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New Internet Security Going Forward

Google is pioneering another innovation which may someday replace the need for passwords. The device they are introducing is a pluggable USB device that acts as the authentication mechanism to login. By inserting the device into a USB port and touching it a process is started that authenticates the user through that physical device. 

Is Virtual Reality dead?

Collateral Advancement

Virtual reality environments, including industrial testing, gaming, situational role playing, and social, has seen a lot of activity lately. The main push has been in industrial application requirements which has spurred development of the hardware and software needed to create viable virtual reality.  As in most other developments and technological advancements, it is the needs of a specific development area that branches into the expansion of new advancements in other technologies.

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Is anyone paying attention?

The general theme of recent computer hacks are, unfortunately, all too familiar. Not updating software when there is a clear path to doing so and there is a well-known and publicly documented exploit of that software is negligent and the companies involved should be held liable for damage to client's financial concerns.

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Another reason NOT to click

It is a long standing statement of fact that the general internet public is a click happy bunch of folks with little concern or thought for what might be real or not. Currently, coinciding with the cascading avalanche of information on the disaster of Flight MH17, there is an influx of malware, false stories, and spam, permeating the internet.

Beware of what you click on and don't be duped by bold and sensational headlines promising onsite footage or other such nonsense. It is a shame that people exploit tragedies such as this one but it is not surprising.

TowelRoot and Futex

One of the newest exploits to hit takes advantage of a code issue on certain Linux flavored OS's and has a deep reach from server based systems to other devices that operate using the affected versions including certain Android-based devices on the market. This includes the Samsung Galaxy S5, said Ohad Bobrov, vice president of research and development with Lacoon Mobile Security.

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Memphis Business Journal

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 17:11
Madeline Faber
First Horizon National Corp., parent company of First Tennessee Bank, is acquiring Raleigh, N.C.-based-TrustAtlantic Financial Corp. TrustAtlantic's five bank offices in the Raleigh-Cary and Greenville areas could begin operating as First Tennessee as soon as the first half of 2015, pending approval from regulators and TrustAtlantic's shareholders. First Tennessee has had a presence in the North Carolina market for 10 years. TrustAtlantic, which began operations in 2007, has $453 million in total…

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 16:33
Michael Sheffield
A team featuring LeBron James will face the San Antonio Spurs in the NBA Finals this year, and the Spurs will win. That scenario, according to NBA general managers, is how the 2014-15 NBA season will end. In the NBA's annual general manager survey, 46.2 percent of general managers picked the Spurs to win the Finals over the Cleveland Cavaliers. Last year, league general managers picked the Miami Heat to beat the Spurs in the Finals, and we saw how that turned out. The survey asks 56 questions…

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 15:05
Madeline Faber
The Germantown Charity Horse Show has made its annual donation of proceeds from the event to the Exchange Club Family Center. This year, $44,850 was generated through poster and program sales, ads and a silent auction art sale. Over the past 16 years, the Germantown Charity Horse Show has raised $450,000 for the Center. "The support they've given us through the years has helped provide counseling and other services for children who have been abused or forced to witness violence in their homes. We…

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 14:52
Ryan Poe
Package delivery giant FedEx Corp. will hire 50,000 seasonal workers this year as it prepares to set a new shipment volume record for the holidays. Memphis-based FedEx (NYSE: FDX) on Wednesday predicted it will handle more than 290 million shipments between Black Friday and Christmas Eve. That's 8.8 percent more than in the previous year. FedEx expects its peak day this year to land on Dec. 15, with 22.6 million shipments. If the prediction holds, FedEx will ship more packages than the 22 million…

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 14:49
Ryan Poe
Ahead of a Nov. 4 vote on allowing grocery stores to sell wine, the "vote no" group will spend about $10,000 on radio and in-store advertisements in the Memphis area. Josh Hammond , owner of Buster's Liquors & Wines in Memphis and the president of the Tennessee Wine & Spirits Retailers Association , said the marketing effort will be dwarfed by the Red White and Food campaign, which has already started rolling out television and radio ads. The battleground is the 78 municipalities in Tennessee,…

WMCTV5 - Local News

  • Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 17:43
    WMCActionNews5.com Staff
    Sex crimes experts are shedding light on the legal implications of the alleged prostitution case involving several Bolton High School students.

  • Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 17:29
    WMCActionNews5.com Staff
    School bells could be ringing much later for Shelby County students next school year. There are four new options on the table for school start times, but they could cost you.

  • Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 17:26
    WMCActionNews5.com Staff
    A warehouse is on fire at Arnold Road and Getwell Road.The view from Chopper 5 shows the fire burned a hole in the roof of the warehouse. Memphis Fire Department is fighting the fire.Copyright 2014 WMC Action News 5. All rights reserved.

  • Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 17:18
    WMCActionNews5.com Staff
    Police are investigating a shooting that happened in a Cordova subdivision north of Walnut Grove Road and Walnut Ridge Lane.

  • Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 17:14
    Nick Kenney
    A middle school student who accidentally shot himself in the leg told investigators he was given the gun by a clerk who works in a nearby gas station. The student said he did not know the gun was in his backpack, according to a Memphis Police Department incident report.