Day: November 10, 2020

Microsoft Patches Windows Kernel Flaw Under Active Attack

This month’s Patch Tuesday addressed a Windows zero-day in a release of 112 vulnerabilities, 17 of which are critical. …read more Source:: DarkReading

The Digital Nomads Did Not Prepare for This

They moved to exotic locales to work through the pandemic in style. But now tax trouble, breakups and Covid guilt are setting in. From a report: For a certain kind of worker, the pandemic presented a rupture in the space-time-career continuum. Many Americans were stuck, tied down by children or lost income or obligations to…

Californians OK’d Prop 22, Uber and Lyft tell appeals court. So how about we let gig workers be gig workers?

They have a point Uber and Lyft have asked a California court to scrap an injunction that forces them to treat their drivers as employees given that the US state’s voters backed Proposition 22.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Electrify America surpasses 500 charging stations, with more to come – Roadshow

Construction continues on the road to 800 stations in the US by the end of next year. …read more Source:: CNet

Microsoft Patch Tuesday Update Fixes 17 Critical Bugs

Remote code execution vulnerabilities dominate this month’s security bulletin of warnings and patches. …read more Source:: Threatpost

Colossal Intel Update Anchored by Critical Privilege-Escalation Bugs

Intel released 40 security advisories in total, addressing critical- and high-severity flaws across its Active Management Technology, Wireless Bluetooth and NUC products. …read more Source:: Threatpost

SSDs Are Primed To Get Bigger and Faster With Micron’s New NAND Memory Tech

Micron has announced it’s shipping 176-layer TLC NAND flash memory to customers, a move that portends larger, faster and even cheaper SSD drives for all. From a report: The company said its 5th-gen 3D NAND memory should put its density about 40 percent higher than its nearest competitors, which are using 128-layer NAND. Micron said…

Scalper-Bots Shake Down Desperate PS5, Xbox Series X Shoppers

Retail bots are helping scalpers scoop up PS5, Xbox Series X inventory and charge massive markups. …read more Source:: Threatpost

How to watch the Lil Nas X virtual concert in Roblox – CNET

Through the gaming platform Roblox, you’ll be able to participate in the interactive, digital concert. …read more Source:: CNet

Apple says its new M1 Mac chip delivers better speed, battery life – CNET

The 8-core chip is “by far the highest performance” processor the company has ever created, Apple says. …read more Source:: CNet