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  • newUbuntu Security Notice USN-4916-2
    Ubuntu Security Notice 4916-2 - USN-4916-1 fixed vulnerabilities in the Linux kernel. Unfortunately, the fix for CVE-2021-3493 introduced a memory leak in some situations. This update fixes the problem. It was discovered that the overlayfs implementa…
    - 2 hours ago 22 Apr 21, 3:45pm -
  • newWireshark Analyzer 3.4.5
    Wireshark is a GTK+-based network protocol analyzer that lets you capture and interactively browse the contents of network frames. The goal of the project is to create a commercial-quality analyzer for Unix and Win32 and to give Wireshark features th…
    - 2 hours ago 22 Apr 21, 3:43pm -
  • newBMD BMDWeb 2.0 Cross Site Scripting
    BMD BMDWeb 2.0 versions prior to 24.01.21 suffer from persistent cross site scripting vulnerabilities.
    - 2 hours ago 22 Apr 21, 3:41pm -
  • newRed Hat Security Advisory 2021-1322-01
    Red Hat Security Advisory 2021-1322-01 - Red Hat OpenShift Service Mesh is Red Hat's distribution of the Istio service mesh project, tailored for installation into an on-premise OpenShift Container Platform installation. Issues addressed include inte…
    - 2 hours ago 22 Apr 21, 3:40pm -
  • newZeek 4.0.1
    Zeek is a powerful network analysis framework that is much different from the typical IDS you may know. While focusing on network security monitoring, Zeek provides a comprehensive platform for more general network traffic analysis as well. Well grou…
    - 2 hours ago 22 Apr 21, 3:36pm -
  • newnfstream 6.3.0
    nfstream is a Python package providing fast, flexible, and expressive data structures designed to make working with online or offline network data both easy and intuitive. It aims to be the fundamental high-level building block for doing practical, r…
    - 2 hours ago 22 Apr 21, 3:35pm -
  • newPacked.Win32.Black.d Unauthenticated Open Proxy
    Packed.Win32.Black.d malware has an unauthenticated open proxy vulnerability.
    - 2 hours ago 22 Apr 21, 3:34pm -
  • newRed Hat Security Advisory 2021-1324-01
    Red Hat Security Advisory 2021-1324-01 - Red Hat OpenShift Service Mesh is Red Hat's distribution of the Istio service mesh project, tailored for installation into an on-premise OpenShift Container Platform installation. Issues addressed include inte…
    - 2 hours ago 22 Apr 21, 3:33pm -
  • newOTRS 6.0.1 Remote Command Execution
    OTRS version 6.0.1 remote command execution exploit.
    - 2 hours ago 22 Apr 21, 3:32pm -
  • newBackdoor.Win32.DarkKomet.artr Insecure Permissions
    Backdoor.Win32.DarkKomet.artr malware suffers from an insecure permissions vulnerability.
    - 2 hours ago 22 Apr 21, 3:32pm -

