Day: November 1, 2018

Yi IoT Home Camera Riddled with Code-Execution Vulnerabilities

Five of them allow remote compromise of the IoT gadgets, so attackers can intercept video feeds and more. …read more Source:: Threatpost

GDPR’s First 150 Days Impact on the U.S.

Weighing the impact of GDPR and how the historic legislation has shaped privacy protection measures in the U.S., so far. …read more Source:: Threatpost

AT&T Blacks Out HBO, Cinemax For Dish, Sling TV Users Over Carriage Dispute

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Telecompaper: AT&T has blocked its HBO and Cinemax channels for Dish and Sling TV customers over a carriage dispute. This is the first channel blackout for HBO in its 40 years of operation. Pay-TV provider Dish and OTT services Sling TV said AT&T is making “untenable demands designed…

This revolution will not be televised – but it will be sanctioned: Googlers walk out over ‘sex pest’ executive scandals

We went along to CEO-approved demo in San Francisco Pics Thousands of Google employees across the globe marched out of their offices today upset that the advertising giant has paid millions of dollars in exit packages to male executives accused of sexual harassment.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Ewan McGregor reportedly to play villain Black Mask in Birds of Prey – CNET

Obi-Wan Kenobi is in talks to play the sinister DC Comics Gotham mob boss who blames Bruce Wayne for his failures. …read more Source:: CNet

Is Red Hat IBM’s ‘Hail Mary’ pass?

Armonk’s $34 billion acquisition of the Raleigh, N.C.-based open source, Linux, and Cloud vendor may be its last chance to return the company to a leadership position in the technology industry. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Star Trek costume Kirk wore during famous Uhura kiss could be yours – CNET

William Shatner sported the Grecian-style getup during the historic interracial kissing scene with Nichelle Nichols, and now it’s up for auction. …read more Source:: CNet

Google CEO Sundar Pichai: ‘We didn’t always get it right’ – CNET

Pichai speaks at a conference the day many Googlers walk out in protest of the company’s handling of reported sexual harassment. …read more Source:: CNet

This Cup Holder Crystal Ball Tells Your MPG Future

Hybrid vehicles, which combine an eco-friendly electric motor with a gasoline engine for extended range, are becoming more and more common. They’re a transitional technology that delivers most of the advantages of pure electric vehicles, but without the “scary” elements of electric vehicle ownership which are still foreign to consumers such as installing a charger…

Fortnite’s latest update brings you new ways to fly – CNET

Epic Games’ patch is out, and balloons are the headlining addition. …read more Source:: CNet