Day: March 3, 2020

Cobalt Ulster Strikes Again With New ForeLord Malware

Threatpost talks to Alex Tilley, senior security researcher with Dell SecureWorks’ Counter Threat Unit Research Team, about a recently discovered campaign linked to an Iranian APT. …read more Source:: Threatpost

Coronavirus updates: US death toll rises, Google cancels its biggest event – CNET

The latest updates on the COVID-19 outbreak. …read more Source:: CNet

You. Drop and give me 20… per cent IPv6 by 2023, 80% by 2025, Uncle Sam tells its IT admins after years of slacking

And policies and teams in place – on the double Uncle Sam has finally had enough: 15 years after it put out a memo telling its federal organizations they had to start moving to IPv6, it has decided to give sluggish bureaucrats a kick in the ass.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Google Cancels ‘Physical’ I/O 2020 Due To Coronavirus Concerns

Google has announced that it will not host an in-person I/O 2020 over coronavirus concerns. The company is looking into an alternative format. 9to5Google reports: Google I/O 2020 was announced in January, with the ticket application and drawing process taking place late last month. Hosted at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, it’s right across…

Whitney Houston hologram concerts coming to Las Vegas – CNET

A moving, dancing image of the late singer will perform her biggest hits. …read more Source:: CNet

Pixel 4 update: Access Google Pay as fast as Apple Pay on your iPhone – CNET

A handful of new software features are available for Pixel phones, including the ability to schedule Dark theme. …read more Source:: CNet

Halo: Combat Evolved gets surprise launch on PC – CNET

Go back to where the battle with the Covenant started. …read more Source:: CNet

Apple News Aggregation Site MacSurfer Closes Shop

John Gruber spotted this announcement on decades old Apple news aggregation site MacSurfer’s website: Dear MHN Readers: Not seeing a viable future with subscriptions, MacSurfer and TechNN will cease operations effective immediately. Please allow a few weeks to process forthcoming refunds. If need be, subscription inquiries can be addressed to the Publisher at the bottom…

Google I/O canceled due to coronavirus concerns – CNET

The conference is the search giant’s biggest event of the year. …read more Source:: CNet

Libraries Could Preserve Ebooks Forever, But Greedy Publishers Won’t Let Them

Caitlin McGarry, reporting for Gizmodo: There are currently 342 potential borrowers waiting for 197 digital copies of Ronan Farrow’s investigative thriller Catch and Kill at the Los Angeles Public Library. […] Why can only one person borrow one copy of an ebook at a time? Why are the waits so damn interminable? Well, it might…