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When AI and security automation become foolish and dangerous

There is a looming fear across all industries that jobs are at risk to artificial intelligence (AI), which can perform those same jobs better and faster than humans. A recent Forrester report predicts automation will replace 17 percent of U.S. jobs by 2027, only partly offset by the 10 percent growth in new jobs predicted […]

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Leveraging social media in advanced threat intelligence

In this podcast recorded at Black Hat USA 2017, Christian Lees, CISO at InfoArmor, discusses how leveraging social media helps to understand the motives and threat landscape from threat actors. Here’s a transcript of the podcast for your convenience. My name is Christian Lees, I’m the CISO of InfoArmor, also in charge of data feeds. […]

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Researchers figured out how to disable the Intel ME controller on Intel chipsets

Researchers have discovered that Intel Management Engine (Intel ME) 11, a dedicated (and non-optional) microcontroller integrated into all Intel chipsets, can be disabled through a publicly undocumented mode. “Intel Management Engine is a proprietary technology that consists of a microcontroller integrated into the Platform Controller Hub (PCH) chip and a set of built-in peripherals. The […]

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Google Reminding Admins HTTP Pages Will Be Marked ‘Not Secure’ in October

Google began sending out notices to site owners this month who haven’t yet migrated from HTTP to HTTPS warning them that in October their sites will be marked “NOT SECURE.”   This post was originally published on https://threatpost.com/feed/. https://blacklakesecurity.com/google-reminding-admins-http-pages-will-be-marked-not-secure-in-october/

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Researchers Figure Out How to Blind ISPs from Smart Home Device Traffic

Researchers have come up with a way to blind ISPs and attackers in a man-in-the-middle position to network traffic emanating from smart home devices.   This post was originally published on https://threatpost.com/feed/. https://blacklakesecurity.com/researchers-figure-out-how-to-blind-isps-from-smart-home-device-traffic/

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