Day: March 20, 2020

Hulu is down as users complain of videos not loading – CNET

Right when we needed it most. …read more Source:: CNet

Bored during lockdown? Why not try out these data-spilling KrØØk Wi-Fi bug exploits against your nearby devices

It’s not like you can snoop on anyone right now anyway, right? Proof-of-concept exploit code has emerged for last month‘s data-leaking KrØØk vulnerability present in a billion-plus Wi-Fi-connected devices and computers.… …read more Source:: Register

What We Know So Far About SARS-CoV-2

We’ve known about SARS-CoV-2 for only three months, but scientists can make some educated guesses about where it came from and why it’s behaving in such an extreme way. From a report: The structure of the virus provides some clues about its success. In shape, it’s essentially a spiky ball. Those spikes recognize and stick…

Apple CarPlay, Android Auto distract drivers more than pot, alcohol, says study – Roadshow

A new study says driver reaction times using this tech were worse than motorists with alcohol or cannabis in their system. …read more Source:: CNet

Theragun sale returns: Get these massage therapy guns for up to $150 off – CNET

Three models are on sale — and the company is donating some of the sales proceeds to charity. …read more Source:: CNet

At Long Last, NASA’s Probe Finally Digs in On Mars

NASA unsticks its Martian digging probe by whacking it with a shovel. From a report: Every day, the InSight lander’s suite of instruments sends back data proving that the Red Planet isn’t really dead. Marsquakes rumble the seismometer. Swirling vortices register on onboard pressure sensor. And temperature sensors help track the weather and changing of…

Revamped HawkEye Keylogger Swoops in on Coronavirus Fears

Emails claiming to be directly from WHO’s Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus offer “drug advice” — and malware infections. …read more Source:: Threatpost

Amazon Prime Video To Slow Streaming To Fight Broadband Overload

Amazon’s Prime Video, the world’s second-largest streaming service, is set to join YouTube and Netflix in reducing the speed of its streams across Europe to make sure broadband networks can handle the surge in usage as millions are confined to their homes. From a report: It is understood that the BBC is discussing whether to…

Defying Covid-19’s Pall: Pwn2Own Goes Virtual

Hacking contest goes virtual with participants remotely winning $295k in prizes for taking down Adobe Reader Windows 10 and macOS. …read more Source:: Threatpost

3D Printed Dogbox Transmission Kicks Your Desk Into High Gear

It’s often been our experience that some of the most impressive projects are the passion builds, the ones where the builder really put in their all and obsessed over every detail. Even if they don’t always have a practical application, it’s impossible to look at the final product and not respect the accomplishment. Case in…