Month: April 2021

Riot Games to record Valorant voice chats and review for harassment, hate speech – CNET

There are currently no plans to implement this change in League of Legends, Riot says. …read more Source:: CNet

Upgrade your Oculus Quest 2 VR headset with a far better strap for $26 – CNET

Similar to the official Quest 2 Elite Strap, right now it’s about half the price. …read more Source:: CNet

Intel laid me off for being too old, engineer claims in lawsuit

‘If you think age is an advantage in this job, you are mistaken’ A former Intel engineer, laid off in 2015, has sued the chipmaker claiming that he was dismissed because of his age.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Ransomware Task Force Publishes Framework to Fight Global Threat

An 81-page report details how ransomware has evolved, along with recommendations on how to deter attacks and disrupt its business model. …read more Source:: DarkReading

Look Out Below! China’s Heavy-Lift Rocket Due for Uncontrolled Reentry Within Days

On April 28th, China successfully put the core module of their Tianhe space station into orbit with the latest version of the Long March 5B heavy-lift booster. This rocket, designed for launching large objects into low Earth orbit, is unique in that the 33.16 m (108.8 ft) first stage carries the payload all the way…

White House to restrict travel from India beginning May 4 – CNET

Rising coronavirus case numbers and multiple circulating variants are the reason for the ban, the administration says. …read more Source:: CNet

New Threat Group Carrying Out Aggressive Ransomware Campaign

UNC2447 observed targeting now-patched vulnerability in SonicWall VPN. …read more Source:: DarkReading

Google to ban emoji, deceptive marketing, and ALL CAPS from Play Store metadata later this year

The spotty 13-year old app shack finally growing up? Better late than never Google is warning developers it won’t allow misleading or hyperbolic app descriptions by year-end, in an attempt to make the world’s biggest app bazaar feel less like the feedback section of an eBay profile.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

PortDoor Espionage Malware Takes Aim at Russian Defense Sector

The stealthy backdoor is likely being used by Chinese APTs, researchers said. …read more Source:: Threatpost

Elon Musk, SpaceX aim to launch SN15 Mars rocket prototype soon – CNET

The latest version of Musk’s Starship rocket could fly from Texas in the coming days. …read more Source:: CNet