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cPaneladmin

  • Troubleshooting Website SSL Issues – No Padlock
    5 / 5 ( 4 votes ) Having SSL problems? One of the most common issues our team handles is related to websites not properly displaying over HTTPS, whether it be the website either not loading entirely, or just not showing the green padlock: If you’re…
    - 18 Mar 19, 6:07pm -
  • Safely Removing virtfs on a cPanel Server
    2.8 / 5 ( 40 votes ) If you’re on a cPanel server, you’ve probably noticed a sizable folder called ‘virtfs’ sitting in /home, which would appear at first to be using a ton of space. Your first inclination might be to delete it, but don’t! M…
    - 14 Jan 19, 7:25pm -
  • Custom Exim Filter Examples
    4.2 / 5 ( 9 votes ) cPanel allows you to easily create custom Exim filters by simply dropping the rules in /usr/local/cpanel/etc/exim/sysfilter/options/ and running: /scripts/buildeximconf service exim restart Here are a couple useful examples of fi…
    - 29 Aug 18, 6:08pm -
  • How to Set up a Local cPanel FastUpdate Mirror
    4 / 5 ( 26 votes ) If you have more than a few cPanel servers in your network, it may be a good idea to set up your own mirror to serve the files necessary to run cPanel updates. Doing this could save time and bandwidth, as well as prevent problems c…
    - 17 Feb 16, 5:16pm -
  • Installing LetsEncrypt SSL Certificates on CentOS + cPanel Servers
    4.9 / 5 ( 19 votes ) Update! cPanel supports LetsEncrypt, but you just need to install the plugin for it to work. To do this, run: /scripts/install_lets_encrypt_autossl_provider Once installed, Let’s Encrypt will appear in WHM’s Manage AutoSSL in…
    - 15 Feb 16, 5:14pm -
  • cPanel Update Fails Due to RPM Conflict
    3.7 / 5 ( 3 votes ) The cPanel update fails due to a problem installing RPMs, but is not specific about what the problem is: [20160203.180007] Testing if the newly downloaded RPMS can be installed without conflict [20160203.180007] Testing RPM transa…
    - 3 Feb 16, 6:25pm -
  • This system already has a database owner named X
    3.5 / 5 ( 2 votes ) When attempting to create a user or restore a backup you may see this error: This system already has a database owner named___ To fix this, edit the following files on the system and remove entries for the user in question: /var/c…
    - 28 Jan 16, 9:19pm -
  • Changing the Public IP in a NAT setup
    5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) If your server is using a NAT setup and for some reason isn’t properly showing the correct public IP that should be mapped to the private IP on your server, you can easily fix this by creating a script to tell cPanel what the publi…
    - 20 Dec 15, 12:27am -
  • Upgrading OpenSSH on CentOS 5 or 6
    4.5 / 5 ( 23 votes ) Note: This is an update from our 2011 post. If you’ve taken a peek at your PCI scan results lately, you may have noticed that your scan provider is now requiring OpenSSH 6.6 or higher due to CVE-2014-2532 – a version that…
    - 26 Jun 15, 4:57pm -
  • CloudLinux or BetterLinux?
    4.3 / 5 ( 27 votes ) UPDATE 6/18: Shortly after this was posted and one of the major hosting companies I’m affiliated with removed BetterLinux from their servers due to stability problems, BetterLinux announced that they are shutting down, effectiv…
    - 15 Jun 15, 1:02am -

cpaneltv

cPanel LIVE! Get started with NGINX Caching

- 34 days ago 19 Mar 21, 7:34am -
WHM Tutorials - How to Launch a Microsoft Azure Instance

- 36 days ago 17 Mar 21, 6:23pm -
cPanel LIVE! WP Toolkit v5.3

- 55 days ago 26 Feb 21, 8:33am -
cPanel LIVE! Get Started with ModSecurity

- 83 days ago 29 Jan 21, 8:35am -
cPanel Live - Introducing WordPress Toolkit for cPanel

