Ignite 2017: Microsoft Partners with Lenovo, HP, and Fujitsu on New Windows 10 S Commercial Devices

These devices will also work with the companies new Windows AutoPilot deployment service Microsoft is hosting more than 25,000 attendees this week in Orlando for their annual Ignite conference. During the main keynote, led by Satya Nadella, the company announced a new partnership with three OEMs to deliver commercial devices running Windows 10 S that can also use the companies new Windows AutoPilot deployment service.
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Additional information regarding the recent CCleaner APT security incident

We would like to update our customers and the general public on the latest findings regarding the investigation of the recent CCleaner security incident. As published in our previous blog posts (here and here), analysis of the CnC server showed that the incident was in fact an Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) attack, targeting specific high-tech and telecommunications companies. That is, despite the fact that CCleaner is a consumer product, the purpose of the attack was not to attack consumers and their data; instead, the CCleaner customers were used to gain access to corporate networks of select large enterprises.
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First MWCA was a rousing success!

Tens of thousands of attendees converged upon the Moscone Center in San Francisco last week for the first Mobile World Congress Americas (MWCA), a meeting of thought leaders in the mobile world. There were exhibits, press events, booths, demonstrations, lectures, and discussions. In addition to mobile, a big topic on everyone’s mind was cybersecurity for the internet of things (IoT). With increasingly more household devices becoming “smart” and connected and operated via mobile app, people are realizing the necessity of cybersecurity for everything.
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SEC Announces Data Breach Dating Back to 2016

The Security Exchange Commission (SEC) announced on Wednesday that its EDGAR database was compromised in 2016. This database stores non-public information on businesses, such as quarterly earnings, and statements on merger and acquisition dealings. According to the agency, the compromise was due to a software vulnerability being exploited on its systems, which was promptly patched … Read More The post SEC Announces Data Breach Dating Back to 2016 appeared first on The State of Security.
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