ISC Stormcast For Tuesday, March 20th 2018 https://isc.sans.edu/podcastdetail.html?id=5917, (Tue, Mar 20th)
The process to sell off more airwaves to provide bandwidth for future mobile services begins in the UK.
Update: Facebook CSO Alex Stamos tweeted the following on Monday evening in the wake of The New York Times report:
Despite the rumors, I'm still fully engaged with my work at Facebook. It's true that my role did change. I'm currently spending more time exploring emerging security risks and working on election security.
We have updated the story accordingly.
The spoken web is becoming more established in the home. But will it catch on elsewhere?
The world's largest social network is at the center of an international scandal involving voter data, the 2016 US presidential election and Brexit.
If you want a job that rides the wave of the future, get hired by a firm that combats cyber-threats, says the BBC's Mark Ward.
No Maduro funbux stateside, declares White House
The US has formally banned the trade of Venezuela's new state-backed cryptocurrency.…
Data analytics firm is at the center of a scandal over its misuse of Facebook data during the 2016 US election.
Google Play Instant is part of a redesign of the Google Play Games app.
What the flock? This airport security employee had to put his foot down: Floatie birds need to be scanned, even if they're not flying anywhere.
Police cyber-hunt reveals massive gap in legal protections
Efforts to track down criminals in the US state of North Carolina have laid bare a dangerous gap in the law over the use of location data.…
Instead of shopping on Amazon, the tech giant wants you to make purchases from partners like Costco, Target and Walmart.
If you want to unshackle your Spotify collection from your phone and play it on your home stereo system, Spotify Connect is the way to go. Here's everything you need to know.
One of the less appealing aspects of the twice-yearly Windows 10 feature updates is that they're slow to install and, for most of the installation process, your PC is out of commission, doing nothing more than displaying a progress indicator.
Thanks to a new upgrade process, the next update—expected to be released in April—should result in substantially less downtime. The install process is split into two portions: the "online" portion, during which your PC is still usable, and the "offline" portion after the reboot, during which your PC is a spinning percentage counter.
Microsoft estimates that the Creators Update, released almost a year ago, would take about 82 minutes on average during the offline phase. Improvements made in the Fall Creators Update cut that to about 51 minutes, and the next update (which still hasn't actually been blessed with an official name) will cut this further still, to just 30 minutes.