- 20 Nov 20, 9:09am -
Introduction to WordPress Toolkit for cPanel

- 10 Nov 20, 8:23pm -

reddit linux

reddit tech

reddit admin

  • newNewb needs help with running multiple services.
    So, I work for a company that is way behind on organizing and tech. Spreadsheets for IP lists, no inventory, etc. I work with a "windows admin" in his mid 60s and I'm kinda the go-to linux guy and I've set up currently rundeck for managing our equipm…
    - 38 mins ago 22 Apr 21, 5:23pm -
  • newDo I have to keep GPG key stubs safe as well?
    Hello! I'm using NixOS, and in an attempt to get a relatively truly declarative config, I would like to keep my secrets in the config as well, which is public. Obviously this is a security risk, but I have a Yubikey 5, and so I thought I could keep t…
    - 2 hours ago 22 Apr 21, 4:04pm -
  • newKernel Panics after upgrades every month
    I'm having an issue. Every month I update the kernel on about 200 hosts ( RHEL7 ) by using Ansible to perform a yum update. About 10% of my hosts will have a kernel panic when booting into the new kernel after updating. The fix is always to just back…
    - 4 hours ago 22 Apr 21, 1:42pm -
  • newCan't apt update
    EDIT: SOVLED. This is embaracing, so the DHCP leased an IP of a subnet out of range. That's it.. I'm losing my mind over this. For two days, I can't seem to be able to have apt working. I have a VM with Ubuntu 20.04.2 on it. All I want to do is to…
    - 9 hours ago 22 Apr 21, 8:41am -
  • newSimple Certificate Management?
    I maintain a local CA for my homelab and have several scripts written to generate the CSR + key, generate the cert, and sign it with the local CA. I just keep them in various folders on the filesystem. And it works well, but I was wondering if there…
    - 16 hours ago 22 Apr 21, 2:06am -
  • newdifferences between setfacl and chmod?
    Hi, I'm a bit new ... naive ... inexperienced in some technical subjects. Reading an article, I have seen how they mention a way to establish permissions on a folder and I have a question. In the article, for a folder FOLDER, a user USER and a group…
    - 19 hours ago 21 Apr 21, 10:45pm -
  • newA couple of questions about SLURM
    Hello, SLURM noob here with a couple of questions. About task/cgroup plugin, AllowedRAMSpace = 100 means, as I understand, a 100% of the requested memory by the user is allocated to him. What do MaxRAMPercent and ConstrainRAMSpace do exactly? I under…
    - 24 hours ago 21 Apr 21, 6:09pm -
  • newRoot Password - One Global vs Unique Per Host
    Just looking for feedback and experiences on this topic. I don't have anybody to talk to in real life. Currently, I have one root password for everything. I hardly ever use it, maybe 3 times in the last few years. I don't see a huge risk for having o…
    - 24 hours ago 21 Apr 21, 6:05pm -
  • Not log aggregation
    There are no end of super-complex tools for collecting log data and drawing pretty graphs, but I've lost track of the amount of time I have spent trying to get Loki, ELK and graylog to do what I think is a very simple task: pre-processing log data be…
    - 1 day ago 21 Apr 21, 1:47pm -
  • Pay as a Linux admin
    I make 40K a year as a linux admin. This is my first full time linux job and I am relatively young, I only have 1 year in the industry. I haven't been to college but I have a Comptia Network+ Security+ and Linux+ Am I underpaid? Should I expect to be…
    - 2 days ago 21 Apr 21, 2:43am -

linuxfoundation

A New Online Course For Node.js

- 3 hours ago 22 Apr 21, 3:28pm -
LF Live Webinar: Stranger Danger: Your Node.js Attack Surface Just Got Bigger.

- 1 day ago 21 Apr 21, 4:58pm -
LFN Webinar: NFV Deployments and the Path Ahead: An Operator Perspective

- 2 days ago 21 Apr 21, 5:47am -
LF Live Webinar: Applying Governance To CI/CD

- 7 days ago 15 Apr 21, 8:00pm -
Mentorship Session: Kernel Validation With Kselftest

- 8 days ago 14 Apr 21, 10:09pm -
LFX EasyCLA: Streamline your Development Workflow

- 14 days ago 8 Apr 21, 9:30pm -

reddit fu

reddit opensource

LinuxActionShow

LinuxMagazine

Say Cheese, Webcam Effects Demo

- 9 May 11, 9:18pm -
Understanding Parallel Computing: Amdahl's Law

- 28 Mar 11, 4:26am -
Understanding Parallel Computing (Part 2): The Lawn Mower Law

- 28 Mar 11, 4:16am -
LMTV Video Response Contest: What Makes Linux Better?

- 25 Mar 11, 9:10pm -
Aligning SSD Partitions

- 16 Mar 11, 10:32pm -
Mixing Voice and Music Audio in Audacity

- 10 Mar 11, 2:31pm -

linux.com

linuxfoundation

hak5

Hacking WPA3 with Mathy Vanhoef & Retia

- 3 hours ago 22 Apr 21, 3:00pm -
FLoC Gets Blocked; FBI Hacks Into Exchange Servers - ThreatWire

- 2 days ago 20 Apr 21, 10:00pm -
LTE Antenna Mods & Elephant Eating - Hack Across America 2021

- 4 days ago 18 Apr 21, 6:07pm -
Discord and Slack Used To Spread RATs - ThreatWire

