Day: October 25, 2018

County Election Websites Can Be Easily Spoofed to Spread Misinformation

Majority of county sites in 20 key swing states have domains and don’t enforce use of SSL, McAfee researchers found. …read more Source:: DarkReading

Giant Bomb invades Nope, Sorry – CNET

This week’s topics include the merits of buying physical copies of games, the ultimate pet showdown and a Halloween debate about scary games. …read more Source:: CNet

Word up: Embedded vids in Office docs can hide embedded nasties, infosec bods claim

XML twiddling in .docx files can lead to lock and loading dodgy JavaScript, we’re told A Microsoft Word security hole involving embedded videos can be potentially exploited to smuggle malicious code within documents, which is run when the files are opened, it is claimed. Seeing as there is no official patch for the alleged vulnerability,…

Google Reportedly Paid Andy Rubin $90 Million After He Allegedly Coerced Sex From Employee

The New York Times has revealed new details on the circumstances that surrounded Andy Rubin’s departure from Google in 2014. According to the report, Google “investigated sexual misconduct claims against Rubin, which revolved around an incident in which he allegedly coerced another Google employee into ‘performing oral sex in a hotel room in 2013,’” The…

​Western Digital: Flash price declines hamper strong Q1

Western Digital will cut flash capacity to better align with market demand and falling prices. …read more Source:: ZDNet

New Star Trek series titles potentially uncovered – CNET

A handful of trademark filings from CBS may reveal the next generation of shows on All Access. …read more Source:: CNet

Google financial results mixed, but Wall Street disappointed – CNET

Alphabet’s quarterly revenue misses expectations even as profit soars. …read more Source:: CNet

Adorable dumbo octopus wows marine scientists – CNET

Get ready for lots of oohing and aahing. …read more Source:: CNet

Faraday Future free to seek funding beyond Evergrande, arbitrator says – Roadshow

The company recently made some deep cuts, which it attributed to Evergrande’s stranglehold on its finances. …read more Source:: CNet

Google reportedly paid Andy Rubin $90 million despite sexual misconduct claims – CNET

Google’s the latest tech company to face sexual misconduct issues in the workplace. …read more Source:: CNet