Day: August 5, 2020

Developing Community for Woman Infosec Pros in India

Vandana Verma tells us how women in India are finding support, education and love of cybersecurity through the growing InfosecGirls community. …read more Source:: DarkReading

Twitter Fixes High-Severity Flaw Affecting Android Users

A vulnerability in Twitter for Android could have allowed attackers to access private direct messages (DMs) and other data. …read more Source:: Threatpost

These used cars sell the quickest, study says – Roadshow

Used cars are having a moment as America tightens its belt. These are the most popular models right now. …read more Source:: CNet

Microsoft Integrates Android Apps Into Windows 10 With New ‘Your Phone’ Update

Microsoft is now allowing Windows 10 users to run Android apps side by side with Windows applications on a PC. The Verge reports: It’s part of a new feature in Your Phone, and it builds upon the mirroring that Microsoft’s Your Phone app already provides. You can now access a list of Android apps in…

US offers $10 million reward for foreign hackers meddling in US elections

This includes attacks against US election officials, election infrastructure, voting machines, but also candidates and their staff. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Black Hat 2020: Scaling Mail-In Voting Spawns Broad Challenges

Voting Village security celeb Matt Blaze delves into the logistics of scaling up mail-in voting ahead of November’s election. …read more Source:: Threatpost

SynerComm Reboots a Security Staple with ‘Continuous’ Pen Testing

SPONSORED CONTENT: Penetration testing has evolved well beyond a couple guys you hire to try and break into your network, according to SynerComm’s Brian Judd. In addition to a service that offers round-the-clock pen testing, SynerComm also provides purple team testing, effectively splitting the difference with red- and blue-team exercises. …read more Source:: DarkReading

Western Digital Q4 sees data center strength, but Q1 outlook disappoints

As for the outlook, Western Digital projected revenue between $3.7 billion and $3.9 billion with non-GAAP earnings between 45 cents a share and 65 cents a share. The outlook includes COVID-19 related costs. …read more Source:: ZDNet

New York Unveils Landmark Antitrust Bill That Makes It Easier To Sue Tech Giants

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Guardian: New York state is introducing a bill that would make it easier to sue big tech companies for alleged abuses of their monopoly powers. Bill S8700A, [The Twenty-First Century Anti-Trust Act] now being discussed by New York’s senate consumer protection committee, would update New York’s antiquated…

LibreOffice 7: Now more Microsoft-compatible — and still free

With Microsoft abandoning PC-based office software, if you don’t want to use cloud-based office suites such as Microsoft 365 or G Suite, LibreOffice 7 will be your best desktop office suite choice. …read more Source:: ZDNet