Day: March 2, 2020

NetSupport Manager RAT Spread via Bogus NortonLifeLock Docs

The legitimate remote-access tool is being used to maliciously infect victims and allow remote code-execution. …read more Source:: Threatpost

Gamer Alert: Serious Nvidia Flaw Plagues Graphics Driver

Several flaws found in Nvidia’s graphics drivers could enable denial of service, remote code execution and other malicious attacks. …read more Source:: Threatpost

Drones must be constantly connected to the internet to give Feds real-time location data – new US govt prosposal

‘Does it have its own satellite dish, sir?’ ‘You can tell your son it has its own satellite’ Drone enthusiasts are up in arms over rules proposed by the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) that would require their flying gizmos to provide real-time location data to the government via an internet connection.… …read more Source::…

Coronavirus lands at BMW, automaker quarantines 150 employees – Roadshow

A BMW employee in Germany tested positive for COVID-19 and did not travel abroad. …read more Source:: CNet

Mercedes-Benz CLA, GLA add plug-in hybrid power for Europe – Roadshow

More Mercedes cars get a little help from EQ Power. …read more Source:: CNet

We’re Not Prepared For the End of Moore’s Law

Gordon Moore’s 1965 forecast that the number of components on an integrated circuit would double every year until it reached an astonishing 65,000 by 1975 is the greatest technological prediction of the last half-century. When it proved correct in 1975, he revised what has become known as Moore’s Law to a doubling of transistors on…

Bye, bye Brazil: Sage takes a multi-million dollar bath as it slips out of Latin America

British biz’s foray ‘has not fared well as it exits the market nursing substantial losses’ Brit accountancy software maker Sage is offloading its Brazilian operation to local management.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

What’s the most popular web browser in 2020?

I’ll give you a hint, it’s not Microsoft’s Internet Explorer. And Firefox is declining into irrelevance. …read more Source:: ZDNet

HP hostile takeover warms up: Xerox queues print job cash_and_shares.pdf, mails it to the board to mull over

PC-and-printers biz will ‘carefully review and evaluate the offer’ before, presumably, deciding: No Xerox is going for it: this morning it officially inched forward in its effort to forcibly acquire troubled PC-and-printers slinger HP amid repeated attempts by HP’s board to strangle the plan.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Raspberry Pi goes 2GB for the price of 1GB in honour of mini-computer’s eighth birthday

Let’s hear it for tumbling memory prices It has been eight years since order books opened for the diminutive Raspberry Pi and the foundation has celebrated by knocking $10 off the price of the 2GB incarnation, reducing the thing to $35.… …read more Source:: TheRegister