Day: January 21, 2021

President Biden selects Jessica Rosenworcel to head up FCC as acting chairwoman

Net neutrality, internet-for-students advocate awaits Senate confirmation President Joe Biden has made Democrat FCC commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel acting chairwoman of America’s communications regulator.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Attackers Leave Stolen Credentials Searchable on Google

Operators behind a global phishing campaign inadvertently left thousands of stolen credentials accessible via Google Search. …read more Source:: DarkReading

PS5 restock: What you need to know about inventory drops at Best Buy, Walmart, GameStop, Amazon, Target and more – CNET

The Sony PlayStation 5 is sold out — again. Here’s the latest news on when to expect more inventory at major retailers. …read more Source:: CNet

US Panel Asks FBI To Review Role of Parler In Capitol Attack

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Reuters: The House Oversight and Reform Committee on Thursday asked the FBI to investigate the role Parler, a social media website and app popular with the American far right, played a role in the violence at the U.S. Capitol. Representative Carolyn Maloney, who chairs the panel, cited press…

LowKey cool: This web app will tweak your photos to flummox facial-recognition systems, apparently

Boffins develop improved image poisoning technique to preserve privacy A group of computer scientists has released a privacy-focused web application to poison people’s online images so they confuse commercial facial recognition systems.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Galactic Civilizations III is an awesome strategy game and it’s completely free – CNET

This week’s free game from Epic is the critically acclaimed and fan favorite galaxy-spanning turn-based 4X strategy simulation. …read more Source:: CNet

Pandemic Paved the Way for Sim Racing, but Will It Last?

It takes more than gasoline to make a racecar run. It requires money. And money requires sponsors. And sponsors require spectators who they hope will become customers. Which became a problem for motorsports when Covid-19 shut down tracks worldwide early last year. The cash drought put teams, tracks and race series in danger of extinction….

Best Apple MacBook deals: Save $69 on M1 MacBook Air, $100 on M1 MacBook Pro and more on older models – CNET

The new M1 MacBook models are already discounted, and better deals can be had on the older, Intel-based models. …read more Source:: CNet

13 basic essentials every new dog owner needs or would love to have – CNET

From blankets, beds and bowls to chew toys, harnesses and even books, here’s the gear that’ll help your new dog live happily in your home. …read more Source:: CNet

Einstein Healthcare Network Announces August Breach

Einstein is in violation of the the HHS 60-day breach notification rule, but unlikely to face penalty. …read more Source:: Threatpost