Day: July 24, 2020

Just what you want when stuck working from home: Microsoft domain mixup downs Remote Web Access

‘Supported’ Windows Server customers cut off from their subdomains Microsoft’s Windows Server Essentials’ Remote Web Access service, which lets customers set up web access to their on-premises server through a subdomain, became inaccessible on Thursday after an unannounced DNS change.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Radioactive review: Marie Curie biopic fizzes but doesn’t spark – CNET

Radioactive on Amazon Prime asks big questions about the pioneering chemist’s work, but it’s ultimately more interested in her love life. …read more Source:: CNet

FBI Warns US Companies About Backdoors In Chinese Tax Software

An anonymous reader writes: The US Federal Bureau of Investigation has sent an alert on Thursday warning US companies about backdoor malware that is silently being installed on the networks of foreign companies operating in China via government-mandated tax software. The backdoors allow threat actors to execute unauthorized code, infiltrate networks, and steal proprietary data…

Garmin Takes App & Services Offline After Suspected Ransomware Attack

Wearables company Garmin shut down its website, app, call centers, and other services in the aftermath of a security incident. …read more Source:: DarkReading

DJI Drone App Riddled With Privacy Issues, Researchers Allege

The DJI GO 4 application open users’ sensitive data up for the taking, researchers allege. …read more Source:: Threatpost

NBA is Using Microsoft Teams To Brings Virtual Fans Into Its Real-World Games

When you tune into a National Basketball Association game after the league restarts its season on July 30 following a shutdown during the coronavirus pandemic, things will look a little different. From a report: There won’t be empty stands and fake crowd noises like we saw this week at the season openers for Major League…

RGB Minecraft Sign isn’t Just For Looks

This laser cut and LED illuminated version of the Minecraft logo created by [Geeksmithing] looks good enough to occupy a place of honor on any gamer’s shelf. But it’s not just decoration: it can also notify you about your Minecraft’s server status and tell you when players are online by way of its addressable LEDs….

Mysterious supernova is blasting far-flung galaxy with flashes of UV light – and astroboffins don’t know why

So many questions, but it’s only the second time such a phenomenon has been observed Astrophysicists have spied an extremely rare type of supernova from an exploding and possibly radioactive white dwarf that emits mysterious flashes of UV light.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

SpaceX Starlink satellites are photo-bombing shots of Comet Neowise – CNET

It’s a new kind of light pollution for sky watchers, but Elon Musk has vowed to fix it. …read more Source:: CNet

Slashdot Asks: What Movies, TV Shows, and Games Have You Enjoyed of Late?

What are some titles — movies, TV shows, or any console video games — that have helped you stay calm in recent months? (No need to limit the listing to recently releases.) of this story at Slashdot. …read more Source:: Slashdot