Day: October 11, 2021

Quest-owned fertility clinic announces data breach after August ransomware attack

350,000 patients of ReproSource had their medical data leaked and some even had SSNs and credit card numbers exposed as well. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Pokemon Go Halloween 2021 event: Pumpkaboo, Misunderstood Mischief and more – CNET

Pokemon Go’s Halloween celebration returns starting Oct. 15. Here’s everything you need to know about the event. …read more Source:: CNet

Sony To Join TSMC On New $7 Billion Chip Plant In Japan

TSMC, the world’s largest contract chipmaker, and Sony are considering joint construction of a semiconductor factory in western Japan amid a global chip shortage, Nikkei has learned. From the report: The total investment in the project is estimated at 800 billion yen ($7 billion), with the Japanese government expected to provide up to half the…

Amazon Games provides more details on New World server transfers – CNET

And players aren’t happy. …read more Source:: CNet

Say hello to Ubuntu Frame

This new Ubuntu Linux Internet of Things distro is designed specifically for digital signs and user kiosks. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Google’s Privacy Budget doesn’t add up, says Mozilla CTO – amazingly enough

Chocolate Factory says its fingerprinting spec is unfinished Google’s Privacy Budget, a plan to reduce the amount of information available in Chrome as a defense against browser fingerprinting, runs the risk of performing poorly, of breaking websites, and of creating a new tracking mechanism.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Nintendo Throws Rare Bone To Modern EU Gamers Via N64 60 Hz Toggle

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: On Monday, Nintendo of Europe announced a very region-specific — and era-specific — tweak for its upcoming collection of N64 games on Switch: an option to switch between the video standards PAL and NTSC. While the announcement may sound ho-hum to outsiders, anyone in Europe with…

7 Smart Ways a Security Team Can Win Stakeholder Trust

By demonstrating the following behaviors, security teams can more effectively move their initiatives forward. …read more Source:: DarkReading

Wiz Reaches $6B Valuation

Startup created by former leaders of Microsoft Cloud Security Group experiencing rapid growth. …read more Source:: DarkReading

Microsoft Warns of New Windows 11 Problems With Apps Using Unusual Registry Keys

Microsoft has shared details of a new known issue with Windows 11. The company has confirmed that a problem exists with apps that use certain characters in registry keys. From a report: As a result of the discovery, Microsoft has put a compatibility hold in place that means people with problematic apps installed will not…