Microsoft: Give IE another chance

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By Gregg Keizer, Computerworld | August 15th, 2014 Tidbits from a Reddit “Ask Me Anything” chat also include browser name-change, faster updates and the demise of IE8. In a wide-ranging “Ask Me Anything” chat on…

Azure cloud services have a rough week

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By Juan Carlos Perez, IDG News Service | August 15th, 2014 Outages and service disruptions hit several Azure products in various regions of the world in the past seven days. Microsoft’s Azure cloud computing platform…

Heartbleed exposes weaknesses in hardware design

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By Agam Shah, IDG News Service | August 15th, 2014 Heartbleed highlights memory and cache architecture weaknesses, but a DHS-funded project proposes changes. Heartbleed may have been a software bug, but it highlighted glaring weaknesses…

Survey: Most hackers do it for the lulz

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By Jared Newman, PC World | August 14th, 2014 What motivates hackers to wreak havoc on security systems and steal sensitive data? According to a new survey, most hackers do it for kicks, and few…

How Google is heading toward safe, global Gmail

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CSO | August 14th, 2014 Google has made an important change to its Gmail spam filter that is expected to make targeted phishing attacks more difficult while allowing for a more global webmail service. The…