Day: September 16, 2020

PlayStation 5 Launches Nov 12 For $500; Discless Digital Edition Priced at $400

The PlayStation 5 will cost $499 for the standard version of Sony’s next-gen console and $399 for the PS5 Digital Edition — the system without an optical disc drive — when it launches Nov. 12, Sony Interactive Entertainment announced Wednesday during its PlayStation 5 Showcase livestream. From a report: The Nov. 12 release date is…

Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales out Nov. 12, gameplay trailer revealed at PS5 Showcase – CNET

We got to see more of Miles Morales in action and found out it’ll be available on PS4 and PS5. …read more Source:: CNet

PlayStation 5 preorder: Sony’s new consoles go on sale Nov. 12 starting at $400 – CNET

We finally know how much the PlayStation 5 will cost when it’ll launch. …read more Source:: CNet

PS5 gets a PlayStation Plus Collection of classics – CNET

So you have something to play on day one. …read more Source:: CNet

Apple takes another swing at Epic, says Unreal Engine could be a ‘trojan horse’ threatening security

Taking away the ability to impose rules on developers ‘hugely damaging to the public.’ claims iThing slinger Apple has responded to an attempt by Epic Games to get its games back in Cupertino’s App Store, as the two tech giants contest the fairness of compelling developers to hand over 30 per cent of revenue for…

Amazon Providing CS Education For 550,000+ Schoolchildren Amid Pandemic

theodp writes: Amazon on Monday issued a press release noting it will provide Computer Science Education for 550,000+ K-12 students annually across 5,000+ schools nationwide amid the COVID-19 pandemic. “Amazon Future Engineer coursework can be done virtually to help ensure students stay on track and continue to prepare for the jobs of the future,” Amazon…

DDoS Attacks Rose 151% in First Half of 2020

Attacks grew in number, size, and sophistication as the coronavirus pandemic took hold. …read more Source:: DarkReading

20 years of Linux on Big Iron

Decades ago, people predicted that IBM and its mainframes would soon be history. But then IBM and Red Hat brought Linux to the mainframe and things would never be the same again. …read more Source:: ZDNet

h2c Smuggling: A New ‘Devastating’ Kind of HTTP Request Smuggling

The newly discovered form of HTTP request smuggling could have widespread impact because any proxy can be affected, researchers say. Here’s what infosec pros should know. …read more Source:: DarkReading

Hackers Continue Cyberattacks Against Vatican, Catholic Orgs

The China-linked threat group RedDelta has continued to launch cyberattacks against Catholic institutions since May 2020 until as recently as last week. …read more Source:: Threatpost