Google’s Pixel Phone puts a new twist on the smartphone game

Posted · Add Comment

The iPhone 7 launch and the Note 7 battery issue has put the smartphone wars at an interesting point. Samsung is sure to reel from loss of the Note7 for a while and with the Pixel phone from Google just launched, Android lovers may have found themselves a great new phone to get. With its […]

Build and connect intelligent bots to interact with your users naturally wherever they are, from text/sms to Skype, Slack, Office 365 mail and other popular services.

Introduction to the Microsoft Bot Framework #cognitive #office365 #sms #sdk

Posted · Add Comment

One of the key problems in human-computer interactions is the ability of the computer to understand what a person wants, and to find the pieces of information that are relevant to their intent. For example, in a news-browsing app, you might say “Get news about virtual reality companies,” in which case there is the intention […]

Net Cease - Hardening Net Session Enumeration

Harden your #network against attackers with #Microsoft script Net Cease #security

Posted · Add Comment

Microsoft has released a PowerShell script called Net Cease that will harden machines against reconnaissance which is a key stage within the Advanced Attackers kill chain. According to details of the release on Microsoft TechNet, “once attackers have breached a single end-point, they need to discover their next targets within the victim’s corporate network, most […]

Mirai “internet of things” malware from Krebs DDoS attack goes open source

Mirai IoT #malware from massive DDoS attack goes open source #security

Posted · Add Comment

A bulletin released by US-CERT explains an issue where IoT (also known as Internet of Things) devices  have recently been used to create large scale botnet attacks. “On September 20, 2016, Brian Krebs’ security blog (krebsonsecurity.com) was targeted by a massive DDoS attack, one of the largest on record, exceeding 620 gigabits per second (Gbps). An […]

Microsoft System Center 2016

#Microsoft announces System Center 2016 and #Windows Server 2016 #business #tech #msignite #cloud

Posted · Add Comment

Microsoft has announced the general availability of System Center 2016. Of note the new platform provides more focus on the cloud, “greater heterogeneity and cloud management with broader support for LAMP stack and VMware, including monitoring resources and services in Azure and Amazon Web Services.” Here’s more from the announcement, “For a full listing of […]