- 9 days ago 13 Apr 21, 4:30pm -
Powering All The Things w/USB Type C -GlytchTips

- 10 days ago 12 Apr 21, 2:00pm -
IoT-less IP Cameras - Hack Across America 2021

- 11 days ago 11 Apr 21, 3:30pm -

linux-magazine

  • Can the Free Software Foundation Save itself?
    The controversy surrounding Richard Stallman has raised questions about the Free Software Foundation's relevance.
    - 9 days ago 13 Apr 21, 4:49pm -
  • Apple M1 Hardware Support to be Merged into Linux Kernel 5.13
    Linux users will be able to install their favorite distribution on Apple’s M1-based hardware.
    - 10 days ago 12 Apr 21, 2:51pm -
  • KDE Launches the Qt 5 Patch Collection
    To support and maintain a stable Qt 5 for KDE Gears and Frameworks, KDE will maintain a patch collection.
    - 14 days ago 8 Apr 21, 6:39pm -
  • Linux Creator Warns Next Kernel Could be Delayed
    Linus Torvalds has issued concern about the size of kernel 5.12 and possible delays for its release.
    - 24 days ago 29 Mar 21, 3:36pm -
  • System76 Updates its Pangolin Laptop
    System76 has released a much-anticipated AMD version of their most popular laptop, the Pangolin.
    - 28 days ago 25 Mar 21, 8:40pm -
  • Automatically view song lyrics as you listen
    Whether you listen to music on Spotify or a classic audio player like Rhythmbox, Lollypop, or Audacious, a tool named Lyrics-in-terminal will let you read the lyrics for the track you are currently playing.
    - 28 days ago 25 Mar 21, 8:03am -
  • Untitled
    This month in Kernel News: Opening a Random Can of Worms and Out with the Old.
    - 28 days ago 25 Mar 21, 8:03am -
  • Open Source Ingenuity
    Watching the Mars rover, maddog is delighted to observe that the small helicopter it carries named Ingenuity has many off-the-shelf components and runs under Linux using free and open source software.
    - 28 days ago 25 Mar 21, 8:03am -
  • Cookies and Cohorts
    Is the web changing before our eyes? We in tech media certainly talk about change all the time. (One could argue that the whole point of tech media is to talk about change.)
    - 28 days ago 25 Mar 21, 8:03am -
  • Untitled
    Manjaro KDE Plasma 20.2.1 and Clonezilla Live 2.7.1
    - 28 days ago 25 Mar 21, 8:03am -

