Day: February 24, 2021

61% of Malware Delivered via Cloud Apps: Report

Researchers report the majority of malware is now delivered via cloud applications – a jump from 48% last year. …read more Source:: DarkReading

Tax Season Ushers in Quickbooks Data-Theft Spike

Quickbooks malware targets tax data for attackers to sell and use in phishing scams. …read more Source:: Threatpost

Federal Reserve falls over in massive hours-long tech outage, knocks down US inter-bank transfer system

Few details beyond ‘operational error’ The US Federal Reserve’s money-transfer systems failed on Wednesday for a number of hours, likely halting the electronic movement of billions of dollars.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Hacking a Non-Dimmable LED Fixture

For most of us, the solution to having a non-dimmable LED light bulb but needing a dimmable one is a simple as a drive to the store to get the right kind of bulb. But that seems downright boring, not to mention wasteful, so when [Leo Fernekes] was faced with this problem, he looked for…

Google Sponsors 2 Full-Time Devs To Improve Linux Security

Worried about the security of Linux and open-source code, Google is sponsoring a pair of full-time developers to work on the kernel’s security. From a report: The internet giant builds code from its own repositories rather than downloading outside binaries, though given the pace at which code is being added to Linux, this task is…

Mozilla Patches Bugs in Firefox, Now Blocks Cross-Site Cookie Tracking

Mozilla said its Total Cookie Protection feature in Firefox 86 prevents invasive, cross-site cookie tracking. …read more Source:: Threatpost

Google Invests in Linux Kernel Developers to Focus on Security

Google will fund two full-time Linux kernel developers to maintain and improve Linux security in the long term. …read more Source:: DarkReading

Federal Reserve Bank suffers outage

The disruption impacted all services, hampering financial institutions from exchanging money electronically. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Revealed: The military radar system swiped from aerospace biz, leaked online by Clop ransomware gang

Not a great day for Bombardier, Leonardo and Seaspray customers A CAD drawing of a radar antenna stolen and leaked online by criminals is of a military radar system produced by defense contractor Leonardo and fitted to a number of UK, US, and UAE aircraft, The Register has learned.… …read more Source:: Register

The best office chairs of 2021 – CNET

If your office chair is causing you pain, it might be time for a new one. …read more Source:: CNet