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Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Why Privileged Users Are a Major Security Risk - 0 views

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    " Privileged users are a key concern for IT leaders because inadvertent leaks from unsanctioned app usage are more likely to originate from this user group."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Inside Eve: Online's propaganda machine-from Photoshop to DDoS | Ars Technica UK [# ! N... - 0 views

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    "As the virtual war intensifies, so too do attacks on players in the real world. Nick Cowen - Sep 6, 2016 7:27 am UTC"
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Los riesgos de ejecutar el kernel de Linux en Windows 10 - ComputerHoy.com - 0 views

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    "Una de la últimas actualizaciones de Windows 10 permite ejecutar Linux y el sistema operativo de Microsoft en un mismo equipo, pero, como ha señalado el arquitecto de CrowdStrike, Alex Ionescu, en la conferencia Black Hat celebrada la semana pasada en Estados Unidos, se han encontrado graves vulnerabilidades que ponen en peligro la seguridad del usuario. "
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    "Una de la últimas actualizaciones de Windows 10 permite ejecutar Linux y el sistema operativo de Microsoft en un mismo equipo, pero, como ha señalado el arquitecto de CrowdStrike, Alex Ionescu, en la conferencia Black Hat celebrada la semana pasada en Estados Unidos, se han encontrado graves vulnerabilidades que ponen en peligro la seguridad del usuario. "
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Facebook and Microsoft Are Laying a Giant Cable Across the Atlantic | WIRED - 0 views

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    [Facebook and Microsoft are laying a massive cable across the middle of the Atlantic. Dubbed MAREA-Spanish for "tide"-this giant underwater cable will stretch from Virginia to Bilbao, Spain, shuttling digital data across 6,600 kilometers of ocean. Providing up to 160 terabits per second of bandwidth-about 16 million times the bandwidth of your home Internet connection-it will allow the two tech titans to more efficiently move enormous amounts of information between the many computer data centers and network hubs that underpin their popular online services. ...]
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    [Facebook and Microsoft are laying a massive cable across the middle of the Atlantic. Dubbed MAREA-Spanish for "tide"-this giant underwater cable will stretch from Virginia to Bilbao, Spain, shuttling digital data across 6,600 kilometers of ocean. Providing up to 160 terabits per second of bandwidth-about 16 million times the bandwidth of your home Internet connection-it will allow the two tech titans to more efficiently move enormous amounts of information between the many computer data centers and network hubs that underpin their popular online services. ...]
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Linux kernel flaw endangers millions of PCs, servers and Android devices | ITworld - 0 views

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    "By Lucian Constantin Follow IDG News Service | January 19, 2016 RELATED TOPICS Security Linux Comments For almost three years, a serious vulnerability in the Linux kernel could have allowed attackers to take full control over Linux-based PCs, servers, Android phones and other embedded devices."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Social media addiction is a bigger problem than you think | ITNews - 0 views

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    Can't stay away from social media? You're not alone; social networking is engineered to be as habit-forming as crack cocaine. By Mike Elgan
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

HTTPS certificates with forbidden domains issued by "quite a few" CAs | Ars Technica UK - 0 views

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    "Certs for "mailarchive" and other internal names could threaten entire Internet. by Dan Goodin (US) - Nov 10, 2015 7:35am CET"
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

More Information Emerges About the Microsoft-Red Hat Patent Agreement | Techrights - 0 views

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    "Summary: Informed (GNU/Linux-centric) journalists who looked beyond the misleading press releases and the distracting marketing campaign have managed to find out and highlight the patent issues associated with the Red Hat-Microsoft deal"
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    "Summary: Informed (GNU/Linux-centric) journalists who looked beyond the misleading press releases and the distracting marketing campaign have managed to find out and highlight the patent issues associated with the Red Hat-Microsoft deal"
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

The Web's ten most dangerous neighborhoods | CSO Online - 1 views

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    "Ten top-level domains are to blame for at least 95 percent of the websites that pose a potential threat to visitors Maria Korolov By Maria Korolov Follow CSO | Sep 1, 2015 1:00 AM PT"
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

EFF Told to "Shut the Hell Up" About SOPA - TorrentFreak - 1 views

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    " Andy on August 7, 2015 C: 155 News Warnings from the EFF this week that Hollywood is making renewed efforts to obtain SOPA-like powers over Internet companies has touched a nerve, with filmmakers and anti-piracy activists attacking from all angles. The EFF should stop talking about the past, its critics say, and admit that the Internet won't get broken by Hollywood."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Are 600 Million Samsung Android Phones Really at Risk? - 0 views

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    "NEWS ANALYSIS: A report alleges a significant risk to Samsung phones, but the threat may be overstated. It is just one of many risks Android device users face."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

EU's ongoing attempt to kill Net Neutrality forever | La Quadrature du Net - 0 views

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    "Submitted on 20 May 2015 - 10:25 Net neutrality Andrus Ansip Günther Oettinger press release Printer-friendly version Send by email Français Paris, 20 May 2015 - Governments of the EU intends to crush the rights and freedoms of citizens in order to reach an agreement on roaming1, thus undermining competition and innovation in the digital economy, according to a leaked document. This documents reveals an unacceptable disregard on the part of Member States for the commitment of the EU Parliament and many EU citizens to uphold the principle of Net neutrality."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Exposed: NSA program for hacking any cell phone network, no matter where it is | Ars Te... - 1 views

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    "The National Security Agency has spied on hundreds of companies and groups around the world, including in countries allied with the US government, as part of an effort designed to allow agents to hack into any cellular network, no matter where it's located, according to a report published Thursday."
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    "The National Security Agency has spied on hundreds of companies and groups around the world, including in countries allied with the US government, as part of an effort designed to allow agents to hack into any cellular network, no matter where it's located, according to a report published Thursday."
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.

Study finds firmware plagued by poor encryption and backdoors | ITworld - 0 views

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    "Firmware within the 'Internet of Things' could pose opportunities for hackers, researchers find" ["Hackers" are not the real danger...]
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    "Firmware within the 'Internet of Things' could pose opportunities for hackers, researchers find" ["Hackers" are not the true danger...]
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    "Firmware within the 'Internet of Things' could pose opportunities for hackers, researchers find" ["Hackers" are not the true danger...]
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