Day: January 11, 2021

Millions of Social Profiles Leaked by Chinese Data-Scrapers

A cloud misconfig by SocialArks exposed 318 million records gleaned from Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn. …read more Source:: Threatpost

Ubiquiti tells customers to change passwords after security breach

Data for accounts was accessed in mysterious data breach. …read more Source:: ZDNet

CES 2021: Intel adds ransomware detection capabilities at the silicon level

Intel 11th Gen Intel Core vPro CPUs with support for the Hardware Shield and TDT features will be able to detect ransomware attacks at the hardware level, many layers below antivirus software. …read more Source:: ZDNet

China Gives US Tech the Silent Treatment

Patience may be a virtue. For U.S. tech companies looking to do deals that involve China, it is also an expensive necessity. From a report: Cisco Systems and Applied Materials each received different lessons on that score last week. On Friday, Cisco found its $2.6 billion deal to buy Acacia Communications in serious jeopardy after…

Researcher Builds Parler Archive Amid Amazon Suspension

A researcher scraped and archived public Parler posts before the conservative social networking service was taken down by Amazon, Apple and Google. …read more Source:: Threatpost

What Samsung Galaxy S21 rumors say about its battery life and sizes – CNET

With three phones comes three battery sizes. …read more Source:: CNet

State Department website shows Trump’s presidential term as ending Monday – CNET

The news is not official. …read more Source:: CNet

Samsung Galaxy S21 colors look really pretty in leaked photos – CNET

Samsung’s new phones might be sporting softer shades. …read more Source:: CNet

Some Ransomware Gangs Are Going After Top Execs To Pressure Companies Into Paying

A new trend is emerging among ransomware groups where they prioritize stealing data from workstations used by top executives and managers in order to obtain “juicy” information that they can later use to pressure and extort a company’s top brass into approving large ransom payouts. From a report: ZDNet first learned of this new tactic…

Last stop before MAUI: Xamarin Forms 5.0 released for cross-platform mobile, new features, new bugs

Microsoft’s cross-platform .NET tools get a refresh, but with a relatively short life before newer tools sweep it away Microsoft has flung open the doors to Xamarin Forms 5.0, a major new version of its cross-platform framework targeting iOS, Android, and Windows 10.… …read more Source:: TheRegister