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On March 23rd, 2018, the United States brought charges against nine Iranians for their alleged state-sponsored attacks against 100,000 university professors worldwide, and in the US. The attackers’ target was “valuable intellectual property and data”, but their tactic was the compromising of email accounts using spear phishing attacks. Separately, in January 2018, VeriClouds released the […]

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Released in the stable channel on Tuesday, Chrome 66 removes trusts in website certificates that Symantec issued before June 1, 2016, while also bringing a trial of Site Isolation, and patching 62 vulnerabilities. The removal of trust in older Symantec certificates was triggered by the improper issuance of numerous digital certificates over the course of […]

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Adobe fixed four critical vulnerabilities in its Flash Player and InDesign products as part of its regularly scheduled April Security Bulletin Tuesday morning. In all, Adobe released 13 patches for products including Adobe Experience Manager, Adobe InDesign CC, Adobe Digital Editions and the Adobe PhoneGap Push Plugin. According to Adobe, it “is not aware of […]

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Hype over artificial intelligence reached its zenith in 2017, with CIOs, consultants and academics touting the technology as potentially automating anything from business and IT operations to customer connections. Yet through the first calendar quarter of 2018 several media organizations reported on the dangers of AI, which involves training computers to perform tasks normally requiring […]

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