Day: April 2, 2020

A Day in The Life of a Pen Tester

Two penetration testers share their day-to-day responsibilities, challenges they encounter, and the skills they value most on the job. …read more Source:: DarkReading

Tech trade groups launch online telehealth directory to assist with COVID-19 response

With support from AWS, the Consumer Technology Association and the American Telemedicine Association launched to help patients and clinicians find the telehealth resources. …read more Source:: ZDNet

The World Just Hit 1 Million Coronavirus Infections

The new coronavirus has now infected 1 million people across the world, a milestone reached just four months after it first surfaced in the Chinese city of Wuhan. More than 51,000 have died and 208,000 recovered in what has become the biggest global public health crisis of our time. Bloomberg reports: When the virus was…

Why is ransomware still a thing? One-in-three polled netizens say they would cave to extortion demands

American young adults are easiest marks for criminals, study reckons Want to know why ransomware is still rampant? One in three surveyed folks in North Americans said they would be willing to pay up to unscramble their files once their personal systems were infected.… …read more Source:: Register

Google Squashes High-Severity Flaws in Chrome Browser

Google is rolling out the newest Chrome browser version, 80.0.3987.162, in the coming days. …read more Source:: Threatpost

Moscow To Launch Mandatory Surveillance App To Track Residents In Coronavirus Lockdown

An anonymous reader quotes a report from NPR: City authorities in Moscow are rolling out new digital “social monitoring” tools targeting the public, after what officials say were constant violations of the city’s quarantine imposed this week to fight the spread of the new coronavirus. Under restrictions in place since Monday, most of the city’s…

Coronavirus updates: New US jobless claims top 6.6 million, global coronavirus cases hit 1 million – CNET

Plus: In the US, 5,600 people have died among the 230,000 infected, while worldwide, it’s 51,000 dead and 1 million infected. …read more Source:: CNet

HBO to stream 500 hours of programming for free, including The Sopranos, Veep – CNET

You can watch several movies and shows without a subscription for a limited time, starting April 3. …read more Source:: CNet

Takata air bag woes surface in 216,000 Nissan vehicles – Roadshow

Nissan has now issued a new air bag recall for the Titan, NV and Armada, but also the Infiniti QX56. …read more Source:: CNet

Companies Are Failing to Deploy Key Solution for Email Security

A single — albeit complex-to-deploy — technology could stop the most expensive form of fraud, experts say. Why aren’t more companies adopting it? …read more Source:: DarkReading