Microsoft to Acquire Cyber Threat Analysis Company Miburo

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Microsoft on Tuesday announced that it’s acquiring Miburo, a New York-based cyber threat analysis and research company that specializes in foreign information operations.

Miburo provides analysis, consulting and training services. The startup’s research team detects and attributes influence campaigns across over a dozen languages.

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Researchers: Wi-Fi Probe Requests Expose User Data

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A group of academic researchers from the University of Hamburg in Germany has discovered that mobile devices leak identifying information about their owners via Wi-Fi probe requests.

Mobile devices use these probe requests to receive information about nearby Wi-Fi access points and establish connections to them when a probe response is received.

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