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BotNet Report: Threats and Analysis.

The U.S. Department of Commerce recently released an interesting report on the increasingly sophisticated threat of botnets – groups of computers and/or computerized devices that can be used for malicious purposes, such as large-scale DDoS attacks or spamming messages.  The report makes 6 specific notes worth chewing on: 1.  Automated, distributed attacks are a global … Continue reading

Windows Update Alert: April Patches Causing Problems.

Staying current on Windows updates is important – but new updates are rarely without their bugs, and April’s monthly releases were no exception. As ComputerWorld.com reports: If you’re using Windows 10, you saw big multiple patches in April: Version 1709 – the Fall Creators Update – the initial Patch Tuesday patch, KB 4093112, had the usual round of … Continue reading

AI and Cybersecurity: The Defensive Revolution.

Cybersecurity expert Bruce Schneier has written an excellent article examining how developments in Artificial Intelligence may completely alter the balance of power in computer systems defense:  “Artificial intelligence technologies have the potential to upend the longstanding advantage that attack has over defense on the Internet. This has to do with the relative strengths and weaknesses … Continue reading

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