Day: November 1, 2019

Office for Mac Users Warned of Malicious SYLK Files

Researchers warn XML macros embedded in SYLK files can sidestep Microsoft Office for Mac protections. …read more Source:: Threatpost

Top American watchdog refuses to release infamous 2012 dossier into Google’s anti-competitive behavior

FTC tells Senator staff reports are confidential The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has refused to release an infamous report into Google’s anti-competitive behavior, claiming that staff reports are exempt from America’s Freedom of Information Act.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Walmart early Black Friday sale: Rare discounts on Mario and Zelda Switch games – CNET

If you buy both games, you can save $32 on these hot Switch titles. …read more Source:: CNet

Ant-Man 3 to be directed by Peyton Reed, report says – CNET

Ant-Man’s veteran director might be ready for another journey into the Quantum Realm. …read more Source:: CNet

Ford Mustang and F-150 get the custom treatment for SEMA – Roadshow

Ford and partners built quite a few neat rigs. …read more Source:: CNet

Solar, Wind Power Utility Disrupted in Rare Cyberattack

A simple attack on an unpatched server could have been catastrophic for the Utah-based utility. …read more Source:: Threatpost

Microsoft is Replacing MSDN and TechNet Forums With Microsoft Q&A

Microsoft has been slowly dismantling its MSDN and TechNet blogging platforms for the past year-plus. This week, Microsoft introduced something meant to replace the MSDN and TechNet forums: A preview of Microsoft Q&A. From a report: Microsoft officials said they are making the switch because its MSDN and TechNet forums are outdated, according to a…

Google agrees to buy Fitbit in $2.1B deal to help boost Wear OS – CNET

It’s part of the “next evolution of Wear OS.” …read more Source:: CNet

Russia’s new ‘disconnect from the internet’ law is actually about surveillance

Russia’s slowly building its own Great Firewall model, centralizing internet traffic through government servers. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Free & Discounted Security Services Now Available for US Election Orgs

Nonprofit Defending Digital Campaigns (DDC) offers security services for email, user education, mobile, and encrypted communications, to federal election committees. …read more Source:: DarkReading