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((Only users who own a Lenovo Computer are affected by this software))
What is Superfish?
Superfish is a piece of software that Lenovo has admitted to pre-installing on many of its laptops to “enhance the shopping experience” of its users. However, the U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team calls Superfish a “man-in-the-middle attack” because of how it “intercepts users’ web traffic to provide targeted advertisements.”
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Call it 802.11baaa: Rural broadband experiment could use sheep as Wi-Fi hotspots
Jared Newman @onejarednewman
Feb 13, 2015 10:20 AM
Call it 802.11baaa: A new research project may look at ways to turn sheep into wandering, wooly Wi-Fi hotspots.
According to Wales Online, researchers at Lancaster University have received a grant of about $260,000 to equip sheep with digital smart collars. The primary purpose is to track the herd’s location and measure environmental conditions.
VirusTotal tackles the tricky false positives problem plaguing antivirus software
Feb 12, 2015 8:32 AM
VirusTotal, a Google-owned online malware scanning service, is creating a whitelist of products from large software vendors to reduce bad detections by antivirus programs.
False positive detections are common in the antivirus industry. They occur when a benign program is wrongfully flagged as malicious due to an overly broad detection signature or algorithm used in... more»
Connected homes can be easy targets for hackers, says cybersecurity firm
Paul Lilly @Paul_B_Lilly
Feb 13, 2015 3:00 AM
Nearly all the fancy hardware in your connected home is inherently flawed when it comes to security. That’s one of the painful takeaways from a new report by Synack, a subscription Security-as-as-Service (SaaS) startup in Menlo Park, California. The company’s analysis will be a rude awakening for anyone who thinks they have a bullet-proof home-security system,... more»