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The partnership between TechsoMed and Lenovo is enabling physicians to target cancer with never before seen precision.

To treat cancerous tumors, physicians have long relied on surgery, chemotherapy and radiation — highly invasive treatments that push patients’ bodies to their limits. Surgically removing tumors requires long hospital stays, recovery times and extensive follow-ups. In the near future, all of this might change. 

Medical imaging company TechsoMed is revolutionizing

No one is ready for California’s new consumer privacy law

The California Consumer Privacy Act goes into effect January 1st, and it doesn’t look like anyone, even the state of California itself, is totally ready. Draft regulations for enforcing the law are still being finalized at the state level, and questions about specific aspects of the most sweeping privacy regulation since


A Guide to Ethical Hacking

The term “hacking” has a negative connotation for most, but the right kind of hacking can actually protect you. Here’s how.

Today I’m going to talk a little bit about ethical hacking to clear up some common misconceptions and share what the future holds within this industry.

Over the last two years,

Zynga hack affected 170 million accounts!

A September password breach of online game company Zynga affected 170 million people, according to a new report from Have I Been Pwned. According to that site, the Zynga hack ranks 10th among its all-time largest hacks of user information.

Zynga admitted in September that “log-in information for certain players of

Best Gaming Laptop under $1000


The specs on this laptop are incredible considering the thin appearance. With a large screen of 17.3 inches and, you are able to see the finer details of almost any game. It also comes with a 3.8 GHz Intel Core i7 processor and 8 GB DDR4

Office 365 Accounts Targeted Using OAuth Apps – Phishing

A new and interesting phishing campaign has been discovered that doesn’t target a recipient’s username and password, but rather uses the novel approach of gaining access to a recipient’s Office 365 account and its data through the Microsoft OAuth API.  Most all Microsoft Office 365 phishing attacks that we see are designed

Your Internet Provider Likely Juiced Its Official Speed Scores

AT&T Inc. was dismayed at its report card from a government test measuring internet speeds. So the telecom giant sought to change its grade.

The company pushed the Federal Communications Commission to omit unflattering data on its DSL internet service from the report, which assesses whether providers are delivering speeds they advertise.

Why Some Cities Are Banning Facial Recognition Technology

A handful of US cities have banned government use of facial recognition technology due to concerns over its accuracy and privacy. WIRED’s Tom Simonite talks with computer vision scientist and lawyer Gretchen Greene about the controversy surrounding the use of this technology.