New Samsung security camera hacks show yet again why it’s important to have a good firewall

Simple and slightly smart, but not very secure

The saga of hacks made on Samsung’s popular SmartCam security cameras are a perfect illustration of why your network defense must start with a well-managed firewall. It has become impossible to rely on IoT device makers to create completely secure devices, and unworkable to have to keep them all up to date even when patches are provided.…

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Meet Boaty McBoatface – the drone submarine

The “Boaty McBoatface” saga has finally been resolved – a remote-controlled sub will now bear the controversial name, which recently topped an online poll to name the U.K.’s newest polar research vessel.

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US Department of Justice files motion to force Apple to crack terrorist's iPhone

Article Image Apple’s complex saga involving data encryption, civil liberties and national security took yet another twist on Friday when the U.S. Department of Justice weighed in, filing a motion attempting to compel the iPhone maker to create a backdoor to unlock a secured iPhone.

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Shuttle drivers at Apple, other Silicon Valley tech companies vote for Teamsters representation

In the ongoing Silicon Valley shuttle bus saga, contracted drivers serving five local tech firms, including Apple, voted on Friday to seek representation by the Teamsters union.



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Lawsuit claims Steve Jobs, senior Apple directors hurt company with anti-poaching row

Piling onto Apple’s anti-poaching courtroom saga, a new lawsuit seeks damages on behalf of shareholders for financial losses related to alleged misconduct by senior directors, including late cofounder Steve Jobs and current CEO Tim Cook.



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