linuxjournal

linuxinsider

  • New Netrunner 21.01 ‘XOXO’ Worthy of Hugs and Kisses
    When I last visited the ever-changing Netrunner distribution, I said that Netrunner Linux still went its own way. That was its twentieth rebirthday upgrade over its then 10-year history in late February 2020. The same is true for Netrunner 21.01 XOXO…
    - 2 days ago 21 Apr 21, 6:00am -
  • A Linux Safari to Classify the Genus of This Penguin
    Recently, I took an interest in poking at Gentoo a bit. In the eyes of many desktop Linux users, it's considered a rite of passage to install this historically significant distribution. This curiosity sent me on a much more interesting Linux safari t…
    - 11 days ago 12 Apr 21, 6:00am -
  • Google’s Vested Interest in Linux Security
    Google is now paying developers more money to work on securing their Linux kernels this year. The gesture may well be the start of the company's bid to enforce a tighter grip on open source. Google's action comes on the heels of rising threats to Lin…
    - 16 days ago 7 Apr 21, 4:30am -
  • Latest LinDoz: An Ideal Windows-to-Linux Crossover
    MakuluLinux is an unusually creative operating system that developer Jacque Montague Raymer is constantly changing with each major upgrade. Some of these changes are radical and innovative. Trust me on this point. I have had my hands on so many Linux…
    - 25 days ago 29 Mar 21, 4:00am -
  • Once the Big Tech Battler, Open Source Is Now Big Tech’s Battleground
    A cadre of tech giants have created the Rust Foundation. This is neither the first nor largest contribution to an open-source project by private tech vendors. Still, the creation of this new body marks another noteworthy instance in which proprietary…
    - 31 days ago 22 Mar 21, 6:15am -
  • The Rise of Open Source: Pandemic, Economy, Efficiency, Trust
    Those familiar with open source know that it works and comes with many benefits. A testament to the rising adoption of open source is the recent moves by software giants such as Microsoft, IBM, and Oracle into the open-source community. This corporat…
    - 37 days ago 17 Mar 21, 4:00am -
  • Creating an Immersive, Tailored Media Experience Through RDK-V
    For multichannel video programming distributors to stay competitive, they need to offer multichannel video programming solutions that are not only innovative but user friendly. Smart TV manufacturers need to reduce time to market and provide flexible…
    - 42 days ago 12 Mar 21, 5:00am -
  • Trisquel Linux Wraps Polish and Productivity Into Four User Needs
    Trisquel Linux is one of those computing staples you wished you knew about much sooner. This Linux distribution has been around literally for years and is extremely polished. It offers a family of Linux editions that meet or exceed the needs of home…
    - 44 days ago 9 Mar 21, 7:00am -
  • The ‘Unix Way’ Has a Right Way That’s Almost a Lost Way
    As I study tech sector innovations, I see signs that the old traditions are fading. I'm not one to sanctify tradition for tradition's sake, but I see merit in maintaining a traditional approach to computing tasks that encourages shrewdness. To illust…
    - 52 days ago 1 Mar 21, 12:11pm -
  • Lessons Learned From the SolarWinds Supply Chain Hack
    In a recent Linux Foundation blog post titled "Preventing Supply Chain Attacks like SolarWinds," the foundation's Director of Open Source Supply Chain Security, David A. Wheeler, adamantly pushed the need for software developers to embrace the LF's s…
    - 58 days ago 23 Feb 21, 3:10pm -

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linux fox
- 31 May 20, 6:01pm -
Linux 2014 Logo
Linux 2014 Logo
- 29 May 14, 8:35am -
Minimal Arch Linux with Openbox
Minimal Arch Linux with Openbox
- 29 Dec 13, 4:20am -
Arch Linux Awesome WM
Arch Linux Awesome WM
- 7 Jul 13, 2:59pm -

geek linux

geek utilities

  • Chinese hide chips in US planes
    Evidence is piling up that cyber security is one of this generation’s most critical issues. Remarks by the National Counterintelligence Executive, Dr. Joel F. Brenner, at the Applied Research Laboratories University of Texa…
    - 20 Apr 09, 5:40pm -
  • Social Media overload? Try FriendFeed with Alert Thingy
    If you’ve found yourself buried under Twitter messages (tweets), Facebook statuses, Flickr images, Delicious links, Tumblr posts and/or whatever other social data you can muster, then please allow me to promptly direct you…
    - 14 Apr 08, 8:20pm -
  • Synchronize your files with Memeo AutoSync
    {ad}Have you ever used the synchronize files feature in Windows? This is the feature that allows you to make files available offline when you are not connected to a network drive. It also […]The post Synchronize your files…
    - 4 Mar 08, 6:06pm -
  • Review: Diskeeper 2008
    Most seasoned PC users are familiar with the concept of defragging your hard disk but ask them the last time they defragged and they probably won’t have an answer. Windows actually comes with […]The post Review: Diskeepe…
    - 21 Dec 07, 6:44pm -
  • Review: Take a power nap with Pzizz
    I’ve tried power napping on and off for years. Unfortunately, the biggest problem I have with power napping is making sure that I wake up in time to get things done for the […]The post Review: Take a power nap with Pzizz…
    - 19 Sep 07, 9:13pm -
  • Review: Create Professional Quality Videos with Sony Vegas 7
    If you are looking to make professional quality audio/video productions you should seriously consider Sony Vegas 7 DVD production suite as a mainstay for your personal multimedia productions studio. This is a feature […]Th…
    - 13 Sep 07, 6:27pm -
  • Review: Backup your photos with the Photo Safe
    One of the things about traveling with a digital camera is you inevitably wind up filling your memory cards. There are a couple of solutions to this. One is buying more memory cards. […]The post Review: Backup your photos…
    - 10 Sep 07, 8:24pm -
  • Review: Anagram lets you create a contact or calendar entry in two clicks
    {ad} I’m a power user when it comes to contact and task management. That said, I’ve been a user of ACT, Palm Desktop, and most recently Microsoft Outlook. I’m addicted to putting in […]The post Review: Anagram lets y…
    - 10 Sep 07, 2:03pm -
  • ReadyBoost on the Run
    One of the most notable new features in Windows Vista is ReadyBoost. This is a caching feature that uses flash memory in order to speed up Vista’s performance. Because flash memory is cheap, […]The post ReadyBoost on the…
    - 3 Apr 07, 2:21pm -
  • Xoxide X-Turbine
    Lately there seems to be an over abundance of steel, premodded cases on the market, each with no clear advantages over the other. These cases seem to be surprisingly similar with only minimal […]The post Xoxide X-Turbine a…
    - 12 Jun 03, 11:54am -

