Day: November 6, 2020

WordPress Sites Open to Code Injection Attacks via Welcart e-Commerce Bug

The shopping cart application contains a PHP object-injection bug. …read more Source:: Threatpost

New Gitpaste-12 Botnet Exploits 12 Known Vulnerabilities

Researchers discover a new worm and botnet dubbed Gitpaste-12 for its ability to spread via GitHub and Pastebin. …read more Source:: DarkReading

Facebook Claims Its Proposed Payments Network is 7 Times Faster Than Visa’s

As work continues on Novi, Facebook’s digital wallet the company hopes will one day be used to access currencies in the blockchain-based payment system Libra, semblances of a framework have emerged from new research published in AFT ’20: Proceedings of the 2nd ACM Conference on Advances in Financial Technologies. From a report: A paper coauthored…

Apple wants privacy ‘nutrition labels’ on all new and updated apps in its software store from next month

How many grams of carbo-spy-drates are in your favorite applications? Apple on Thursday advised developers they need to clarify the privacy practices of apps distributed through its App Store, a requirement previewed earlier this year.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Uber will re-open San Francisco office amidst COVID-19, but with far fewer people – CNET

The ride-hailing company says it’s to help employees who don’t want to work at home. …read more Source:: CNet

China Launches World’s First 6G Experimental Satellite

hackingbear writes: China successfully launched the world’s first 6G communication satellite by a Long March-6 carrier rocket that blasted off from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center, China Central Television (CCTV) reported. The 6G experimental satellite, named after the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC), was jointly developed by Chengdu Guoxing Aerospace Technology,…

Nomad rugged leather cases for Apple iPhone 12: Classic Horween leather cases provide stylish protection

Most Apple iPhone users I know wrap their new smartphone in a case and Nomad’s leather options are well built and look great. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Lenovo’s early Black Friday sale: The best laptop deals available now – CNET

Save on ThinkPads, a Yoga convertible and an affordable yet powerful Legion gaming laptop. …read more Source:: CNet

The Mandalorian season 2 episode 2 recap: Baby Yoda, Mando take a creepy detour – CNET

In the episode titled The Passenger, the live-action Disney Plus Star Wars show brings us on a weird adventure. …read more Source:: CNet

Johnny Depp departs Fantastic Beasts films on Warner Bros’ request – CNET

It follows the Pirates of the Caribbean actor losing a libel suit against a British newspaper this week. …read more Source:: CNet