Day: April 5, 2021

SoftBank spends $2.8 billion to buy 40% stake in warehouse robotics firm AutoStore

SoftBank claims AutoStore is making possible advances in logistics for companies around the world. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Yahoo Answers, a Repository for Stupid Questions, Is Shutting Down

After 16 years of asinine questions and dubious answers, Yahoo Answers is shutting down next month. From a report: The company announced that starting April 20, users won’t be able to post new questions or answer other people’s questions; on May 4, the site will become inaccessible, and will redirect to the Yahoo homepage. Users…

Cellular home internet: Who offers it and what you should know – CNET

Providers like Verizon and T-Mobile are expanding access to cellular home internet in 2021, including plans with 5G. Here’s what to know before signing up. …read more Source:: CNet

Kaspersky Uncovers New APAC Cyberespionage Campaign

A group related to Chinese-speaking threat group Cycldek is targeting government and military organizations in Vietnam. …read more Source:: DarkReading

Spy Operations Target Vietnam with Sophisticated RAT

Researchers said the FoundCore malware represents a big step forward when it comes to evasion. …read more Source:: Threatpost

Data from 553 Million Facebook Accounts Leaked Online

Personal information belonging to more than 533 million Facebook users was found available on a cybercrime forum. …read more Source:: DarkReading

Cloudflare Says New hCaptcha Bypass Doesn’t Impact its Implementation

Web infrastructure and website security provider Cloudflare told The Record last week that a recent academic paper detailing a method to bypass the hCaptcha image-based challenge system does not impact its implementation. From the report: The research paper, published last month by two academics from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, targets hCaptcha, a CAPTCHA…

Over a decade on, and millions in legal fees, Supreme Court rules for Google over Oracle in Java API legal war

America’s top judges decide copied code in Android is fair use The US Supreme Court on Monday ruled in a 6-2 decision that Google’s limited copying of Oracle’s Java APIs in its Android operating system constitutes fair use under US law.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Save 20% on Blinks, the tabletop game from the future – CNET

Play solo or against other people with these light-up, magnetic, interactive tiles that play a slew of different games. …read more Source:: CNet

LinkedIn Spear-Phishing Campaign Targets Job Hunters

Fake job offers lure professionals into downloading the more_eggs backdoor trojan. …read more Source:: Threatpost