Day: October 9, 2018

Lesser Skilled Cybercriminals Adopt Nation-State Hacking Methods

The trend underscores the need for organizations of all sizes to be prepared to detect and respond to threats faster, CrowdStrike says. …read more Source:: DarkReading

Tesla Model 3 ‘safest ever’ claim runs into NHTSA brick wall – Roadshow

Just because the data is public doesn’t mean NHTSA has to back up any outside claims based on it. …read more Source:: CNet

Ford Europe and StreetScooter team up to build an electric cargo truck – Roadshow

The StreetScooter Work XL has the body of a Ford Transit and the electric guts of a StreetScooter van. …read more Source:: CNet

Windows 10 October 2018 Update: Microsoft releases fix for data deletion bug

Microsoft announced that it has identified the underlying cause of the bug that deleted data for some customers who were among the first to install the Windows 10 October 2018 Update (version 1809). The fix is rolling out to members of the Windows Insider Program first. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Microsoft Patches Zero-Day Under Active Attack by APT

A zero-day vulnerability tied to the Window’s Win32k component is under active attack, warns Microsoft. …read more Source:: Threatpost

Hey you know what the smart-home world really needs right now? Yup, Google screaming in

New Hub device continues to pull AI, Nest, YouTube closer together Analysis Google has joined the battle to create a single-supplier smart-home with the release of a new product called the Home Hub.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Uber CEO: We’re Going After Groceries Next

Uber is digging deeper into the business of food. From a report: Uber’s restaurant delivery business “Eats” hit $6 billion in bookings earlier this year, growing over 200%, quickly becoming a crown jewel for the ride-sharing company. Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said given the success in the delivery of food, the next logical step is…

Constructing the Future of ICS Cybersecurity

As industrial control systems are connected to the cloud and the IoT, experts discuss security challenges. …read more Source:: DarkReading

Payment-card-skimming Magecart strikes again: Zero out of five for infecting e-retail sites

Customer ratings plugin treated to a malicious rewrite to swipe entered banking info The payment-card-skimming malware operation dubbed Magecart has turned up again, this time in Shopper Approved, a customer rating plugin for websites.… …read more Source:: Register

James Gunn may move from Marvel to DC to write Suicide Squad – CNET

The director who was fired from the Guardians of the Galaxy franchise could soon have a new group of super misfits. …read more Source:: CNet