Microsoft on Thursday said it is working on software to let people play Xbox video games on internet-linked televisions without need of consoles. The news came as Microsoft and other video game industry heavyweights prepare to show off coming titles at an annual Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) being held virtually beginning Saturday due to the
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A seven-year-old privilege escalation vulnerability discovered in the polkit system service could be exploited by a malicious unprivileged local attacker to bypass authorization and escalate permissions to the root user. Tracked as CVE-2021-3560 (CVSS score: 7.8), the flaw affects polkit versions between 0.113 and 0.118 and was discovered by GitHub security researcher Kevin Backhouse, who
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Organizations’ cybersecurity capabilities have improved over the past decade, mostly out of necessity. As their defenses get better, so do the methods, tactics, and techniques malicious actors devise to penetrate their environments. Instead of the standard virus or trojan, attackers today will deploy a variety of tools and methods to infiltrate an organization’s environment and
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In this article MSFT Tim Cook, Chief Executive Officer of Apple, speaks as President Donald Trump listens during an American Technology Council roundtable in the State Dinning Room of the White House, Monday, June 19, 2017, in Washington. Alex Brandon | AP Apple said Friday it didn’t know former President Donald Trump’s Department of Justice
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Multiple critical security flaws have been disclosed in Samsung’s pre-installed Android apps, which, if successfully exploited, could have allowed adversaries access to personal data without users’ consent and take control of the devices. “The impact of these bugs could have allowed an attacker to access and edit the victim’s contacts, calls, SMS/MMS, install arbitrary apps
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Transform 2021 Elevate your enterprise data technology and strategy. July 12-16 Register Today Elevate your enterprise data technology and strategy at Transform 2021. This week in a paper published in the journal Nature, researchers at Google detailed how they used AI to design the next generation of tensor processing units (TPU), the company’s application-specific integrated
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Gionee StylFit GSW6, Gionee StylFit GSW7, and Gionee StylFit GSW8 have been launched in India as the company’s three new smartwatches with Bluetooth-based voice calling support. The new Gionee smartwatches also include fitness tracking and come with heart rate monitoring. Additionally, there are dedicated sports modes to track activities such as outdoor run, cycling, and
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Sony Bravia 55-inch X90J Ultra-HD HDR LED television has been launched in India, priced at Rs. 1,39,990. The television is among the most advanced options available from Sony in India right now, and is already available across Sony Centers, major electronics stores, and e-commerce portals India, although currently in only a single 55-inch size option.
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Internal company data leaked during a February security breach is now being circulated on the Internet, Polish video games maker CD Projekt said in a statement published on Thursday. The attack, which compromised some of its internal systems including the source code to its much-hyped game Cyberpunk 2077, dealt another blow to the Warsaw-based business
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Google’s upcoming plans to replace third-party cookies with a less invasive ad targeted mechanism have a number of issues that could defeat its privacy objectives and allow for significant linkability of user behavior, possibly even identifying individual users. “FLoC is premised on a compelling idea: enable ad targeting without exposing users to risk,” said Eric
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Transform 2021 Elevate your enterprise data technology and strategy. July 12-16 Register Today Elevate your enterprise data technology and strategy at Transform 2021. An overload of productivity tools is, ironically, killing workers’ productivity. That is the conclusion Cornell University’s Ellis Idea Lab researchers drew after a survey found that people were wasting 59 minutes of
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