Day: June 16, 2020

Hosting Provider Hit With Largest-Ever DDoS Attack

Likely looking to make a statement, attackers targeted specific websites hosted by a single provider with a 1.44 terabit-per-second distributed denial-of-service attack, according to Akamai. …read more Source:: DarkReading


‘Ripple20’ Bugs Plague Enterprise, Industrial & Medical IoT Devices

Researchers discover 19 vulnerabilities in a TCP/IP software library manufacturers have used in connected devices for 20 years. …read more Source:: DarkReading


Get the Beats Solo3 wireless headphones for just $140 – CNET

These headphones, with their amazing 40-hour battery life, regularly sell for about $200. …read more Source:: CNet


If you’re despairing at staff sharing admin passwords, look on the bright side. That’s CIA-grade security

Internal report confirms what we all feared: Lax controls led to WikiLeaks Vault 7 hack tools blab The CIA was so focused on developing whizzbang exploit code, it left any thought of basic computer security principles on the kitchen counter before dashing off to work each morning.… …read more Source:: Register


You. Yeah you, in the beret. Drop that media file right now unless you’ve patched Illustrator or After Effects

Adobe emits bonus security patches for creative software including Premier Pro, Campaign Classic Adobe has emitted security patches for six of its most prominent software bundles, including Illustrator, After Effects, and Premier Pro.… …read more Source:: Register


Qbot Trojan Reappears to Go After U.S. Banking Customers

The 12-year-old malware is still dangerous, sporting advanced evasion techniques. …read more Source:: Threatpost


After Merger, T-Mobile Lays Off Hundreds of Sprint Employees

In a conference call on Monday lasting under six minutes, T-Mobile vice president James Kirby told hundreds of Sprint employees that their services were no longer needed. He declined to answer his employees’ questions, citing the “personal” nature of employee feedback, and ended the call. From a report: TechCrunch obtained leaked audio of that call,…


Adobe Releases PDF Protected Mode for Document Cloud

The preview, open to Windows users, opens PDF files in a sandbox to protect users who open malicious Acrobat documents. …read more Source:: DarkReading


Oracle reports mixed Q4 as customers feel the impact of COVID-19

Oracle missed revenue expectations for the quarter, noting that customers in industries hit hard by the coronavirus are postponing purchases. …read more Source:: ZDNet


Boston Dynamics Starts Selling Its Spot Robot — For $74,500

An anonymous reader writes: Boston Dynamics today opened commercial sales of Spot, its quadruped robot that can climb stairs and traverse rough terrain. Businesses can purchase the Spot Explorer developer kit for $74,500 at shop.bostondynamics.com. Spot Explorer includes the robot, two batteries, the battery charger, the tablet controller, a robot case, a power case, and…