Day: February 4, 2021

Android Devices Prone to Botnet’s DDoS Onslaught

A new DDoS botnet propagates via the Android Debug Bridge and uses Tor to hide its activity. …read more Source:: Threatpost

Web Application Attacks Grow Reliant on Automated Tools

Attackers often use automation in fuzzing attacks, injection attacks, fake bots, and application DDoS attacks. …read more Source:: DarkReading

T-Mobile continues growth with another earnings beat, now at 102.1 million users – CNET

The nation’s second-largest wireless carrier had another good quarter. …read more Source:: CNet

SpaceX Says Its Starlink Satellite Internet Service Now Has Over 10,000 Users

SpaceX disclosed in a public filing on Thursday that its Starlink satellite internet service now has “over 10,000 users in the United States and abroad.” From a report: “Starlink’s performance is not theoretical or experimental … [and] is rapidly accelerating in real time as part of its public beta program,” SpaceX wrote in a filing…

Accused murderer wins right to check source code of DNA testing kit used by police

New Jersey court says defendant must be able to challenge evidence A New Jersey appeals court has ruled that a defendant in a murder case is entitled to review proprietary genetic testing software to challenge evidence presented against him.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

See Robinhood’s damage-control Super Bowl ad aimed at small investors – CNET

The commercial’s a little awkward right now considering this whole GameStop and AMC stocks thing. …read more Source:: CNet

Spotify Plans For Podcast Subscriptions, a la carte Payments

Spotify again signaled its interest in developing new ways to monetize its investments in podcasts. From a report: In the company’s fourth-quarter earnings, chief executive Daniel Ek suggested the streaming media company foresees a future where there will be multiple business models for podcasts, including, potentially, both ad-supported subscriptions and a la carte options. We…

Amazon tip: Get a $70 gift card when you sign up for Amazon Prime Rewards Visa – CNET

This is basically free money to blow on gifts or anything else at Amazon. …read more Source:: CNet

How do you fix a problem like open-source security? Google has an idea tho constraints may not go down well

‘Try telling leaders of libpng, libjpeg-turbo, openssl, ffmpeg etc they can’t make “unilateral” changes to their own projects’ Google has proposed a framework for discussing and addressing open-source security based on factors like verified identity, code review, and trusted builds, but its approach may be at odds with open-source culture.… …read more Source:: Register

Spotify Suffers Second Credential-Stuffing Cyberattack in 3 Months

As many as 100,000 of the music streaming service’s customers could face account takeover. …read more Source:: Threatpost