Day: March 1, 2019

Adobe releases out-of-band update to patch ColdFusion zero-day

ColdFusion developers spot new zero-day exploited in the wild. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Amazon To Launch New Grocery-Store Business Separate From Whole Foods

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Wall Street Journal: Amazon is planning to open dozens of grocery stores in several major U.S. cities (Warning: source may be paywalled; alternative source), according to people familiar with the matter, as the retail giant looks to broaden its reach in the food business. The company plans…

The Division 2’s open beta is here: here’s how to download – CNET

If you want to get a taste of what’s coming in the Division 2, you can download the beta for free and play all weekend. …read more Source:: CNet

When the bits hit the FAN: US military accused of knackering Russian trolls, news org’s IT gear amid mid-term elections

Despite fried RAID and deleted hard drives, Federal News Agency calls US Cyber Command attack a failure A Russian new service is claiming that US attacks on it and an organisation accused of state-sponsored trolling has left storage systems damaged and international servers wiped after multiple malware attacks.… …read more Source:: Register

Lyft files for IPO, says it ‘represents freedom at your fingertips’ – CNET

We combed through Lyft’s SEC filing. Here’s everything we learned. …read more Source:: CNet

Meet Tympan, The Open Hardware Hearing Aid

If you’re the kind of person who’s serious about using open source software and hardware, relying on a medical device like a pacemaker or an insulin pump can be a particular insult. You wouldn’t trust the technology with your email, and yet you’re forced to put your life into the hands of a device you…

Facebook Admits 18% of Research Spyware Users Were Teens — Not Less Than 5% It Claimed Earlier This Year

Josh Constine, writing for TechCrunch: Facebook has changed its story after initially trying to downplay how it targeted teens with its Research program that a TechCrunch investigation revealed was paying them gift cards to monitor all their mobile app usage and browser traffic. “Less than 5 percent of the people who chose to participate in…

YouTube CEO: Disabling comments on minor videos was ‘trade-off’ for child safety – CNET

Susan Wojcicki said she knew the decision would upset some creators. …read more Source:: CNet

Pompeo warns Philippines against using Huawei 5G gear – CNET

The US continues its campaign against the Chinese telecom giant. …read more Source:: CNet

Seth Rogen to star in upcoming episode of Twilight Zone reboot – CNET

There’s the signpost up ahead for the Superbad and Knocked Up star. …read more Source:: CNet