Carbon Emissions: Oversharing Bug Puts Security Vendor Back in Spotlight

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Fri, 18 Aug 2017 17:38:57 +0000

Last week, security firm DirectDefense came under fire for over-hyping claims that Cb Response, a cybersecurity product sold by competitor Carbon Black, was leaking proprietary from customers who use it. Carbon Black responded that the bug identified by its competitor was a feature, and that customers were amply cautioned in advance about the potential privacy risks of using the feature. Now Carbon Black is warning that an internal review has revealed a wholly separate bug in Cb Response that could in fact result in certain customers unintentionally sharing sensitive files.

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Cloakroom, Earth’s Most Futuristic Band, Explains How ‘Technology Is Chill’ Until It Isn’t

Credit to Author: Brian Anderson| Date: Fri, 18 Aug 2017 17:45:00 +0000

I talked to guitarist/vocalist Doyle Martin about tech anxiety, “Tetris,” and the esoteric themes behind the band’s new record, “Time Well.”

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22% off Aukey Dash Cam, Full HD Wide Angle With Night Vision – Deal Alert

Credit to Author: DealPost Team| Date: Thu, 03 Aug 2017 06:54:00 -0700

This 1080p Dash Camera captures video or stills, and is equipped with a motion detector and continuous loop recording. An emergency recording mode can be activated by sharp turns or sudden stops, and automatically captures unexpected driving incidents. The Dash Camera can also record whenever it sees motion in front or create a time-lapse video of your trip. Features Full HD 1080P, 170° Wide Angle Lens, 2“ LCD and Night Vision. Its typical list price has been reduced 22% to just $69.99. See this deal on Amazon.

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iCloud security: How (and why) to enable two-factor authentication

Credit to Author: Michael deAgonia| Date: Fri, 18 Aug 2017 03:11:00 -0700

Given that so many of the details of our digital lives are either with us (on our smartphones) or easily accessible (via the web), you should be doing everything you can to protect that information and data. On iPhones and iPads, data is largely kept in a vault, sealed behind strong encryption and (hopefully) a strong password. Even if the device is lost or stolen, chances are good that encryption will keep data safe. (That vault is secure enough to frustrate even the FBI.)

Although iOS devices are designed and built to be secure, data is also stored and accessible online. With security breaches occurring routinely, your data is vulnerable to anyone in the world with an internet connection and a halfway decent browser. If a breach occurs and thieves gain access to your email and password, they can easily reset any account linked to that email, change the password, and lock you out of your own data.

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