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Petrov was the one person standing between a missile-launch warning and probable nuclear war.
Researchers find undocumented accommodation for government customers Security researchers at Moscow-based Positive Technologies have identified an undocumented configuration setting that disables Intel Management Enginenbsp;11, a CPU control mechanism that has been described as a security risk.…
Uber will own 37% of the combined entity, which will operate in 127 cities.
CEO: “This story is BS brewed on political agenda.”
Lawmaker proposes ban on DoD use of Moscow-based security vendor's products.
Analysis of deadly heatwaves shows how many more people theyrsquo;ll affect by 2100.
CAMBRIDGE, United Kingdom, and Moscow, Russia, 13th June 2017: UltraSoC has boosted its presence in Russia by engaging Nautech as its technical sales representative. Nautechrsquo;s expert and experienced technical and commercial team will help customers deploy UltraSoCrsquo;s embedded monitoring and analytics technology in system-on-chip (SoC) products, enabling powerful security, safety and performance enhancement features, while simultaneously cutting development time and hence reducing costs.UltraSoC is the leading provider of semiconductor IP for embedded analytics and monitoring,... Source: RealWire
Although the first quarter of 2017 was rather quiet compared to the previous reporting period, there were a few interesting developments.

Despite the growing popularity of IoT botnets, Windows-based bots accounted for 59.81% of all attacks. Meanwhile, complex attacks that can only be repelled with sophisticated protection mechanisms are becoming more frequent.
In pursuit of a high cyberthreat detection rate, the some developers of cybersecurity solutions neglect the subject matter of false positives, and unfairly so. Regretfully, only then does the idea dawn on these developers that high-quality protection from cyberthreats involves not only prevention but also a low false-positive rate.
It's almost four years since Edward Snowden leaked U.S. National Security Agency documents revealing the extent of the organization's surveillance of global internet traffic, but he's still making the headlines in Germany.At the Cebit trade show in Hannover, Germany, he'll be looking back at that period in live video interview from Moscow on Tuesday evening.[ Safeguard your data! The tools you need to encrypt your communications and web data. • Maximum-security essential tools for everyday encryption. • InfoWorld's encryption Deep Dive how-to report. | Discover how to secure your systems with InfoWorld's Security Report newsletter. ]There have been a lot of changes on the internet in those four years, but one of the biggest is the growth in the use of encryption.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here
Meaner strain of Shamoon makes comeback, joined by new, never-before disk wiper.
Apple’s iCloud appears to have been holding on to users’ deleted internet browsing histories, including records over a year old.Moscow-based forensics firm Elcomsoft noticed it was able to pull supposedly deleted Safari browser histories from iCloud accounts, such as the date and time the site was visited and when the record was deleted.[ The cloud storage security gap — and how to close it. | 5 ways Microsoft has improved SharePoint security. ]“In fact, we were able to access records dated more than one year back,” wrote Elcomsoft’s CEO Vladimir Katalov in a Thursday blog post.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here