Day: June 3, 2020

Kaspersky IDs Sophisticated New Malware Targeted at Air-Gapped Systems

‘USBCulprit’ is one of several tools that suggest previously known Cycldek group is more dangerous than previous assumed, security vendor says. …read more Source:: DarkReading

Global Smartphone Shipments To Fall 12% this Year on Virus Woes

Global smartphone shipments will fall nearly 12% to 1.2 billion units in 2020, market research firm IDC said on Wednesday, citing lower consumer spending due to the economic impact of the coronavirus crisis. From a report: The COVID-19 pandemic has not only disrupted business supply chains, with major smartphone makers such as Apple and Samsung…

Koenigsegg and Polestar hint at ‘something exciting’ to come – Roadshow

A partnership? A new electric supercar? A calendar featuring the Gemera and Precept concept? Who knows! …read more Source:: CNet

Cosmic interloper Oumuamua may not have been aliens, but a strange ice cube – CNET

The first interstellar visitor ever observed may have been the most pristine frozen object humans have seen. …read more Source:: CNet

Sophisticated Info-Stealer Targets Air-Gapped Devices via USB

The newly discovered USBCulprit malware is part of the arsenal of an APT known as Cycldek, which targets government entities. …read more Source:: Threatpost

Game Publisher Cancels Contract With Developer, Then Tries To Poach Its Entire Team

Three months after losing a deal with Take-Two, Star Theory Games was out of business. From a report: One Friday evening last December, employees of game designer Star Theory Games each received the same unusual recruitment message over LinkedIn. It struck them as bizarre for two reasons. One, it came from an executive producer at…

Attackers Target 1M+ WordPress Sites To Harvest Database Credentials

An attack over the weekend unsuccessfully targeted 1.3 million WordPress websites, in attempts to download their configuration files and harvest database credentials. …read more Source:: Threatpost

Not just its VCS console that’s MIA, Atari is a no-show in court, too: Reborn biz ignores hardware architect’s lawsuit over unpaid wages

12,000 people waiting for hardware, 500 might get it this month. Might Atari is on track to lose by default in a lawsuit brought by the architect of its much-delayed VCS games console over unpaid wages.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

RATs 101: The Grimy Trojans That Scurry Through Remote Access Pipes

Remote Access Trojans (RATs) can be the beginning of very bad things on your network or workstations. …read more Source:: DarkReading

It’s nice y’all like our chips but half our sales are from cloud giants, FYI, says Nvidia’s chief beancounter

Hyperscalers snap up GPUs for AI inference Sales to hyperscale cloud giants now account for half of all Nvidia’s data centre revenues, the graphics giant’s chief financial officer Colette Kress said during a speech at the Bank of America Securities 2020 Global Technology Conference.… …read more Source:: TheRegister