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Microsoft bringing EMET back as a built-in part of Windows 10

The built-in exploit mitigations are getting stronger and easier to configure.

Scientists come up with neural mechanism—and possible fix—for chronic pain

Study in mice reveals how brain circuitry goes haywire after peripheral nerve damage.

Ohio Gov. Kasich’s website, dozens of others defaced using year-old exploit

"High risk" exploit patch was issued in May of 2016.

Schroedinger’s Pet(ya)

Earlier today (June 27th), we received reports about a new wave of ransomware attacks spreading around the world, primarily targeting businesses in Ukraine, Russia and Western Europe. Our investigation is ongoing and our findings are far from final at this time.

Despite rampant public speculation, the following is what we can confirm from our independent analysis.

Walmart sued after teen steals machete and kills her Uber driver

Lawsuit: Walmart let teen steal weapons, pass security before killing driver.

BrandPost: What’s All the Excitement Over Software Defined Visualization and in...

Software Defined Visualization (SDVis) has become a mainstream idea: visualization on processors (CPUs) has enormous advantages in flexibility, cost, and performance for large visualizations. While that sounds like a great marketing pitch for Intel, the facts actually check out on this for a number of reasons, including trends in memory and algorithms.These advantages are overwhelming for truly big data (referred to as “exascalerdquo; data).  In the paper “An Image-based Approach to Extreme Scalenbsp;In Situ Visualization and Analysis,” the data movement challenge is quantified as being 1,000,000,000X as much data for extreme scale simulation data (where CPUs win) vs. that of image processing (where GPUs have dominated).To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

Matthew Keys’ guilty verdict and sentence to stand, 9th Circuit rules

"Keys made the CMS far weaker by taking and creating new user accounts."

Meet the RapidE, Aston Martin’s first EV due in 2019

Just the thing for the eco-conscious 00 agent?

Amazon’s latest Prime Exclusive Phones range from $79 to $199

In exchange for lockscreen ads, Amazon is offering up to an $80 discount on some phones.

A new ransomware outbreak similar to WCry is shutting down computers...

Like earlier ransomware worm, PetyaWrap attacks use potent exploit stolen from the NSA.

BrandPost: Stop Juggling and Increase Productivity With Better IT Infrastructure Management

By Bharath Vasudevan, HPE Product Manager, Software-Defined and Cloud Group Those in IT are usually quite adept at juggling -- keeping lots of balls in the air to ensure the organization’s entire IT infrastructure operates as efficiently as possible. From providing desktop support to provisioning and updating compute, storage, and fabric resources -- the job of the IT professional is never done.And it seems like the demands on IT become greater every day. That’s because the pace of innovation continues to accelerate, and IT services are becoming ever more complex. Businesses are now managing and consuming IT services across a hybrid infrastructure, and they’re trying to use infrastructure that is usually not designed for these demands. In addition, complex manual processes and non-integrated tools fail to provide the speed and simplicity needed to support current tasks, much less new ideas and applications.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

Scalpers already reselling SNES Classic pre-orders at 150% average markup

One eBay listing for the $80 system already sold for a whopping $390.