Day: February 22, 2021

Shares of call center pioneer Five9 surge as Q4 results, outlook top expectations

Five9 trumpets record revenue growth rate, profit margin. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Accellion Data Breach Resulted in Extortion Attempts Against Multiple Victims

FireEye Mandiant says it discovered data stolen via flaw in Accellion FTA had landed on a Dark Web site associated with a known Russia-based threat group. …read more Source:: DarkReading

Lenovo laptop sale: Yoga, ThinkPad, Chromebook deals galore

The three-week sale starts Monday, Feb. 22, and it will last until Monday, March 15, 2021. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Accenture: Leading enterprises are compressing a decade of digital transformation in 1-2 years

The Accenture Technology Vision 2021 report, “Leaders Wanted: Masters of Change at a Moment of Truth,” identifies five trends that companies will need to address immediately to accelerate and master change. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Family affiliated extremism and the siege at the U.S. Capitol

Some 200 individuals have been charged with federal offenses connected to the siege at the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021. Among them are at least 15 examples of family affiliated extremism. These instances include: five sets of husbands and wives; two cases of fathers and sons, mothers and sons, brothers, and cousins; and an…

Researcher Reports Vulnerability in Apple iCloud Domain

A stored cross-site scripting vulnerability in the iCloud website reportedly earned a security researcher $5,000. …read more Source:: DarkReading

Data protection fines could be pushed to 2022 in Brazil

The challenges imposed by the Covid-19 pandemic on businesses form the main argument of a new bill …read more Source:: ZDNet

Stunning Footage of Perseverance Landing on Mars

The much-anticipated video from the entry descent and landing (EDL) camera suite on the Perseverance rover has been downlinked to Earth, and it does not disappoint. Watch the video below and be amazed. The video was played at the NASA press conference today, which is still ongoing as we write this. The brief video below…

NASA’s Mars Perseverance Rover Provides Front-Row Seat to Landing, First Audio Recording of Red Planet

New video from NASA’s Mars 2020 Perseverance rover chronicles major milestones during the final minutes of its entry, descent, and landing (EDL) on the Red Planet on Feb. 18 as the spacecraft plummeted, parachuted, and rocketed toward the surface of Mars. A microphone on the rover also has provided the first audio recording of sounds…

Assume ClubHouse Conversations Are Being Recorded, Researchers Warn

At nearly a year old, the invitation-only, audio-based social-media platform ClubHouse is grappling with security issues on multiple fronts, but the consensus among researchers is coming into focus: Assume your ClubHouse conversations are being recorded. The company confirmed to Bloomberg that over the weekend a user was able to breach “multiple” ClubHouse room audio feeds…