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Windows Bug From 1997 Enables Credential Theft

In-brief: Researchers from the firm Cylance warned that an unpatched security flaw first discovered in 1997 could be used to attack a wide range of popular applications and steal user credentials. 

After White House Summit a Consensus – on Pessimism

In-brief: Even with a high-profile summit in the heart of Silicon Valley, partisan gridlock back in Washington D.C. will make progress on cyber security impossible, experts say. 

Market Consolidation for The Internet of Things Has Begun | Forbes

  In-brief: It’s early days, but consolidation among Internet of Things players has already begun, with tech giants cementing their position. 

At Summit, in search of Leadership on Cyber Security

In-brief: President Obama will address technology leaders at a Summit at Stanford University on Friday. But technology industry leaders say that much hinges on Washington’s ability to pass needed legal reforms. 

Android in the Coal Mine: Open Source, Patching and Internet of Things

In brief: Google’s decision not to patch a security hole in versions of Android used by hundreds of millions of consumers is a bad omen for the Internet of Things and will likely push some Android users to alternative versions of the operating system.