Internet of Overwhelming Things

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As the era of Internet of Things (IoT) dawned, the fridge got hacked. Well, maybe not. In early 2014, as many media outlets such as NPR reported, security services vendor Proofpoint claimed to have detected the first IoT-based cyber attack involving “more…

Safari, Chrome push to mask URLs

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Apple’s browser will truncate Web addresses to domain-only length in OS X Yosemite; Google’s experimenting with a similar design Safari on OS X Yosemite will mask most of a URL in its top-of-window address bar, following in the footsteps of Safari on…

Microsoft protects cloud with directory-integrated two-factor authentication

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Active Authentication uses phones to improve security for hosted apps Microsoft is upping the security on Azure with Active Authentication, a new service now in preview which allows enterprises to secure access to hosted applications such as Office 365 with two-factor authentication….