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Security flaw found in fitness wristband: Kaspersky

March 27, 2015 | ZAFIRAH SALIM

According to a Kaspersky study, the authentication method implemented in several popular wristbands allows a third-party to connect invisibly to the device, execute commands, and in some cases – extract data held on the device.

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Cisco inks 10-year global deal with Covata

March 27, 2015 | HAFIZAH OSMAN

Networking multi-national corporation, Cisco, and data-centric security solution provider, Covata (ASX:CVT), have forged a long-term licensing agreement. The 10-year deal will allow Cisco to deliver the Covata platform and related products to their clients.

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Google embraces Internet Explorer tech to help improve Chrome's scrolling

March 27, 2015 | IAN PAUL

Google and Microsoft aren't exactly friends, but the two companies are working closely to add some Microsoft magic to Chrome that could improve the browser's scrolling issues--especially on mobile. Google recently said it would introduce Microsoft's Pointer Events (a technology that controls mouse, touch, and stylus inputs) in Chrome.

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Private I: Trust and verify for network certificate roots

March 27, 2015 | GLENN FLEISHMAN

In a post on March 23, Google's security team explained that it had discovered that someone was delivering digital certificates to users for Google domains that weren't authorized by Google. A quick investigation discovered that a Chinese certificate authority (CA), CNNIC, had improperly given a reseller enough power to create verifiable certificates for any domain in the world.

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Facebook's Video API lets brands push more and more video into your News Feed

March 27, 2015 | LEAH YAMSHON

Coming soon to a News Feed near you: More videos from brands and content creators, instead of your friends. Facebook rolled out an update to its Video API on Wednesday, and went over the details during a session at the company's F8 Developer Conference. The goal of these new features is to help creators better reach their audiences--which could be you.

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