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SAP’s TREX exposed HANA, NetWeaver

No jokes about dinosaurs SAP has rushed out a patch for its TREX search engine, after security researchers found bugs in a 2015 patch.…

SAP Updates Two-Year-Old Patch for TREX Vulnerability

SAP has issued an updated patch for a code-injection vulnerability affecting the TREX search engine integrated into more than a dozen SAP products.

Why we need to encrypt everything

If you've been paying attention lately, you've likely noticed that more of your everyday websites are going HTTPS by default: Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and even your favorite search engine.This is a good development.

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Ajit Pai says broadband market too competitive for strict privacy rules

FCC Chair ignores lack of home Internet competition in argument against privacy rules.

Judge OKs warrant to reveal who searched a crime victim’s name...

Order seeks data for "any/all user or subscriber information" related to the searches.

Chrome for macOS to block rogue ad injections and settings changes

Google has expanded its Safe Browsing service, allowing Google Chrome on macOS to better protect users from programs that locally inject ads into webpages or that change the browser’s homepage and search settings.The Safe Browsing service is used by Google’s search engine, as well as Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox, to block users from accessing websites that host malicious code or malicious software.

The service is also used in Chrome to scan downloaded files and block users from executing those that are flagged as malicious.[ Docker, Amazon, TensorFlow, Windows 10, and more: See InfoWorld's 2017 Technology of the Year Award winners. | Cut to the key news in technology trends and IT breakthroughs with the InfoWorld Daily newsletter, our summary of the top tech happenings. ]“Safe Browsing is broadening its protection of macOS devices, enabling safer browsing experiences by improving defenses against unwanted software and malware targeting macOS,” Google said in a blog post Wednesday. “As a result, macOS users may start seeing more warnings when they navigate to dangerous sites or download dangerous files.”To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

Stuffed toys database left personal data exposed, says security expert

Internet of Things database containing personal information was indexed by Shodan search engine.

Creepy IoT teddy bear leaks >2 million parents’ and kids’ voice...

Publicly accessible database wasn’t even protected by a password.

Serious Cloudflare bug exposed a potpourri of secret customer data

Service used by 5.5 million websites may have leaked passwords and authentication tokens.

Google’s latest space-themed Doodle is exceptionally clever

Search giant celebrates the discovery of an unusual planetary system.

Apple joins Wireless Power Consortium, charging up iPhone 8 rumor

Apple has joined the consortium behind the Qi wireless charging system, supercharging rumors that owners of future an iPhone could live tangle-free.Last week, a financial analyst claimed Apple will release three new iPhones with wireless charging capabilities this year, reviving an on-again, off-again rumor about the next-generation iPhone’s capabilities.[ iPad Pro vs.
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The appearance of Apple’s name on the membership list of the Wireless Power Consortium, Qi’s creator, over the last week adds credence to that rumor.
Its name was not on the list cached by Google’s search engine last Tuesday.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

Google Paid $3 Million To Bug Hunters In 2016

Search engine giant an example of the growing number of organizations benefiting from bug bounty programs.