arstechnica

LinuxSpatry

Guitar Apps for Android/Linux

- 23 hours ago 21 Apr 21, 6:43pm -
Overview: Valeton GP 100 on Arch Linux

- 7 days ago 15 Apr 21, 10:04pm -
Guitar Notation Software for Linux

- 8 days ago 15 Apr 21, 12:50am -
Tonelib-GFX on Arch Linux

- 15 days ago 8 Apr 21, 3:10am -
Nux Mighty 20BT (on Android/Linux) & Jackson Dinky

- 16 days ago 7 Apr 21, 12:15am -
Rakarrack on Arch Linux

- 21 days ago 2 Apr 21, 1:46am -

computerworld

  • newWWDC: How will Apple change iPadOS for pros?
    Apple’s decision to put an M1 Mac chip inside the iPad Pro surely means it’s about to make some big changes in the user interface for Apple’s pro tablet, making these systems an even better fit for business professionals.Fast enough for anyt…
    - 1 hour ago 22 Apr 21, 5:00pm -
  • newGive yourself an Android productivity upgrade
    Hey — you. Yes, you. The gorgeous hominid there with an Android phone in your britches. What if I were to tell you that that phone, the very same one you tote around and cradle like a baby all day, had a secondary home screen that you could acce…
    - 4 hours ago 22 Apr 21, 1:53pm -
  • new4 steps to repair Microsoft Office
    We’ve all been there. You’re working on a document or a spreadsheet, or using email, and BAM! One of your Microsoft Office applications starts acting weird or stops responding.To read this article in full, please click here(Insider Story)
    - 8 hours ago 22 Apr 21, 10:00am -
  • newBiggest tech IPOs of 2021
    The 2020 calendar year will long be remembered as an annus horribilis for most, except for a handful of technology companies that reaped the rewards of a global shift to remote work with successful initial public offerings (IPOs).US companies alon…
    - 9 hours ago 22 Apr 21, 9:14am -
  • newWhat's in the latest Firefox update? 88 stymies shifty JavaScript tracker
    Mozilla this week refreshed Firefox by releasing version 88, adding yet another anti-tracking defense, this one set up to stymie abuses of the JavaScript variable window.name.The company's developers also patched 13 vulnerabilities, five of them l…
    - 17 hours ago 22 Apr 21, 12:36am -
  • An enterprise take on Apple’s Spring Loaded event
    Apple’s Spring Loaded event may seem to have been consumer-focused, but it offered food for thought for any enterprise. Consider:What’s a computer?The iPad Pro is gaining the same M1 chip that powers the latest Macs and has made the PC indust…
    - 2 days ago 20 Apr 21, 11:16pm -
  • What's in the latest Chrome update? Default to HTTPS, focused links
    Google last week released Chrome 90, which gives preference to using encrypted connections to websites, lets users craft links that pinpoint selected text, and supports an open-source codec optimized for videoconferencing.The Mountain View, Calif.…
    - 2 days ago 20 Apr 21, 9:15pm -
  • Will you be heading back to the office? Should you?
    I'm old enough to remember when Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos was some guy who had this crazy dream of making money by selling books online. Sure, some people would ask, "Who'd shop online when you can always get a book from Borders, Crown Bookstores, or…
    - 2 days ago 20 Apr 21, 8:15pm -
  • Windows 10 Insider Previews: A guide to the builds
    Microsoft never sleeps. In addition to its steady releases of major and minor updates to the current version of Windows 10, the company frequently rolls out public preview builds to members of its Windows Insider Program, allowing them to test out…
    - 2 days ago 20 Apr 21, 7:00pm -
  • This Python and Django web development course bundle is just $24 with code
    As far as tech careers go, web development is probably the best one to get into. And that’s largely because the field is expected to grow by quite a lot in the next few years. Thinking of refocusing your career track into web development? Then…
    - 2 days ago 20 Apr 21, 6:38pm -

