Day: June 4, 2020

Slack, AWS forge multi-year partnership for cloud services, product integration

AWS and Slack have a mutual foe in Microsoft with Azure and Teams, respectively. …read more Source:: ZDNet

New ‘Tycoon’ Ransomware Strain Targets Windows, Linux

Researchers say Tycoon ransomware, which has targeted software and educational institutions, has a few traits they haven’t seen before. …read more Source:: DarkReading

We have Huawei to make the internet more secure: Dump TCP/IP to make folks safer says Chinese mobe slinger

Chinese telecom companies and authorities want more network control to keep everyone…uh, safe online Chinese telecom companies and the Middle Kingdom government contend that the TCP/IP protocol stack is ill-suited for future networking needs and have proposed reworking the internet’s technical architecture with new, more secure internet protocols.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Incognito Mode Detection Still Works in Chrome Despite Promise To Fix

Websites are still capable of detecting when a visitor is using Chrome’s incognito (private browsing) mode, despite Google’s efforts last year to disrupt the practice. From a report: It is still possible to detect incognito mode in Chrome, and all the other Chromium-based browsers, such as Edge, Opera, Vivaldi, and Brave, all of which share…

DocuSign posts strong Q1, enters remote work, digital transformation winner’s circle

“We added more than 10,000 net new direct customers and almost 58,000 self-service customers, bringing our global total of paying customers to nearly 661,000,” says DocuSign CEO Dan Springer. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Tycoon Ransomware Banks on Unusual Image File Tactic

To fly under the radar, the newly discovered ransomware is compiled into a Java image file format that’s rarely used by developers. …read more Source:: Threatpost

Germany Will Require All Petrol Stations To Provide Electric Car Charging

Speaking of Germany it will oblige all petrol stations to offer electric car charging to help remove refueling concerns and boost consumer demand for the vehicles as part of its 130 billion euro ($146 billion) economic recovery plan. From a report: The move could provide a significant boost to electric vehicle demand along with the…

General Motors is getting ready to build an electric delivery van, report says – Roadshow

This van would compete for the business of huge delivery fleets like FedEx, Amazon and UPS. …read more Source:: CNet

Scientists led by AI scholar Yoshua Bengio urge privacy, opt-in approach for COVID-19 contact tracing

Testing appears to be still urgently needed for containing and ultimately eradicating COVID-19. Canadian AI scholar Yoshua Bengio and colleagues from multiple institutions urge privacy measures for contact tracing. ZDNet posed questions to the scholars about their recent editorial. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Save $20 on Resident Evil 3 for Xbox One and PS4 – CNET

Goodbye, coronavirus; hello, T-virus. …read more Source:: CNet