has acquiesced to a citizen’s invocation of his or her “right to be forgotten” as...

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Qualcomm's new chips target low-cost smartphones with premium features

Low-cost smartphones could be packed with premium features thanks to Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 425, 435 and 625 mobile chips.

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SD-WAN: What it is and why you’ll use it one day

Ease of deployment, central manageability and reduced costs. Sound too good to be true? It’s SD-WAN, a software-based approach to managing your Wide Area Network. Think of SDN, but for your branch. It’s early days for this technology,...

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Android root malware widespread in third-party app stores

Four third-party app stores for Android have apps with a malicious component that seeks root access to the device, according to Trend Micro.

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UCLA just open-sourced a powerful new image-detection algorithm

Image recognition has become increasingly critical in applications ranging from smartphones to driverless cars, and on Wednesday UCLA opened up to the public a new algorithm that promises big gains.

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SCO vs. IBM legal battle over Linux may – finally – be finished

A breach-of-contract and copyright lawsuit filed nearly 13 years ago by a successor company to business Linux vendor Caldera International against IBM may be drawing to a close at last, after a U.S. District Court judge issued an...

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Microsoft lets cautious users try more of Windows 10’s leading edge

Microsoft is adding a Release Preview ring to its beta program, letting users get an early glimpse of what's coming to their PC while retaining stability.

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Bill filed in Congress would ban encryption backdoors

Four Congressmen are proposing that states be forbidden to ask manufacturers to install encryption backdoors on their products outfitted with the technology.

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U.S. intelligence chief touts IoT as a spying opportunity

U.S. director of national intelligence James Clapper recently acknowledged that government surveillance can use the Internet of Things (IoT) for spying.

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Networking company name change madness is upon us

Tech companies LightSquared, Crittercism and ThinkingPhones are still around but no longer answer to those names.

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Underhanded C contest winner's code fools nuke inspectors into destroying fake nukes

What if code can look valid, but instead of identifying 'real' warheads to be destroyed, it instead fools inspectors into believing fakes are real and the fakes are dismantled?

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A new IoT gateway design could be Bluetooth's ticket to the cloud

The Bluetooth Special Interest Group wants to raise Bluetooth's profile in the Internet of Things with a toolkit for building gateways between the short-range wireless network and the Internet.

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Healthcare CIO: Legal issues are most difficult cloud migration challenge

Boston healthcare organization BIDMC is readying its move of business critical systems into the public cloud, and legal concerns are top of mind for the outfit's CIO

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CSO Online's 2016 data breach blotter

2016 has only just started, and already there are a number of incidents being reported in the public, proving that data protection is still one of the hardest tasks to master in the information security sector.

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Data science achieves the ultimate ROI: a craft beer

Digital marketing agency Havas Helia has created 0101, a beer that was crafted based on data.

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