Month: August 2021

FBI, CISA warn of potential cyberattacks over Labor Day weekend

They cited the Mother’s Day weekend attack on Colonial Pipeline, the Memorial Day weekend attack on major meat processor JBS as well as the July 4 Kaseya attack. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Apple Watch 7 rumors: The new smartwatch could get a size boost – CNET

Everything we’ve heard so far about Apple’s 2021 smartwatch’s release, price, features and more. …read more Source:: CNet

Wall Street Is Looking To Reddit for Investment Advice

Wall Street professionals tell everyday investors what stocks to buy. But now they have to follow some of these amateurs for signs of where the market is headed next. From a report: Venerable institutions Goldman Sachs Group and Morgan Stanley are tracking the retail trading frenzy, and hedge funds in New York and London have…

IBM sued again by its own sales staff: IT giant accused of going back on commission payments promise

When it a contact not a contract? When it’s an incentive plan letter IBM has been sued by sales manager Mark Briggs for allegedly capping sales commission payments despite a written commitment not to do so, joining dozens of cases claiming Big Blue screws its sales staff.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Hubble spots rare celestial object that looks like a space lightsaber – CNET

That’s no lightsaber. It’s a Herbig–Haro object. …read more Source:: CNet

Here’s how much electricity it takes to mine Bitcoin and why people are worried – CNET

Cryptocurrency takes a lot of energy to keep things running. …read more Source:: CNet

Zoom-Call Gaffes Led To Someone Getting Axed, 1 in 4 Bosses Say

Zoom-call blunders can be hazardous to your career. From a report: Nearly 1 in 4 executives have fired a staffer for slipping up during a video or audio conference, and most have levied some sort of disciplinary action for gaffes made in virtual meetings, a survey of 200 managers at large companies found. The survey,…

Fortress Home Security Open to Remote Disarmament

A pair of unpatched security vulnerabilities can allow unauthenticated cyberattackers to turn off window, door and motion-sensor monitoring. …read more Source:: Threatpost

Cream Finance DeFi Platform Rooked For $29M

Cream is latest DeFi platform to get fleeced in rash of attacks. …read more Source:: Threatpost

Google extends return-to-office date to January – CNET

Employees can return earlier if they want to. …read more Source:: CNet