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Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
Skype update installer found to be susceptible to DLL hijacking, potentially giving system-level privileges; Microsoft says fix will come when app is rewritten   —  The bug grants a low-level user access to every corner of the operating system.  —  A security flaw in Skype's updater process …
Feb 13, 2018, 2:20 PMIn context
Larry Dignan / ZDNet:
Oracle to expand its autonomous technology across its PaaS offerings in app development, app and data integration, analytics, and system and identity management   —  The autonomous technology in the Oracle Autonomous Database will now be rolled out to application development, app and data integration …
Feb 13, 2018, 1:45 AMIn context
Mary Jo Foley / ZDNet:
Microsoft says it will add Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection support for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 this summer   —  Microsoft is adding Windows 7 SP1 and Windows 8.1 to the list of protected end-points covered by Windows Defender ATP, starting this summer.
Feb 12, 2018, 3:10 PMIn context
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes / ZDNet:
AMD unveils Ryzen “Raven Ridge” desktop APUs with Radeon Vega graphics, ranging from $99 to $169, to shake up the entry-level and mid-range desktop PC market   —  AMD's unveiling of the Ryzen 3 2200G and Ryzen 5 2400G that feature built-in Radeon Vega graphics will shake up the entry-level and mid-range desktop PC market.
Feb 12, 2018, 1:25 PMIn context
Mary Jo Foley / ZDNet:
Microsoft outlines roadmap for Progressive Web Apps, will experiment with crawling and indexing PWAs from the web so they can be listed in the Microsoft Store   —  Microsoft will be ready to support PWAs in the Microsoft Store as of Windows 10 Redstone 4.  Here's its game plan.
Feb 7, 2018, 6:10 PMIn context
Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
US DoJ charges 36 people tied to seven-year cyber-fraud ring that secured $530M+ from selling stolen identities, more; 13 arrested in total with five in the US   —  Prosecutors said the case is “one of the largest cyber-fraud prosecutions” ever carried out by the Justice Department.
Feb 7, 2018, 12:55 PMIn context
Mary Jo Foley / ZDNet:
Microsoft is offering OneDrive for Business for free to select businesses for the length of their existing contracts with Google/Box/Dropbox, for up to 3 years   —  Microsoft has a new OneDrive-for-Business compete offer for organizations which currently use some of its rivals' cloud storage services.
Feb 7, 2018, 4:15 AMIn context
Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
Researcher finds flaw in Hotspot Shield, a VPN with ~500M users, that can reveal a user's WiFi network name, country, and more; fix coming in update next week   —  The virtual private network says it provides a way to browse the web “anonymously and privately,” but a security researcher …
Feb 6, 2018, 8:25 PMIn context
Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
Grammarly fixes security bug in its Chrome extension, which is used by about 22M people, that allowed any site to obtain access to user accounts   —  The grammar-correcting browser extension is used by about 22 million users.  —  Grammarly has fixed a security bug in its Chrome extension …
Feb 5, 2018, 5:00 PMIn context
Danny Palmer / ZDNet:
Researchers detail Smominru, a Monero cryptocurrency mining botnet using NSA's EternalBlue exploit to enslave 500K+ computers, mostly targeting Windows servers   —  The Smominru miner has infected at least half a million machines — mostly consisting of Windows servers — and spreads using the EternalBlue exploit.
Feb 4, 2018, 8:40 AMIn context

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