US Congress seeks answers on Juniper Networks breach amid encryption fight – Networking – Security- Tempemail

A group of US lawmakers preparing to fight a legislative attack on encrypted communications is trying to establish what happened when encryption was subverted at a Silicon Valley maker of networking gear. Democrat Ron Wyden, who sits on the Senate Intelligence Committee, said the 2015 incident at Sunnyvale-based Juniper Networks Continue Reading

US sets aside up to $23bn for broadband upgrades – Telco/ISP- Tempemail

The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted on Tuesday to adopt auction procedures to provide up to US$16 billion (A$22.85 billion) to areas that lack broadband service, including nearly 6 million unserved rural homes and businesses. The FCC voted to commence the auction on October 29. Auction applicants will be Continue Reading

‘Crosstalk’ info leak flaw bridges Intel processor cores – Security – Hardware- Tempemail

Security researchers have expanded on existing unfixed Intel processor design flaws and discovered a novel way to leak sensitive information across cores. Researchers at security vendor VUsec inspected the behaviour of complex x86 instructions and found an undocumented staging buffer or memory area in Intel processors that is shared between Continue Reading

CBA, other banks weigh IT countermeasures against digital payment abuse – Finance – Software- Tempemail

The Commonwealth Bank is not ruling out more technical ways to recognise or prevent digital payments being used to harass or abuse customers, calling action it took last week a “first step”. The bank revealed the results of an analysis last week that showed more than 8000 CBA customers received Continue Reading

Amazon to block police use of facial recognition for a year – Security – Software- Tempemail

Amazon is putting a year-long “moratorium” on police use of its Rekognition facial recognition technology. “We’re implementing a one-year moratorium on police use of Amazon’s facial recognition technology,” the company said on its dayone blog. “We’ve advocated that governments should put in place stronger regulations to govern the ethical use Continue Reading

Home affairs flags steps to help Australians identify fake news by foreign powers | Australia news- Tempemail

The home affairs department has warned foreign interference activity against Australian interests is occurring at an “unprecedented scale” and says measures to help people to identify fake news could be one of the potential responses to defending sovereignty. The stark warning is contained in a submission to the Senate select Continue Reading

Facebook Launches Messenger Kids across Sub-Saharan Africa | Tempemail

Sourced from Shutterstock Facebook is rolling out Messenger Kids – a video chat and messaging app that helps children connect with friends and family in a fun, parent-controlled space. Available to download from the Apple App and Google Play Stores, Messenger Kids has been designed for children between the ages Continue Reading

Product News: Platform Features W24 2020

Sentiment Filter in Flexible Widgets With everything that’s going on in the world, understanding your social media community is crucial. When analyzing a few conversations per day, it’s relatively easy to determine whether a post gives a positive or negative vibe. But listening to the entire online audience? Socialbakers AI-powered Continue Reading

Why Smart IT Investments Lead the Way to Post-Recession Growth- Tempemail

We’re going Zoom, Zoom, Zoom, and that’s the way it is. It was the Zoom heard around the world, and suddenly a beloved cloud-based video conference provider became core infrastructure, vital as power and water, for business and government, students, families, well, everyone. No one was more surprised than the Continue Reading

How to Use Microsoft Teams in 4 Quick Steps | Tempemail

Sourced from Tech Republic. Microsoft Teams has exploded in popularity since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent remote work exodus. Hundreds of thousands of people have brought their offices home with them, and with that, they’ve turned to Microsoft Teams. The platform has very quickly become the leader Continue Reading