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Internet Storm Center - InfoCON - 1 hour 12 min ago
Malspam pushing Word documents with Hancitor malware
Categories: Security Alert

Mini-Heartbleed info leak bug strikes Apache, airborne malware, NSA algo U-turn, and more

The Register - 7 hours 16 min ago
The security week in review

Roundup  As ever, it's been a doozy of a week for cybersecurity, or lack thereof. The Equifax saga just keeps giving, the SEC admitted it was thoroughly pwned, and Slack doesn't bother to sign its Linux versions. We do spoil you so, Reg readers. And that was only yesterday. Here's the rest of the week's shenanigans we didn't get round to.…

Categories: Security Articles

Facebook Hands Over 3K Russia-Linked Ads to Congress

PC Magazine - Breaking News - 9 hours 56 min ago
Facebook initially shared details about the ads with former FBI director Robert Mueller's special counsel, but did not provide Congress with as much data, citing privacy concerns.
Categories: Media

Hurricane Maria Knocks Out 95 Percent of Puerto Rico Cell Sites

PC Magazine - Breaking News - 9 hours 56 min ago
'Getting Puerto Rico's communications networks up and running will be a challenging process, particularly given the power outages,' FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said.
Categories: Media

SEC Probes Whether Hackers Used Stolen Data for Illegal Trades

PC Magazine - Breaking News - 9 hours 56 min ago
The agency was hacked in 2016, which 'may have provided the basis for illicit gain through trading,' it revealed this week.
Categories: Media

Ford Trying Out New Car Designs Using HoloLens

PC Magazine - Breaking News - 9 hours 56 min ago
Ford has been testing HoloLens for the past year in Dearborn, Mich., and is now expanding its use of this technology 'across the globe.'
Categories: Media

Disabling Bluetooth, Wi-Fi on iOS 11? Don't Use Control Center

PC Magazine - Breaking News - 9 hours 56 min ago
Control Center only partially disables Bluetooth and Wi-Fi, and re-enables them later.
Categories: Media

CCleaner Hackers Targeted Top Tech Firms' Trade Secrets

PC Magazine - Breaking News - 9 hours 56 min ago
The hackers specifically targeted at least 20 high-profile tech firms, which were 'served specialized secondary [Stage 2] payloads,' according to Cisco Talos researchers.
Categories: Media

Report: Tesla, AMD Developing Self-Driving Car AI Chip

PC Magazine - Breaking News - 9 hours 56 min ago
GlobalFoundries says CEO Sanjay Jha didn't mean to explicitly name Tesla as a partner, but it seems the partnership might indeed be in the works.
Categories: Media

Flappy Bird Doesn't Work on iOS 11 and Never Will

PC Magazine - Breaking News - 9 hours 56 min ago
Developer Dong Nguyen decides not to update his 32-bit iOS game, meaning iOS 11 users won't be able to play it.
Categories: Media

Report: iPhone X Production Hasn't Started Yet

PC Magazine - Breaking News - 9 hours 56 min ago
The iPhone X is meant to launch on November 3, but production delays suggest it's going to be very hard to lay your hands on one this year.
Categories: Media

Google Pays $1.1B for HTC's Pixel Team

PC Magazine - Breaking News - 9 hours 56 min ago
Google gets access to intellectual property while HTC talent joins its hardware team.
Categories: Media

Forget Disneyland: How About a Micro-Amusement Park?

PC Magazine - Breaking News - 9 hours 56 min ago
'Micro-amusement parks' from LA-based Two Bit Circus could revitalize dying malls with VR, immersive video games, robot bartenders, and other high-tech entertainment.
Categories: Media

$399 Android One Moto x4 Is the Newest Project Fi Handset

PC Magazine - Breaking News - 9 hours 56 min ago
Users have been asking for more affordable devices that work with Project Fi. The Android One Moto x4 is Google's answer.
Categories: Media

More Data Leaked in First Half of 2017 Than All of 2016

PC Magazine - Breaking News - 9 hours 56 min ago
Approximately 1.9 billion data records were leaked, lost, or stolen in the first half of the year, up from the 1.38 billion instances in all of 2016, Gemalto says.
Categories: Media

Nest Tips $499 Home Security System, Smart Doorbell

PC Magazine - Breaking News - 9 hours 56 min ago
The Alphabet-owned company has a slew of new home security gadgets, including the Nest Secure alarm system, Hello video doorbell, and Cam IQ outdoor camera.
Categories: Media

Kohl's Will Now Pack, Ship Amazon Returns for Free

PC Magazine - Breaking News - 9 hours 56 min ago
At launch, the service will be available in 82 Kohl's stores across Los Angeles and Chicago,
Categories: Media

K2 Rebuilds Its Low-Code Platform for the Cloud

PC Magazine - Breaking News - 9 hours 56 min ago
In advance of Microsoft Ignite, low-code and enterprise process automation company K2 unveils its new cloud development platform and hints at natural voice applications.
Categories: Media

Fujitsu Develops Wearable Hands-Free Speech Translation Device

PC Magazine - Breaking News - 9 hours 56 min ago
Trials of the device will be carried out in Japanese hospitals before expanding to tourism and public service roles next year.
Categories: Media

Apple Music Android App Gets User Profiles, 'OK Google' Support

PC Magazine - Breaking News - 9 hours 56 min ago
You can now create a profile and follow others to see what they're jamming out to and the playlists they've shared.
Categories: Media