informationweek

technewsworld

  • Slick New iMac, Muscular iPad Pro Headline Apple Event
    Apple introduced a new version of its iMac desktop and a powerful upgrade of its iPad Pro tablet at an online event Tuesday. Both are based on Apple's M1 chip. Ordering for the new iMac starts on April 30, with shipments starting in the second half o…
    - 1 day ago 21 Apr 21, 11:00am -
  • DuckDuckGo Unwraps Google FLoC Blocker
    DuckDuckGo has announced an add-on to the Chrome browser that blocks Google's new scheme to provide marketers with information for targeting advertising at Internet users.The scheme called FLoC -- Federated Learning of Cohorts -- is being tested in…
    - 2 days ago 20 Apr 21, 11:00am -
  • Nvidia and the End of Movies as We Know Them
    GTC21, this year's Nvidia GPU Technology Conference, was terrific as always. The alleged focus was on AI and autonomous cars. But, as I watched presentation after presentation from folks out of the entertainment industry, I realized that if you start…
    - 3 days ago 19 Apr 21, 11:00am -
  • How Fixable Is the Unsafe Internet?
    A recent study from Consumer Reports' Digital Lab reveals that 96 percent of Americans agree that more should be done to protect consumer privacy. But don't expect to see a whole new alternative Internet emerging any year soon. Instead, you will see…
    - 7 days ago 15 Apr 21, 12:00pm -
  • DNS Flaws Expose Millions of IoT Devices to Hacker Threats
    A set of flaws in a widely used network communication protocol that could affect millions of devices has been revealed by Forescout Research Labs and JSOF Research. The nine vulnerabilities discovered by security researchers dramatically increase th…
    - 8 days ago 14 Apr 21, 11:00am -
  • Fortune 500s Hit by MS Exchange Breach Maybe Still Unaware
    Jonathan Cran, founder and CEO of Intrigue, a cybersecurity startup based in Austin, Texas, used his company's network security tools to compile a list of Fortune 500 companies still exposed to last month's Microsoft Exchange breach. Potentially, man…
    - 9 days ago 13 Apr 21, 4:45pm -
  • Intrigue Funded to Develop New Attack Surface Management Platform
    Startup information security firm Intrigue has announced a US$2 million seed round led by LiveOak Venture Partners for a new attack service management platform that helps secure enterprise networks. The Intrigue tools scan all public, exposed attack…
    - 9 days ago 13 Apr 21, 3:26pm -
  • A Cure for What Ails Social Media
    Social media has become the home of fake news, unscrupulous advertising, places to dole out abuse, and disseminate alternative history. Let's talk about what is likely to happen to social media companies; and how they might work to prevent that outco…
    - 10 days ago 12 Apr 21, 11:00am -
  • Fraud Awareness Kit Puts Businesses on Notice: It's Tax Scam Season
    Businesses fearful their workers may be targeted by fraudsters will want to take a look at the free Tax Scam Awareness Kit offered by Proofpoint. The kit, for both Windows and macOS, includes materials for an employee education campaign about tax fra…
    - 15 days ago 7 Apr 21, 12:00pm -
  • Hacker Recycles Data on Half a Billion Facebook Users
    A rich cache of data on some 533 million Facebook users was posted to a hacker forum over the weekend and is available to download for practically free. In a statement provided to TechNewsWorld by Facebook, the company said it is confident the posted…
    - 16 days ago 6 Apr 21, 11:00am -
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