Day: January 30, 2020

200K WordPress Sites Vulnerable to Plugin Flaw

Developers behind WordPress plugin Code Snippets have issued a patch for the high-severity flaw. …read more Source:: Threatpost

Google open-sources the firmware needed to build hardware security keys

Google open-sourced today OpenSK, a Rust-based project to aid hardware vendors build hardware security keys. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Disney teases Spider-Man acrobatic animatronic coming to Disneyland’s Avengers Campus – CNET

Spidey can flip through the air, with the Marvel-themed area coming to Disneyland California in summer 2020. …read more Source:: CNet

Amazon now has over 150 million paid Prime members worldwide – CNET

That’s up from 100 million in 2018. …read more Source:: CNet

Western Digital Q2 better than expected, CEO says flash market improving

Shares of Western Digital were up over 5% in late trading. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Facebook coughs up $550m to make AI photo tagging lawsuit vanish. How ever will it survive on that $17.9bn left over?

That tech backlash in full: More and more are using the antisocial network Facebook will fork out more than a half-billion dollars to settle a class-action lawsuit against its facial recognition tech.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

WHO Declares Global Health Emergency as Wuhan Coronavirus Continues To Spread

The World Health Organization on Thursday declared an international public health emergency over the deadly new coronavirus that has hit China hard. From a report: The announcement comes as nearly a hundred cases have been spotted in countries outside of China, including the first case of human-to-human transmission in the U.S., also reported on Thursday….

Coronavirus declared public health emergency of international concern by World Health Organization – CNET

Deaths have reached 170 while confirmed cases have hit 8,000, the WHO says. …read more Source:: CNet

These pro athletes are vegan — why they switched and how you can benefit too – CNET

Not eating meat could actually help your fitness goals. …read more Source:: CNet

Nintendo reportedly says coronavirus is impacting Switch production – CNET

The viral outbreak could affect the Switch’s strong sales. …read more Source:: CNet