Day: June 29, 2020

Rian Johnson tweets Star Wars prequel positivity – CNET

George Lucas covered entitlement, fear and fascism in the prequels, Johnson said. …read more Source:: CNet

1 Killed, 2 Shot Outside Amazon Warehouse In Jacksonville

A 20-year-old man was killed and two others injured when two suspects opened fire outside an Amazon warehouse in Jacksonville. From a report: According to JSO, the man who was killed was targeted by the shooters who fled from the scene in a silver car. JSO is now searching for three suspects, including the driver…

Best alarm clock for 2020 – CNET

Start your day off on the right foot with a reliable alarm clock that makes your morning easier. …read more Source:: CNet

University of California SF Pays Ransom After Medical Servers Hit

As one of at least three universities hit in June, the school paid $1.14 million to cybercriminals following an attack on “several IT systems” in the UCSF School of Medicine. …read more Source:: DarkReading

The New York Times Removes Its Articles From Apple News

Today, the New York Times announced that it is ending its partnership with Apple News and removing its articles from the platform. Engadget reports: The issue seems to be that while other services, like Google News, send readers to publishers’ websites, Apple News generally keeps readers in the app. Or, as NYT puts it, Apple’s…

REvil Ransomware Gang Adds Auction Feature for Stolen Data

An anonymous bidding mechanism enhances the REvil group’s double-extortion game. …read more Source:: Threatpost

This robot quickly disinfects spaces using UV-C light – CNET

It neutralizes around 90% of surface microorganisms. …read more Source:: CNet

New Hack Runs Homebrew Code From DVD-R On Unmodified PlayStation 2

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Nearly 20 years after its initial release, a hacker has found a way to run homebrew software on an unmodified PlayStation 2 using nothing but a carefully burned DVD-ROM. Previous efforts to hack the PS2 relied on internal modifications, external hardware (like pre-hacked memory cards and…

Ford rolls out 1-year return policy for car buyers amid COVID-19 uncertainty – Roadshow

Yes, Ford will let you return a newly purchased car within a one-year time frame if you lose your job — with a few caveats. …read more Source:: CNet

Best prepared meal delivery services to use for 2020: Home Chef, Freshly, Home Bistro and more – CNET

No-fuss, oven-ready meal kits. …read more Source:: CNet