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A recently discovered variant of the KillDisk malware encrypts files and holds them for ransom instead of deleting them. Since KillDisk has been used in attacks aimed at industrial control systems (ICS), experts are concerned that threat actors may be bringing ransomware into the industrial domain. Previous versions of KillDisk wiped hard drives in an […]

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Artificial intelligence (AI) is the future. It’s a complex subject that basically boils down to mathematics. Mathematical rules, or algorithms, process data and deliver decisions (actually, they deliver probabilities and we decide what level of probability constitutes a decision). Those decisions already control much of our lives, from something as simple as stop/go sequences that […]

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Bitglass has been granted a patent for its searchable full-strength 256-bit AES encryption for cloud applications. The technology, covered by US Patent 9,047,480, is immediately available in Bitglass Enterprise Edition. “Prior approaches to searchable encryption came in two flavors – weak cyclic ciphers from the Roman empire or currently impracticable homeomorphic approaches that propose new […]

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