Day: September 10, 2020

Enhanced Super Cruise and other changes coming to Cadillac’s CT4 and CT5 for 2021 – Roadshow

Modest enhancements were made to the exterior, interior and equipment list of each model, but some of the tech upgrades are most significant. …read more Source:: CNet

US Sanctions Russian Attackers for 2020 Election Interference

The move comes as Microsoft publishes research on attack groups and activity attempting to target the Biden and Trump campaigns. …read more Source:: DarkReading

Hackers out of Russia, China, Iran are targeting US election, Microsoft finds – CNET

Cyberattacks have evolved since 2016 and are aiming at the campaigns of both Joe Biden and Donald Trump. …read more Source:: CNet

A crime reporting app shifts to tracking COVID-19, raising privacy questions – CNET

Citizen is known for showing unconfirmed crime alerts in neighborhoods. Now it wants to take on the coronavirus. …read more Source:: CNet

Microsoft Warns of Cyberattacks on Trump, Biden Election Campaigns

Just months before the U.S. presidential election, hackers from Russia, China and Iran are ramping up phishing and malware attacks against campaign staffers. …read more Source:: Threatpost

Razer Gaming Fans Caught Up in Data Leak

A cloud misconfiguration at the gaming-gear merchant potentially exposed 100,000 customers to phishing and fraud. …read more Source:: Threatpost

Get Beats Solo3 wireless headphones for $102 — their lowest price ever – CNET

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

Desperately seeking regolith: NASA seeks proposals for collecting Moon dirt

Hand-over to happen on the lunar surface. Legally speaking. Got a Moon rocket handy? NASA is looking for proposals from the private sector for scraping bits off the surface of the Moon.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

TikTok Reveals Details of How Its Algorithm Works

On a call with reporters Wednesday, TikTok executives said they were revealing details of their algorithm and data practices to dispel myths and rumors about the company. Axios reports: TikTok’s algorithm uses machine learning to determine what content a user is most likely to engage with and serve them more of it, by finding videos…

Theranos’ Holmes May Pursue ‘Mental Disease’ In Her Defense

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Bloomberg: Former Theranos Chief Executive Officer Elizabeth Holmes is exploring a “mental disease” defense for her criminal fraud trial, in one of Silicon Valley’s most closely watched cases. That possibility was revealed Wednesday when the judge overseeing the case ruled that government prosecutors can examine Holmes. The ruling…