End of line: supporting IoT in the home

Warranties which may not warranty, certificates which might fail to certify, lifespans which don’t match the length of cover promised. This could be IoT.

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BleepingComputer Defends Freedom of Speech

A software development company, Enigma Software Group, is suing Bleeping Computer because of a negative review posted on the site about their product.

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Imitation Putlocker Site Unlocks Path to PUP

Several popular sites are mimicked so that their duplicates can be used to lure unwary users. We’ve seen one for a known online video streaming site, and it prompts a Java update.

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What’s Patch Tuesday?

While the monthly Patch Tuesday has served as a reliable security fix for years, cyber criminals are finding ways to penetrate the system, exploiting vulnerabilities in a matter of days, if not hours.

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UPDATE NOW: Critical Patch Pushed by Microsoft

Usually, Microsoft pushes out updates on “Patch Tuesday” but the severity of the vulnerability they are fixing requires immediate remediation and a new update released in the last 24 hours. The update fixes a serious security flaw found within how Windows products read certain types of fonts.

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Exploit Kits: A Fast Growing Threat

Did you know that 2/3 of all new malware is distributed by Exploit Kits via websites that you trust?

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A bit of company news

Following a lot of hard work, I’m really happy to announce we have closed our first ever fundraising, with Highland Capital Partners.

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The PirateBox, Revisited

The PirateBox leaning curve was steep but it’s now a lot easier with the project’s recent major update and revamp including new features.

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A Week in Security (May 4 – 10)

A weeks’ worth of security news for the week of May 4-10.

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