Carbon Health and Color founders see power in bringing healthcare to the edge

When COVID-19 spread to the United States, the pandemic exposed two conflicting realities: a healthcare system that excels at high-cost, complex treatments, while failing to provide sufficient access at the local level. That lack of access to public health infrastructure might be the country’s biggest challenge. It’s also created opportunities for healthcare startups, founders of Carbon Health and Color said Monday during TechCrunch Disrupt 2020, which kicked off today. “When we think about making healthcare accessible, we tend to focus on the cost of care, which is definitely a big problem,” Othman Laraki, founder and CEO of Color, said during the Disrupt panel “Tech, test and treat: Healthcare startups in… Read More

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New Windows exploit lets you instantly become admin. Have you patched?

Enlarge (credit: VGrigas (WMF)) Researchers have developed and published a proof-of-concept exploit for a recently patched Windows vulnerability that can allow access to an organization’s crown jewels—the Active Directory domain controllers that act as an all-powerful gatekeeper for all machines connected to a network. CVE-2020-1472, as the vulnerability is tracked, carries a critical severity rating from Microsoft as well as a maximum of 10 under the Common Vulnerability Scoring System. Exploits require that an attacker already have a foothold inside a targeted network, either as an unprivileged insider or through the compromise of a connected device. An “insane” bug with “huge impact” Such post-compromise exploits have become increasingly valuable to… Read More

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New Windows exploit lets you instantly become admin. Have you patched?

Enlarge (credit: VGrigas (WMF)) Researchers have developed and published a proof-of-concept exploit for a recently patched Windows vulnerability that can allow access to an organization’s crown jewels—the Active Directory domain controllers that act as an all-powerful gatekeeper for all machines connected to a network. CVE-2020-1472, as the vulnerability is tracked, carries a critical severity rating from Microsoft as well as a maximum of 10 under the Common Vulnerability Scoring System. Exploits require that an attacker already have a foothold inside a targeted network, either as an unprivileged insider or through the compromise of a connected device. An “insane” bug with “huge impact” Such post-compromise exploits have become increasingly valuable to… Read More

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And now, a message from Paul Rudd about masks

Actor and comedian Paul Rudd is a certified young person. He wants to give you some extremely relevant, very timely, and completely appropriate words of advice. Just… just watch it. Trust me: Certified young person Paul Rudd wants you to wear a mask. Listen up: pic.twitter.com/GTks5NUBmR — Andrew Cuomo (@NYGovCuomo) September 14, 2020 Here are some additional links, also provided without context: Continue reading… …read more Source:: Theverge – Science       

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And now, a message from Paul Rudd about masks

Actor and comedian Paul Rudd is a certified young person. He wants to give you some extremely relevant, very timely, and completely appropriate words of advice. Just… just watch it. Trust me: Certified young person Paul Rudd wants you to wear a mask. Listen up: pic.twitter.com/GTks5NUBmR — Andrew Cuomo (@NYGovCuomo) September 14, 2020 Here are some additional links, also provided without context: Continue reading… …read more Source:: Theverge – Science       

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