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 […]

AMD promises fixes coming for new processor security vulnerabilities

AMD this week responded to the disclosure of a set of security vulnerabilities affecting its processors, acknowledging that the flaws exist and promising it will release fixes in the coming weeks. The flaws in question, disclosed last week by CTS-Labs, involve 13 critical security vulnerabilities (spread across four families: Masterkey, Fallout, RyzenFall, and Chimera) found […]