Day: June 9, 2020

Microsoft Fixes 129 Bugs in Largest Patch Tuesday Release

The June release of security updates addresses several remote code execution vulnerabilities in SharePoint, Excel, Windows OLE, and other services. …read more Source:: DarkReading

Nintendo Now Says 300,000 Accounts Breached by Hackers

Nintendo has almost doubled the number of user accounts compromised by hackers in the past few months. From a report: The Japanese gaming giant originally said that 160,000 Nintendo accounts were compromised, exposing personal information like the account owner’s name, email address, date-of-birth and their country of residence. In an updated statement, the company said…

June’s Patch Tuesday brings 23 ways to remotely pwn Windows, and over 100 more bugs that could ruin your day

Microsoft, Intel, Adobe and SAP drop patches in security synchronicity Microsoft has given admins another busy Patch Tuesday with 129 security vulnerabilities to address.… …read more Source:: Register

Great white sharks’ stomach contents reveal surprising meal choices – CNET

Scientists are disproving the Jaws-style feeding stereotypes of great whites. …read more Source:: CNet

Members of Congress demand federal agencies stop spying on Black Lives Matter protestors – CNET

Law-abiding Americans shouldn’t be surveilled when peacefully protesting, a letter to the FBI, DEA, CBP and National Guard says. …read more Source:: CNet

Vulnerability in Plug-and-Play Protocol Puts Billions of Devices at Risk

“CallStranger” flaw in UPnP allows attackers to launch DDoS attacks and scan internal ports, security researcher says. …read more Source:: DarkReading

China, Scientists Dismiss Harvard Study Suggesting COVID-19 Was Spreading in Wuhan in August

Beijing dismissed as “ridiculous” a Harvard Medical School study of hospital traffic and search engine data that suggested the new coronavirus may already have been spreading in China last August, and scientists said it offered no convincing evidence of when the outbreak began. From a report: The research, which has not been peer-reviewed by other…

DHS Warns on New Exploit of Windows 10 Vulnerability

The vulnerability was patched in March, but a new proof of concept raises the stakes for organizations that haven’t yet updated their software. …read more Source:: DarkReading

eMeet Luna hands-on: A superb Bluetooth speakerphone with nice extras

The eMeet Luna is a superb stylish speaker, which is perfect for the medium-sized meeting room or small home office. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Hydrogen fuel could be as cheap as gas in 5 years, study finds – Roadshow

That not to say the infrastructure or fuel-cell technology will be ready for primetime by then, but it’s promising. …read more Source:: CNet