Day: February 5, 2019

Snap’s earnings offer sigh of relief – CNET

Revenue rises and it didn’t lose users. Shares are going through the roof in after-hours trading. …read more Source:: CNet

Google: All your leaked passwords are belong to us – here’s a Chrome extension to find them

And I’m OK with this, says chief of HaveIBeenPwned During its incessant web crawling, Google’s search engine constantly encounters credentials dumped by hackers or left exposed by the careless. And because it can, the ad confectionery copies and encrypts these spilled usernames and passwords.… …read more Source:: Register

Cybercriminals Exploit Gmail Feature to Scale Up Attacks

Criminals are taking advantage of Gmail’s ‘dots don’t matter’ feature to set up multiple fraudulent accounts on websites, using variations of the same email address, Agari says. …read more Source:: DarkReading

Zcash cryptocurrency fixes infinite counterfeiting vulnerability

Zcash devs keep dangerous flaw secret for eight months while they prepare and ship a much-needed fix. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Bots That Collect Airline Compensation For Passengers

You have read about bots that fight parking tickets. But what about all those flights that get delayed, canceled or overbooked? Could you a bot look into that? From a report: AirHelp, a Europe-based company that assists people in pursuing such claims, today announced two new bots to further automate its operations and sift through…

Cheap Power Over Ethernet For The ESP32

While most projects we see with the ESP32 make use of its considerable wireless capabilities, the chip can be connected to the wired network easily enough should you have the desire to do so. [Steve] liked the idea of putting his ESP32s on the wired network, but found the need for a secondary power connection…

New Vulnerabilities Make RDP Risks Far From Remote

…read more Source:: DarkReading

Crypto exchange in court: It owes $190m to netizens after founder dies without telling anyone vault passwords

QuadrigaCX granted 30-day legal protection by judge A Canadian court today granted legal protections to a Great White North cryptocurrency exchange that is holding some $190m that can’t be accessed – because its founder, the only person with the passwords to the digital vaults, died.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Ask Slashdot: Are Custom Android ROMS Still a Thing?

Thelasko writes: Reading Kashmir Hill’s series Goodby Big Five on Gizmodo made me consider switching to a custom Android ROM like LineageOS again. The Gizmodo articles make it seem that most phones are so locked down it is almost impossible to do. My last experience with custom ROMs confirmed that to be true for me….

Ferrari’s SP1 and SP2 Monza are even better looking in motion – Roadshow

New video footage from the Italian supercar manufacturer of its limited-edition retro-inspired roadsters has us losing our minds. …read more Source:: CNet