Month: October 2021

Malicious actors have yet again published two more typosquatted libraries to the official NPM repository that mimic a legitimate package from Roblox, the game company, with the goal of distributing stealing credentials, installing remote access trojans, and infecting the compromised systems with ransomware. The bogus packages — named “noblox.js-proxy” and “noblox.js-proxies” — were found to
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Japan’s Sony on Thursday reported a 1 percent rise in operating profit for its second quarter, beating estimates, as a stronger performance in its electronics business offset a fall in gaming profit. Sony reported profit of JPY 318.5 billion (roughly Rs. 20,970 crore) for July-September. That compared with the JPY 222 billion (roughly Rs. 14,620 crore) average
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Cybersecurity researchers on Wednesday took the wraps off a “simple yet remarkable” malware loader for malicious Windows binaries targeting Central Europe, North America and the Middle East. Codenamed “Wslink” by ESET, this previously undocumented malware stands apart from the rest in that it runs as a server and executes received modules in memory. There are
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Much has been written about struggles of deploying machine learning projects to production. As with many burgeoning fields and disciplines, we don’t yet have a shared canonical infrastructure stack or best practices for developing and deploying data-intensive applications. This is both frustrating for companies that would prefer making ML an ordinary, fuss-free value-generating function like
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Call of Duty: Vanguard, Jurassic World Evolution 2, Forza Horizon 5, and more games are set to break cover in November. Fans of first-person shooters can start planning their loadouts as Battlefield 2042 and Call of Duty: Vanguard will be hitting both current-gen and next-gen consoles alongside PC. While CoD is luring co-op players with
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12 people have been detained as part of an international law enforcement operation for orchestrating ransomware attacks on critical infrastructure and large organizations that hit over 1,800 victims across 71 countries since 2019, marking the latest action against cybercrime groups. The arrests were made earlier this week on October 26 in Ukraine and Switzerland, resulting
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One of the world’s largest open source software (OSS) foundations, the Eclipse Foundation, this week announced an invitation to leaders in the technology sector to join in the commencement of a new working group initiative specifically focused on developing a new grade of open source software-defined vehicles. Alongside the Eclipse Foundation are several top industry
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In this article NXPI GlobalFoundries campus in Malta, N.Y. Mary Thompson | CNBC Semiconductor manufacturer GlobalFoundries debuted on the Nasdaq this week, valued at over $25 billion, as it became increasingly evident that a global chip shortage could persist through 2023 or later. Now GlobalFoundries needs to convince public market investors that the company is
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Dell’s Alienware sub-brand has introduced two new gaming desktops. The Alienware Aurora R13 is powered by Intel’s 12th Gen ‘Alder Lake’ CPUs while the Alienware Aurora Ryzen Edition R14 is powered by AMD Ryzen processors. The Aurora R13 is offered with up to 12th Gen Intel Core i9 12900KF processor while the Aurora Ryzen Edition
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Google on Thursday rolled out an emergency update for its Chrome web browser, including fixes for two zero-day vulnerabilities that it says are being actively exploited in the wild. Tracked as CVE-2021-38000 and CVE-2021-38003, the weaknesses relate to insufficient validation of untrusted input in a feature called Intents as well as a case of inappropriate
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According to a new survey from cloud directory service JumpCloud, security is the top concern among IT admins, with 37% fearing software vulnerability the most. Many people in enterprises today worry about security issues, starting with executive management, CISOs, and security teams. IT administrators still remain on the front lines, however, tasked with managing user
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Tim Cook Source: Apple Apple’s products compete as gaming platforms with Sony Playstation, Microsoft Xbox and Nintendo, the company said on Friday in a regulatory filing. Previously, Apple only said it competed against Google‘s Android in smartphones and Microsoft Windows in PCs for the attention of software developers. Apple’s competitors were an important topic in
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Winter is Coming for CentOS 8—but here is how you can enjoy your holidays after all. The server environment is complex and if you’re managing thousands of Linux servers, the last thing you want is for an operating system vendor to do something completely unexpected. That is exactly what Red Hat, the parent company of
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Facebook is now called Meta, the company said on Thursday, in a rebrand that focuses on building the “metaverse,” a shared virtual environment that it bets will be the successor to the mobile internet. The name change comes as the world’s largest social media company battles criticisms from lawmakers and regulators over its market power,
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Nokia XR20 has now become available to purchase in India. The rugged smartphone was launched in India on October 18 and is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 SoC, paired with 6GB of RAM. The Nokia smartphone comes with an MIL-STD810H-certified build along with IP68 rating for dust- and water-resistance. Nokia XR20 sports a 6.67-inch
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Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai on Thursday launched a chatbot and website to facilitate people’s participation in the fight against pollution. Talking about ”Paryavaran Saathi” chatbot, Rai said people can share the steps they are taking to fight pollution on WhatsApp number 9650414141 and they will be awarded points. The top 100 performers will be
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Microsoft on Thursday disclosed details of a new vulnerability that could allow an attacker to bypass security restrictions in macOS and take complete control of the device to perform arbitrary operations on the device without getting flagged by traditional security solutions. Dubbed “Shrootless” and tracked as CVE-2021-30892, the “vulnerability lies in how Apple-signed packages with
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