Day: February 11, 2019

Trains not planes? The Green New Deal’s rail controversy explained – CNET

Commentary: The Democrats’ recently unveiled Green New Deal aims to reduce the US’s carbon footprint… by doing away with airplanes? …read more Source:: CNet

Doomsday Docker Security Hole Uncovered

An anonymous reader quotes a report from ZDNet: One of the great security fears about containers is that an attacker could infect a container with a malicious program, which could escape and attack the host system. Well, we now have a security hole that could be used by such an attack: RunC container breakout, CVE-2019-5736….

Gmail’s new right-click menu lets you reply to, forward and search for emails – CNET

G Suite users will get the feature starting Monday. …read more Source:: CNet

WordPress plugin flaw lets you take over entire sites

Vulnerability found in social sharing plugin named “Simple Social Buttons,” installed on more than 40,000 WordPress sites. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Get Organized With This Raspberry Pi E-Ink Calendar

Like many hackers, we love e-ink. There’s something mesmerizing and decidedly futuristic about the way the images shift around and reconstitute themselves. Like something from Harry Potter, but that you can buy on Alibaba instead of from a shop in Diagon Alley. But as anyone who’s used the technology can tell you, the low refresh…

Brazil lights the Kindling as dot-Amazon saga roars back into life

Seven-year battle by Bezos could be coming to an end A seven-year fight over the introduction of .amazon internet addresses may finally be resolved this week with crunch talks in Brazilia.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Hot-car deaths on the rise, despite new tech meant to help – Roadshow

The average age of an owned car is rising, too, which isn’t helping. …read more Source:: CNet

Virgin Galactic wants you to get up close with SpaceShipTwo rocket motor – CNET

It was donated to the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum. …read more Source:: CNet

Google begins testing AR walking navigation for Maps – CNET

The feature will use digital images to help you get where you’re going. …read more Source:: CNet

U.S. Senators Urge VPN Ban for Federal Workers Over Spying

Wyden and Rubio are eyeing VPN services they say could be instruments of espionage for Russia and China. …read more Source:: Threatpost