Be afraid: Wikileaks reveals CIA is hacking Android, iOS and even smart TVs

A new release of thousands of top secret documents from the Central Intelligence Agency by Wikileaks has revealed for the first time that the Agency is not only able to, but is actively hacking a wide variety of smart devices including smart televisions.
The “Year Zero” release, the first part of…

Link: Be afraid: Wikileaks reveals CIA is hacking Android, iOS and even smart TVs
via siliconangle.com

5 Good Android Audio Recording Apps for Teachers

March 2017 Looking for some good Android audio recording apps, the list below has you covered. These are some popular apps ( based on users reviews) for recording and sharing audio clips in Google Play Store. While they differ in the features they provide in that some have advanced functionalities but they are all easy and simple to use.

Link: 5 Good Android Audio Recording Apps for Teachers
via http://www.educatorstechnology.com

Apple starts rejecting apps with “hot code push” features

From https://rollout.io/how-it-works/ :Does Rollout comply to Apple’s Guidelines? Yes. As per Apple’s official guidelines, Rollout.io does NOT alter binaries. … With over 50 million devices already running our SDK, it is safe to say that Rollout complies with with Apple’s development and App…

Link: Apple starts rejecting apps with “hot code push” features
via news.ycombinator.com

SANS ISC Stormcast: Daily Network Security News Summary; Cyber Security Podcast

ISC StormCast for Wednesday, March 8th 2017
A daily summary of network and system security news from the SANS Internet Storm Center
Author:Johannes B. Ullrich, Ph.D.
Created: Wednesday, March 8th 2017
Length: 6:41
minutes
Today’s Headline: #CIA Leak; #Shamoon now #Stonedrill;

If you…

Link: SANS ISC Stormcast: Daily Network Security News Summary; Cyber Security Podcast
via isc.sans.edu

5 must-see security sessions at Google Cloud Next ’17

By David B. Cross, Cloud Security Engineering Director So many sessions, so little time. Google Cloud Next ’17, taking place next month, features over 200 breakout sessions; many geared directly at security professionals. If you only have time on your schedule for a few security breakouts, here…

Link: 5 must-see security sessions at Google Cloud Next ’17
via cloudplatform.googleblog.com

AMD targets Xeon CPU with Zen-based Naples

Following the big splash AMD caused with its Ryzen processors, the firm has now revealed initial details on its ‘Naples’ CPUs destined for servers and data centres. These processors are built on the same Zen architecture as Ryzen, and will be delivered in models with up to 32-cores, boasting what AMD describes as ‘superior’ memory bandwidth.

Link: AMD targets Xeon CPU with Zen-based Naples
via http://www.techradar.com