Day: February 3, 2020

GitLab can proclaim diversity all it likes, but it seems to have a real problem keeping women on staff or in management

Software biz’s celebration of inclusivity questioned by ousted staffers Special report In late January, code storage biz GitLab published a blog post declaring that “diversity and inclusion is a core value at GitLab and fundamental to our success.” Nonetheless, the company has had trouble retaining female executives.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Researchers Find 24 ‘Dangerous’ Android Apps with 382M Installs

Shenzhen Hawk Internet Co. is identified as the parent company behind five app developers seeking excessive permissions in Android apps. …read more Source:: DarkReading

Firefox Now Shows What Telemetry Data It’s Collecting About You

There is now a special page in the Firefox browser where users can see what telemetry data Mozilla is collecting from their browser. From a report: Accessible by typing about:telemetry in the browser’s URL address bar, this new section is a recent addition to Firefox. The page shows deeply technical information about browser settings, installed…

Attackers Actively Targeting Flaw in Door-Access Controllers

There’s been a sharp increase in scans for vulnerable Nortek Linear Emerge E3 systems, SonicWall says. …read more Source:: DarkReading

AZORult Campaign Adopts Novel Triple-Encryption Technique

Popular trojan is sneaking its way onto PCs via malspam campaign that uses three levels of encryption to sneak past cyber defenses. …read more Source:: Threatpost

YouTube Reinforces Guidelines on Fighting Misleading Election Content

YouTube on Monday reinforced its guidelines on tackling fake or misleading election-related content on its platform as the United States gears up for the presidential election later this year. From a report: YouTube will remove any content that has been “technically doctored” or manipulated or misleads the user about the voting process or makes false…

Best cheap wireless noise-canceling headphones under $100 for 2020 – CNET

So you don’t want to shell out the big bucks for premium noise-canceling headphones. Here are some affordable alternatives. …read more Source:: CNet

Tesla stock skyrockets as bulls think it’ll keep climbing – Roadshow

The electric carmaker’s market capitalization went as high as $139 billion on Monday. …read more Source:: CNet

Greta Thunberg nominated for 2020 Nobel Peace Prize, report says – CNET

The climate activist was already named Time magazine’s “Person of the Year.” …read more Source:: CNet

Tesla Autopilot Duped By ‘Phantom’ Images

Researchers were able to fool popular autopilot systems into perceiving projected images as real – causing the cars to brake or veer into oncoming traffic lanes. …read more Source:: Threatpost