Day: January 6, 2021

United States Congress stormed by armed supporters of defeated president, Biden win confirmation halted

Images of evacuated and invaded offices, Senate PCs still left switched on shared online Violent supporters of defeated American president Donald Trump today stormed the capital’s legislative halls in Washington DC, shutting down the process to confirm his replacement.… …read more Source:: Register

Mob storms Capitol halting election vote count – CNET

Twitter and Facebook face more pressure to suspend Trump’s account after the president used social media to push false claims of election fraud. …read more Source:: CNet

It’s Not the Trump Sex Tape, It’s a RAT

Criminals are using the end of the Trump presidency to deliver a new remote-access trojan (RAT) variant disguised as a sex video of the outgoing POTUS, researchers report. …read more Source:: Threatpost

NYSE To Delist Three Chinese Telecoms in Dizzying About-Face

The New York Stock Exchange said on Wednesday it will delist three Chinese telecom companies, confirming its latest reversal on the matter a day after U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin told the NYSE chief he disagreed with an earlier decision to reverse the delistings. From a report: The latest move, which is effective Jan. 11,…

Supersonic Jets Get a Boost as FAA Issues Rule to Spur Tests

New regulations for testing the next generation of ultra-fast jets were finalized by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration, an attempt to streamline the development of supersonic flight. From a report: The FAA on Wednesday announced the regulations as several companies work on developing prototypes of aircraft capable of flying faster than the speed of sound,…

DoJ’s Microsoft 365 Email Accounts Compromised in SolarWinds Attacks

Three percent of email accounts were breached, the Department of Justice reports. …read more Source:: DarkReading

Feds Issue Recommendations for Maritime Cybersecurity

Report outlines deep cybersecurity challenges for the public/private seagoing sector. …read more Source:: Threatpost

How Samsung TVs will take your at-home workouts to the next level in 2021 – CNET

The new Samsung Health feature offers workouts from fitness gurus such as Jillian Michaels. …read more Source:: CNet

US Capitol Breached By MAGA Idiots With Guns

…read more Source:: PacketStorm

UK Watchdog Begins Investigating Nvidia’s $40 Billion Takeover of Arm

Britain’s competition watchdog has launched an investigation into the $40 billion takeover of the UK-based chip designer Arm by the US company Nvidia. From a report: The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has called for interested parties to submit views on the contentious deal before the launch of a formal investigation later this year. Arm…