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Beware! Malware distributors are switching to less suspicious file types

After aggressively using JavaScript email attachments to distribute malware for the past year, attackers are now switching to less suspicious file types to trick users.

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Hacker takes out dark web hosting service using well-known exploit

A major hosting service for sites on the dark web has apparently been hacked, resulting in scores of hidden sites, including those offering child pornography, going offline.

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What's keeping enterprises from using G Suite?

While Google has spent the past year trying to woo enterprises to its G Suite productivity service, it’s still the underdog compared to Microsoft Office, at least among large businesses. So what’s keeping it from broader appeal?

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Google Maps update puts a focus on navigation inside the app

A new Google Maps update brings a menu bar that makes it easier to get real-time driving directions, transit times, and information about nearby restaurants.

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Intel brought 300 drones to the Super Bowl

Intel showed off what its Shooting Star quadcopters can do when they played the role of backup dancers to Lady Gaga on Super Bowl on Sunday.

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Prime Members get 35% off Samsung Gear 360, 360-degree High-Res VR Camera - Deal Alert

With one tap, the Gear 360 starts recording everything above, below and all around the camera at once. Create, view and share your experiences instantly via social applications like Facebook, YouTube and Samsung VR.

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A Windows Cloud build just leaked, and this is what we learned

A leaked build of Windows Cloud surfaced recently, and it raises some interesting questions about Microsoft's unconfirmed version of Windows.

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Why Intel's Unite software survived last year's brutal product purge

At first glance, Intel's Unite software comes across as an anomaly. What future does the collaboration software have in the chipmaker's future?

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Hacker hijacks thousands of publicly exposed printers to warn owners

A hacker forced thousands of publicly exposed printers to spew out rogue messages in order to warn their owners about the risks of printer hacking.

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Stratoscale buys Tesora to bolster hybrid cloud database capability

Cloud service provider Stratoscale has snapped up database-as-a-service vendor Tesora to beef up its hybrid cloud offering.

Security Sessions: The CSO's role in active shooter planning

In the latest episode of Security Sessions, CSO Editor-in-chief Joan Goodchild speaks with Imad Mouline, CTO at Everbridge, about how involved CSOs need to be with planning for an active shooter or other emergency at their company. While many leave physical security to others in the company, the CSO can be key to determining communications plans for alerting employees.

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What those IP ratings like IP68 or IP53 really mean

Is your "waterproof" phone designed for a white-water rafter, or just for someone who frequently forgets their umbrella?

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Intel packs a tablet chip from yesteryear inside New Balance's new RunIQ smartwatch

Yes, smartwatches like the New Balance RunIQ are growing more powerful every day. But when they start using former phone and tablet processors like the Atom, things can get a little crazy.

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Why you should cover up your laptop's webcam

A lot of high-profile people recommend covering up your laptop's webcam, but is it really necessary? We take a closer look.

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French to fight fake news with backing from Google, Facebook

News organizations operating in France will open up a new fact-checking service, CrossCheck, at the end of this month. Their initial focus will be on covering the forthcoming French elections, but with a number of international organizations participating, the project's reach could grow.

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Google ordered by US court to produce emails stored abroad

Google has been ordered by a federal court in Pennsylvania to comply with search warrants and produce emails stored abroad, in a decision that is in sharp contrast to that of an appeals court in a similar case involving Microsoft.