Day: September 9, 2020

South Korean bods open source NVMe storage controller to save academics, non-profits a bundle

OpenExpress does away with intellectual property licensing burdens Electrical engineering boffins from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) have released NVMe controller technology called OpenExpress to help academic researchers develop faster storage devices without rapidly depleting their budgets.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Summer blizzard smothering wildfire illustrates the utter weirdness of 2020 – CNET

Commentary: This is the year we drink from a bottomless bottle of the bizarre. …read more Source:: CNet

Fresh Prince of Bel-Air reboot: 5 more sitcoms that need a drama remake – CNET

Will Smith is producing a new character-driven dramatic take on his 90s hit. But what other comedies could be played straight? …read more Source:: CNet

Legality of Security Research to be Decided in US Supreme Court Case

A ruling that a police officer’s personal use of a law enforcement database is “hacking” has security researchers worried for the future. …read more Source:: DarkReading

Walmart To Test Drone Delivery of Grocery, Household Items

Walmart said on Wednesday it would run a pilot project for delivery of grocery and household products through automated drones, along with end-to-end delivery firm Flytrex, as the U.S. retailer looks to beef up its delivery business. CNBC reports: Bentonville, Arkansas-based Walmart said the test would start on Wednesday in Fayetteville, North Carolina, with cloud-controlled…

Meet the Middlemen Who Connect Cybercriminals With Victims

An analysis of initial access brokers explains how they break into vulnerable organizations and sell their access for up to $10,000. …read more Source:: DarkReading

Inova Suffers Third-Party Data Breach

The breach occurred as part of a ransomware attack against service provider Blackbaud. …read more Source:: DarkReading

Ireland reportedly tells Facebook to stop sending EU user data to the US – CNET

t follows a legal decision by the Court of Justice of the European Union in July on privacy standards. …read more Source:: CNet

Zeppelin Ransomware Returns with New Trojan on Board

The malware has popped up in a targeted campaign and a new infection routine. …read more Source:: Threatpost

Tesla Model Y Owners Find Cooling System Cobbled Together With Home Depot-Grade Fake Wood

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Drive: According to several owners of the all-new Model Y, Tesla has allegedly assembled their cars using what appears to be faux wood trim from a home improvement store. It all started with a forum post featuring a photo of a Model Y’s frunk plastics removed. The…