Tech firms enter the business of campus mental health care

At many college counseling centers therapists are overwhelmed and students are forced to wait weeks for an appointment, even as more of them seek help for anxiety, depression, and sleep and eating disorders. Christie Campus Health, a Lexington start-up that will be launched Wednesday, thinks it has a solution: technology. Christie, an arm of the […]

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Start Preparing Now for the Post-Quantum Future

Quantum computing will break most of the encryption schemes on which we rely today. These five tips will help you get ready. Search on the phrase “quantum computing,” and you’ll find a furious debate. On the one hand, you’ll read breathless articles predicting groundbreaking advances in artificial intelligence, genomics, economics, and pretty much every field […]

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Gradient Borders in CSS

By Chris Coyier On December 28, 2018 border, border-image, gradients Let’s say you need a gradient border around an element. My mind goes like this: There is no simple obvious CSS API for this. I’ll just make a wrapper element with a linear-gradient background, then an inner element will block out most of that background, […]

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The Coolest Hacks of 2018

In-flight airplanes, social engineers, and robotic vacuums were among the targets of resourceful white-hat hackers this year. It was a year where malicious hackers waged shockingly bold – and, in some cases, previously unimaginable – false flag attacks, crypto-jacking, social engineering, and destructive malware campaigns. But even with this backdrop of more aggressive and nefarious nation-state and […]

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Analysis of the latest Emotet propagation campaign

An analysis of the workings of this new Emotet campaign, which has affected various countries in Latin America by taking advantage of Microsoft Office files to hide its malicious activity In November, we issued warnings about a huge new spam campaign which was being used to propagate Emotet. Considering the scale of the attack in some […]

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Hashtag Trending – Voice-first fragmentation, Alexa in your ear, Alexa in your boardroom

In 2019, voice-first smart assistants will face a fragmentation problem. They’ll also be literally in your ear. And they’ll be in your office boardroom. In 2019, we’ll be looking for solutions to a new problem – fragmentation of technology around voice-first home assistants. As services like Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant become integrated in more […]

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IoT Bug Grants Access to Home Video Surveillance

Due to a shared Amazon S3 credential, all users of a certain model of the Guardzilla All-In-One Video Security System can view each other’s videos. A vulnerability in the Guardzilla All-In-One Video Security System, an IoT-enabled home video surveillance system, lets all users view one another’s saved surveillance footage due to the design and implementation […]

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