Day: October 10, 2018

PINs and needled: Experian site blabbed codes to unlock credit accounts for fraudsters

Hack to thaw account freezes reported, fixed, hopefully never exploited Experian’s website exposed to world-plus-dog the PINs needed to unlock frozen accounts, allowing crooks to potentially apply for loans and credit cards as their victims.… …read more Source:: Register

FruityArmor APT Exploits Yet Another Windows Graphics Kernel Flaw

This is the second local privilege-escalation zero-day this APT group has exploited. …read more Source:: Threatpost

Senators ask FTC to investigate delay in Google+ vulnerability disclosure – CNET

The company knew about the security flaw potentially exposing personal data since March but didn’t disclose it for more than half a year. …read more Source:: CNet

Hollywood startup NewTV christens itself Quibi – CNET

The $1 billion YouTube/Netflix mashup has a new name. Also, Guillermo del Toro is making a zombie show. …read more Source:: CNet

Privacy advocates tell senators what they want in a data protection law – CNET

It would includes stricter enforcement against tech companies who mishandle your data and privacy. …read more Source:: CNet

Apple TV service will reportedly provide free original content to device owners – CNET

The new app is slated to come out early next year, according to CNBC. …read more Source:: CNet

Magic Leap is now available across the US – CNET

And with prescription lenses. Plus, more details on new games and apps, and where Magic Leap’s heading next. …read more Source:: CNet

Apple Plans To Give Away Original Content For Free To Device Owners as Part of New Digital TV Strategy, Report Says

Apple is planning a new digital video service that will provide original content free to its device owners, CNBC reported Wednesday. From the report: Apple is preparing a new digital video service that will marry original content and subscription services from legacy media companies, according to people familiar with the matter. Owners of Apple devices,…

Now you can buy the Commodore 64 Mini, a flashback to retro gaming – CNET

The computer from the ’80s comes back to life with 64 retro games. …read more Source:: CNet

Astroboffins discover that when white and brown dwarfs mix the results are explosive

350-year monkish mystery could be down to a merger Astrophysicists have finally solved a mystery lasting almost 350 years to uncover the first documented merger between a white and brown dwarf star.… …read more Source:: TheRegister