Day: February 5, 2020

Sketchy behavior? Wacom tablet drivers phone home with names, times of every app opened on your computer

‘Why does a device that is essentially a mouse need a privacy policy?’ FYI: Wacom’s official tablet drivers leak to the manufacturer the names of every application opened, and when, on the computers they are connected to.… …read more Source:: Register

New Memoji Stickers and iCloud Folder Sharing come to latest iOS and macOS betas – CNET

And soon, you’ll be able to download an app once and have it sync across iOS, macOS, iPadOS and tvOS. …read more Source:: CNet

Apple shipped 10M more watches than the entire Swiss watch industry in 2019, analyst says – CNET

There were 31 million Apple Watch shipments for the year, according to Strategy Analytics. …read more Source:: CNet

Billionaire pulls out of reality telly show that was supposed to find him a lunar date to take aboard Musk’s space loveboat

Also: Eco rocket fuel from Skyrora, more Starlink from SpaceX, ESA’s Solar Orbiter gets ready for launch Roundup There’s some bad news for Moon lovers but good news for Sun fanciers in this week’s roundup of all the news that’s fit to run about outer space.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

China-US tariff tiff, Brexit and a crap economy: Why OEMs spent $56bn less on semiconductors last year

Market flopped as all the biggest buyers kept short arms in deep pockets Almost all of the top 10 biggest corporate consumers of semiconductors bought fewer chips last year due to softening economies, in part caused by political uncertainty: Brexit, the UK and China trade battle among them.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Jeff Weiner Will Step Down as CEO of LinkedIn June 1

Major change ahead for LinkedIn, the social network for the working world, now with 675 million members. From a report: Jeff Weiner, who has been leading the company as CEO for the past 11 years, is stepping down on June 1, 2020. His new role will be executive chairman. Ryan Roslansky, who is currently head…

Emotet Preps for Tax Season with New Phishing Campaign

Malicious emails in a new attack campaign contain links and attachments claiming to lead victims to W-9 forms. …read more Source:: DarkReading

CamuBot Banking Trojan Returns In Targeted Attacks

The malware is back in targeted attacks against Brazilian banking customers, this time using a new technique that involves mobile app authorization. …read more Source:: Threatpost

What is a Privileged Access Workstation (PAW)?

Ask the Experts — about a technological game of keep-away that protects the most precious resources from the greatest dangers. …read more Source:: DarkReading

The FBI Downloaded CIA’s Hacking Tools Using Starbuck’s WiFi

An anonymous reader shares a report: One of the most interesting details from the yesterday’s Joshua Schulte trial involved how the FBI obtained the Vault 7 and Vault 8 materials they entered into evidence yesterday. Because the FBI did not want to download the files onto an existing FBI computer (in part, out of malware…