State-sponsored hackers affiliated with Russia are behind a new series of intrusions using a previously undocumented implant to compromise systems in the U.S., Germany, and Afghanistan. Cisco Talos attributed the attacks to the Turla advanced persistent threat (APT) group, coining the malware “TinyTurla” for its limited functionality and efficient coding style that allows it to
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It isn’t uncommon to see high-end features such as GPS tracking on expensive smartwatches and fitness trackers; if anything, it’s expected. This is a must-have feature for fitness-focused users, since it allows for accurate statistics regarding distance, pace, and location during workouts. Many people even like to share their workout maps on social media. That
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The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! Every software company preaches customer-centricity. Yet the subscription pricing model commonplace for most cloud software is anything but customer-centric. In a subscription pricing model, customers have to opt into paying a recurring fee per month. The recurring fee is determined
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Cybersecurity researchers have charted the evolution of Jupyter, a .NET infostealer known for singling out healthcare and education sectors, which make it exceptional at defeating most endpoint security scanning solutions. The new delivery chain, spotted by Morphisec on September 8, underscores that the malware has not just continued to remain active but also showcases “how
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In this photo illustration, the Bitcoin logo is seen on a mobile device with People’s Republic of China flag in the background. (Photo Illustration by t/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) Budrul Chukrut | SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty Images GUANGZHOU, China — Huobi, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, said it has ceased
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The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! Annually, an estimated $700 billion in digital transformation spending falls short of delivering on the desired results. The solution: a holistic approach that combines a practical understanding of how to apply organizational change management, some degree of experience operationalizing digital
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This year, Apple has updated all four of its mainstream iPhone models without changing much about their design, sizes, and how they stack up against each other. The iPhone 13 Pro and Pro Max have top-end camera features and build quality, but their high prices will keep them out of reach for a lot of
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Thomas Kurian, chief executive officer of cloud services at Google LLC, right, speaks as Alpna Doshi, group chief information officer of Philips, listens during the Google Cloud Next ’19 event in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Tuesday, April 9, 2019. The conference brings together industry experts to discuss the future of cloud computing. Michael Short
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Sysadmins know what the risks are of running unpatched services. Given the choice, and unlimited resources, most hardworking administrators will ensure that all systems and services are patched consistently. But things are rarely that simple. Technical resources are limited, and patching can often be more complicated than it appears at first glance. Worse, some services
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The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! The issue of bias in artificial intelligence is not going away any time soon. Bias is a tricky term in general, and psychiatrists have developed long treatises trying to explain what it is and how it works. The current discussion
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Networking equipment maker Cisco Systems has rolled out patches to address three critical security vulnerabilities in its IOS XE network operating system that remote attackers could potentially abuse to execute arbitrary code with administrative privileges and trigger a denial-of-service (DoS) condition on vulnerable devices. The list of three flaws is as follows – CVE-2021-34770 (CVSS
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In this article TSLA Electric vehicle maker Tesla rolled out a long-awaited software update Friday night that allows customers to request access to its controversial Full Self-Driving Beta (FSD Beta) software. The move delighted fans of CEO Elon Musk and Tesla, but it risks drawing the ire of federal vehicle safety authorities who are already
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A new advanced persistent threat (APT) has been behind a string of attacks against hotels across the world, along with governments, international organizations, engineering companies, and law firms. Slovak cybersecurity firm ESET codenamed the cyber espionage group FamousSparrow, which it said has been active since at least August 2019, with victims located across Africa, Asia,
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Xiaomi Civi specifications have been officially shared on Weibo ahead of the smartphone’s launch. The new Xiaomi phone will come with an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G SoC. Battery capacity of Xiaomi Civi has also been announced. The new details emerge just days after Xiaomi announced that the smartphone will come with triple rear cameras and
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The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! Executives from the boardroom and the C-suite are realizing the damaging effect software supply chain attacks can have on their organizations, but they aren’t taking action. According to a recent report from Venafi, senior IT executives agree (97%) that software
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