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Google, Hyperledger launch online identity management tools

The new tools enable mobile-based options for employees to sign into corporate applications or create self-sovereign identities, access to which they control.

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Massive bank app security holes: You might want to go back to that money under the mattress tactic

A new report from a well-regarded payments consulting firm has found a lengthy list of security insanity while examining several major fintech company mobile apps.

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Microsoft Patch Alert: Most March patches look good

March was a comparatively light patching month and there don’t appear to be any immediate patching worries. A hopeful sign?

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With its Apple Card, Apple edges further into financial services

Apple's new credit card threatens to cut out some of the financial services middlemen, though for now it's still tied to a bank and credit card issuer. That could change, however, giving users even greater benefits in the future.

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Microsoft connects rival browsers to Windows 10's Application Guard

Using separate add-ons for the Chrome and Firefox browsers, Microsoft has connected those browsers with Windows 10's advanced security technology.

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ASUS Live Update Utility cracked, installs ShadowHammer backdoor on 1M PCs, but only 600 targeted

In yet another Rock Star malware announcement, Kaspersky unveils spectacular details of craftily subverted ASUS automatic update servers. Kaspersky estimates 1 million infections, but only 600 hand-coded machines targeted. Mostly,...

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How blockchain is becoming the 5G of the payment industry

New blockchain-based financial networks like the one launched by IBM last week will enable faster and more transparent cross-border payments and eventually become the platform for retail and other consumer transactions.

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How to audit Windows Task Scheduler to detect attacks

Learn how to prevent attackers from using Task Scheduler to hide and set up tasks to access Windows systems.

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Or you could just go next door and tell them.

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Slack rolls out enterprise key management, but has no plans for end-to-end encryption

The team collaboration software maker hopes to give enterprise customers more control over sensitive data such as messages, files and comments with the key management feature.

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March 2019 Windows and Office patches poke a few interesting places

Although it’s much too early to draw any definitive conclusions, initial reports are that the March 2019 Patch Tuesday rollout hasn’t hit any major bumps. There are a few odd nuances, though, that warrant your consideration.

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Apple’s Box security scare shows the risk of shadow IT

Until enterprise IT learns internal solutions must be as easy to use as any iPhone app, shadow IT will be a problem.

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Microsoft to start selling Windows 7 add-on support April 1

'Extended Security Updates' will give enterprise customers more time to move off Windows 7 by providing security fixes for OS vulnerabilities after support ends in January 2020.

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Huawei’s possible lawsuit, ransomware readiness, old malware resurfaces | TECH(feed)

The ongoing battle between the U.S. and Huawei could soon go to court as Huawei reportedly prepares to sue the U.S. government. Plus, 2019 will see ride sharing companies going public… but which will be first? And as a decade-old...

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Now you can buy police-grade iPhone hacking tools on eBay

That you can buy police-grade tools for hacking iPhones is proof positive that privacy and security are essential in the digital age.

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Microsoft CEO supports Apple on privacy

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella seems to agree with Apple CEO Tim Cook when it comes to privacy, calling this a “fundamental human right.”

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Microsoft opens top-tier Defender ATP security to Windows 7 PCs

Windows Defender ATP, which can detects ongoing attacks on corporate networks and recommend a response, is now available for Windows 7 and 8.1.

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