Day: September 17, 2020

Strap in for the wild ride that is A failed legal battle, millions of dollars on the line… and that Yo! app

Plus: Strange $12m sale rumors surround top domain name Analysis The man who claims he was screwed out of ownership of one of the internet’s most valuable addresses – – has lost a critical appeals court ruling. He reckons the battle’s not over yet, though.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

FBI Director: It’s a Mistake To Get Election Information on Social Media

If a Facebook page or an Instagram post is offering the location of your polling place, you should double check that with your local elections office, the FBI director said Thursday at a congressional hearing. Better yet, don’t get your election information from social media at all. From a report: The House Committee on Homeland…

Get $118 worth of games including Watch Dogs 2 for free right now – CNET

This week’s freebies: Watch Dogs 2, Football Manager 2020 and Stick it to the Man! …read more Source:: CNet

Indictments Unlikely to Deter China’s APT41 Activity

So far, at least, the threat group has not let public scrutiny slow it down, security researchers say. …read more Source:: DarkReading

Mozi Botnet Accounts for Majority of IoT Traffic

Mozi’s spike comes amid a huge increase in overall IoT botnet activity. …read more Source:: Threatpost

Amazon Defends Working With Oil Companies To Reach Its Zero-Carbon Goal

Partnering with oil and gas producers is necessary for Amazon and other companies to achieve their climate goals, the tech giant’s chief of sustainability, Kara Hurst, said during an Axios virtual event on Thursday. From a report: Amazon aims to hit carbon neutrality in 2040, 10 years earlier than the Paris climate accord. The company…

Apple Bug Allows Code Execution on iPhone, iPad, iPod

Release of iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 brings fixes 11 bugs, some rated high-severity. …read more Source:: Threatpost

Cadillac dealers have to cough up $200,000 investment to sell EVs – Roadshow

If franchises want to sell future electric Cadillacs, they better make sure their facilities are prepared for them. …read more Source:: CNet

24 hours with Apple Watch Series 6: The blood oxygen sensor could be pretty cool – CNET

Apple’s new smartwatch can detect blood oxygen levels throughout the day and night. It charges faster than its predecessors but still has the same 18-hour battery life as the Series 5. …read more Source:: CNet

Sumo Logic IPO Prices Higher Than Expected

Co-founder and CTO Christian Beedgen explains what this means for the future of the cloud-based data analytics company. …read more Source:: DarkReading