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Black Friday saw a huge jump in malware attacks

Scammers were relentless in facilitating malicious campaigns, despite shoppers spending less in 2021......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekDec 1st, 2021

Minecraft DDoS Attack Leaves Small European Country Without Internet

Andorra Telecom, the only ISP in the principality of Andorra, suffered repeated distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks during a multi-day Twitch gaming tournament. From a report: The DDoS attacks occurred during the scheduled SquidCraft Games t.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News12 hr. 53 min. ago

Why 30 out of 32 NFL head coaches are white—behind the NFL"s abysmal record on diversity

A couple of weeks after the close of the National Football League's regular season, there is just one Black head coach and one Latino head coach left in the League—Mike Tomlin of the Pittsburgh Steelers, and Ron Rivera of the Washington Football Te.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 53 min. ago

Extraordinary black hole found in neighboring galaxy

Astronomers have discovered a black hole unlike any other. At one hundred thousand solar masses, it is smaller than the black holes we have found at the centers of galaxies, but bigger than the black holes that are born when stars explode. This makes.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 53 min. ago

New MoonBounce UEFI Bootkit Can"t Be Removed by Replacing the Hard Drive

Security researchers from Kaspersky said they have discovered a novel bootkit that can infect a computer's UEFI firmware. From a report: What makes MoonBounce -- the name they gave the bootkit -- special is the fact that the malware doesn't burrow an.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News16 hr. 53 min. ago

This dangerous malware can even survive a drive reformatting

The only way to remove MoonBounce malware is to replace the motherboard, or re-flash SPI memory......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News21 hr. 25 min. ago

European Parliament passes huge clampdown on tracking ads

The EU Parliament's Digital Services Act is a check on the power of American internet giants......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJan 24th, 2022

Israel Says Fourth Vaccine Dose Brings 2X Protection Against Omicron Infection, 3X Against Serious Illness - For Those Over 60

Friday the results of several large studies showed that getting a third Covid vaccine "booster shot" dramatically decreased infections from the Omicron variant. And now the Times of Israel reports that the country's Health Ministry "said on Sunday.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 24th, 2022

Huge Amazon sale: save up to 50% off Fire tablets and Fire TV Sticks

Today's massive Amazon sale includes epic deals on Fire devices, including up to 50% off Amazon Fire Tablets and Fire TV Sticks......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJan 23rd, 2022

Protein Coating Protects Nanoparticles from Immune Attack

Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine have created a new coating for nanoparticles that can help to protect them from attacks by the immune system. The approach, which uses naturally occurring proteins that can inhibit the.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  medgadgetRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

History of the Chevrolet Sonic

Known by many names, the Chevy Sonic was a zippy little car from General Motors with an interesting history. It made a huge splash in the subcompact segment and helped Chevrolet continue to be one of the top brands in the country. Chevy Success: Thre.....»»

Category: autoSource:  thenewswheelRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

FaZe Clan and MoonPay offer huge prize in new “FaZe1” challenge

FaZe Clan and MoonPay offer big prizes and the chance to join FaZe with new streaming series "Road to FaZe1" FaZe Clan and MoonPay offer big prizes and the chance to join FaZe with new streaming series "Road to FaZe1"Read More.....»»

Category: topSource:  venturebeatRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

Big Questions about Space, Time, Neandertals, Psychedelics and Reality

Why salamanders are so strange, why people jump to conclusions, and more in our February 2022 issue -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

Hands-on: How the OWC Thunderbolt Hub made my Mac mini setup better [Video]

As I explained in my OWC Thunderbolt Hub to be a great addition to my setup. When using the M1 Mac mini, the hub expands the amount of Thunderbolt connections, which is a huge improvement since M1 Macs sport just two physical ports. For my M1 Max M.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

Friday’s best deals: Apple Magic Keyboard $70 off, Belkin GaN chargers, ESR MagSafe gear, more

Heading into the weekend, all of today’s best deals are headlined by a $70 discount on Apple’s Magic Keyboard for 11-inch iPad Pro. That’s alongside a Belkin USB-C GaN charger sale and these ESR MagSafe accessories. Hit the jump for al.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

Google Drive starts warning users about suspicious files

Google has announced on Thursday that it has started warning users when they open potentially suspicious or dangerous files hosted on Google Drive. “We will display a warning banner to help protect [users] and their organization from malware, p.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

Stealthy firmware bootkit leveraged by APT in targeted attacks

Kaspersky researchers have uncovered the third known case of a firmware bootkit in the wild. Dubbed MoonBounce, this malicious implant is hidden within Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) firmware, an essential part of computers, in the SPI.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

40 Quintillion Black Holes are Lurking in the Universe, Study Projects

"Scientists have estimated the number of 'small' black holes in the universe," reports Live Science. "And no surprise: It's a lot." Using a new method, outlined January 12 in The Astrophysical Journal, a team of astrophysicists has produced a fresh.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

Three Large Studies Show COVID Vaccines Fight Omicron - With Booster Shots

"Three studies released Friday offered more evidence that COVID-19 vaccines are standing up to the omicron variant, at least among people who received booster shots," reports the Associated Press: They are the first large U.S. studies to look at vac.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

Upcoming and Next Marvel Movies and TV Shows: 2022 Release Dates and Beyond

With the MCU landscape expanding once again, here's a look at every upcoming new Phase 4 Marvel movie and TV show -- from Black Panther: Wakanda Forever to a WandaVision spin-off starring Kathryn Hahn's Agatha, and much more!It might be hard to keep.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

Trapped air pollution is the secret ingredient of these sustainable tiles

Black carbon is one of the heaviest air pollutants and a significant health threat for people living in urban areas. Working towards a cleaner future, Mumbai-based studio Carbon Craft Design lock captured black carbon inside tiles. At the moment, a s.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022