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Register for the BlackBerry and Microsoft Executive Panel: Security, Productivity, and the Cloud

Microsoft and BlackBerry continue to partner in enabling secure enterprise mobile productivity and management solutions and most recently, they’ve announced a new webinar that will take place on April 27th, 11:00 AM ET. Lead by David Kleidermacher, Chief Security Officer at BlackBerry, and John Hewie, National Security Officer at Microsoft Canada, the webinar will discuss […]

Microsoft acquires security firm Hexadite

Microsoft has announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Hexadite, a security firm based in Boston and with researchers operating out of Israel. According to Microsoft, it plans to eventually integrate Hexadite’s automated threat detection technology with its Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection platform. From Microsoft: Today, Microsoft is strengthening its Advanced Threat […]

Lenovo discloses security vulnerability in ThinkPad fingerprint manager

If you’re using an older ThinkPad with a fingerprint sensor, you’ll want to update it pronto. Lenovo has disclosed a high-severity security vulnerability with its Fingerprint Manager Pro software for ThinkPad, ThinkCentre, and ThinkStation systems (via Engadget). According to Lenovo, the software uses weak encryption and a hardcoded password, allowing for attackers to more easily […]

Android phone makers are putting millions at risk by allegedly lying about missed security patches

Some of the largest Android smartphone makers are thought to be misleading users about important security updates, according to a report from Wired. The claim comes from technology analyst firm Security Research Labs, which has reason to believe Android manufacturers are telling lies about security patches. Over the past few years, Android manufacturers have built up […]

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