Day: March 26, 2020

Snowden warns government surveillance amid COVID-19 could be long lasting – CNET

Governments could look for reasons to continue tracking people’s activity, he says. …read more Source:: CNet

How to Evict Attackers Living Off Your Land

As cyber defenses improve, adversaries are shifting to stealthy “living-off-the-land” attacks that use targets’ own tools against them. Here are some tips to defend your turf. …read more Source:: DarkReading

AI Versus the Coronavirus

A new consortium of top scientists will be able to use some of the world’s most advanced supercomputers to look for solutions. From a report: Advanced computers have defeated chess masters and learned how to pick through mountains of data to recognize faces and voices. Now, a billionaire developer of software and artificial intelligence is…

Dyson invented a ventilator for coronavirus patients within 10 days, report says – CNET

The appliance maker is reportedly supplying 10,000 of its CoVent ventilators to the NHS. …read more Source:: CNet

Progress Software reports mixed Q1 results

The Bedford, Massachusetts-based company reported Q1 earnings of 76 cents per share on revenue of $109.7 million. …read more Source:: ZDNet

How Zoom, Netflix, and Dropbox are Staying Online During the Pandemic

Inside the efforts to keep the quarantined world’s popular Internet services running smoothly. …read more Source:: DarkReading

‘League’ of Cybersecurity Professionals Band Together To Help Hospitals

pgmrdlm writes: A growing group of cybersecurity professionals is volunteering their expertise to help hospitals fight off hackers while doctors and nurses fight the coronavirus. Calling themselves the CTI League — Countering Threat Intelligence, and a nod to the superhero team the Justice League — the group has swelled from a handful of professionals to…

What’s a Google Play? Huawei talks up fledgling AppGallery store, shows off another voice assistant with a female name

Oh Ce-Celia, I’m down on my knees, I’m begging you please to phone home For much of its life, Huawei didn’t have to think too much about its software ecosystem, at least with regard to its once-growing Western market. But then Donald Trump pulled the rug out from underneath the Middle Kingdom mobe maker with…

Worldwide Coronavirus Cases Surpass Half a Million

According to Johns Hopkins University, there are now more than 510,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide and more than 22,000 people have died from the new coronavirus. While China still has the most confirmed cases, the United States and Italy are close behind. CBS News reports: In the United States, more than 1,000 people have died…

FBI issues warning about COVID-19 stimulus-package scams – CNET

Thieves online could be taking advantage of the US’ $2 trillion stimulus package, the bureau says. …read more Source:: CNet