RANSOMWARE LIVE TRACKING MAPS

The vision is chilling. It’s another busy day. An employee arrives and logs on to the network only to be confronted by a locked screen displaying a simple message: “Your files have been captured and encrypted. To release them, you must pay...”

Google AI Investment Expected To Increase

By Kiril Kirilov | July 27, 2017

Google AI Investment Google, directly or through affiliates, is becoming the dominant investor into artificial intelligence (AI) startups. Their latest programme for such startups, Developers Launchpad Studio, launched this week, appeals to all AI startups worldwide. Alongside mainstream AI, Developers…

Solving the Complexities of Multicloud Strategies

By CloudTweaks | July 26, 2017

Multicloud Strategies To avoid the dreaded cloud lock-in, many organizations are now managing multiple clouds to service their business needs. In fact, IDC recently found that 84% of IT executives surveyed expect to use multiple clouds from multiple cloud providers. It’s a complex application…

Domo Releases Annual “Data Never Sleeps” Infographic

By CloudTweaks | July 25, 2017

Fifth installment gives an updated look at digital data being created and consumed SILICON SLOPES, Utah, July 25, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Domo today released its “Data Never Sleeps 5.0” infographic, the fifth annual iteration of this informative visual report that provides…

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Chatbots and the Communication Language Gap

By Kiril Kirilov | July 25, 2017

Chatbot Communication Consumers still stand to gain much more from artificial intelligence (AI), particularly as regards its chatbox manifestations. For one, chatbots lack the interface of a self-serving app. Functional components such as links and buttons are not integral to them…

International Data Privacy Laws: Consistently Inconsistent

By Daren Glenister | July 24, 2017

International Data Privacy Laws Many multinational enterprises are faced with a plethora of restrictions and regulations both in their home countries and in the countries where they conduct business. While some of these laws are similar, many are not, which…

Roomba vacuum maker iRobot betting big on the ‘smart’ home

By CloudTweaks | July 24, 2017

(Reuters) – The Roomba robotic vacuum has been whizzing across floors for years, but its future may lie more in collecting data than dirt. That data is of the spatial variety: the dimensions of a room as well as distances…

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - Callsign Inc, a startup that had developed technology to help users access websites more securely, has raised $35 million from investors including Accel, PTB Ventures and NightDragon Security, the firm of former McAfee chief executive David DeWalt. The company, whose core team is based in London, said on Thursday that it will use the funding to ...
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LAS VEGAS, July 26, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The globe's leading security firms exhibiting at Black Hat USA2017 have a long way to go towards the adoption of DMARC – email authentication – which can greatly reduce phishing attacks and the ability for hackers to hijack domains for ransomware attack. The clear majority of exhibitors selling their cybersecurity products and expertise at Black Hat ...
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Cyber Research Finds That 1 in 3 Pirate Websites Expose Consumers to Malware That Can Lead to Loss of Privacy, Ransomware and Financial Loss WASHINGTON, July 26, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fifteen state attorneys general are warning that pirate websites often expose consumers to malware that can give hackers access to their personal information, their bank account – and even their bedroom. It ...
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