Day: October 26, 2021

FBI Raids Chinese Point-of-Sale Giant PAX Technology

An anonymous reader quotes a report from KrebsOnSecurity: U.S. federal investigators today raided the Florida offices of PAX Technology, a Chinese provider of point-of-sale devices used by millions of businesses and retailers globally. KrebsOnSecurity has learned the raid is tied to reports that PAX’s systems may have been involved in cyberattacks on U.S. and E.U….

Ready to Play? Squid Game Becomes an Attractive Lure to Spread Cyberthreats

Following demand from viewers, cybercriminals are not shy in taking advantage of fans’ eagerness to watch the show, with well-known fraud schemes hitting the web. …read more Source:: DarkReading

Public Clouds & Shared Responsibility: Lessons from Vulnerability Disclosure

Much is made of shared responsibility for cloud security. But Oliver Tavakoli, CTO at Vectra AI, notes there’s no guarantee that Azure or AWS are delivering services in a hardened and secure manner. …read more Source:: Threatpost

IBM Announces Advances and New Collaborations in AI-Powered Automation, 5G Connectivity and Security at Mobile World Congress Los Angeles

IBM collaborates with Boston Dynamics, Cisco, Palo Alto Networks and Turnium Technology Group to help equip businesses in next phase of digital transformation. …read more Source:: DarkReading

CISA Announces Appointment of Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman as Senior Election Security Lead

As an expert on elections, her appointment speaks to the Agency’s dedication to working with election officials throughout the nation in a non-partisan manner to ensure the security and resilience of our election infrastructure. …read more Source:: DarkReading

Photoshop Will Get a ‘Prepare as NFT’ Option Soon

Adobe is launching a system built into Photoshop that can, among other things, help prove that the person selling an NFT is the person who made it. It’s called Content Credentials, and NFT sellers will be able to link the Adobe ID with their crypto wallet, allowing compatible NFT marketplaces to show a sort of…

Palm just released $129 wireless earbuds – CNET

The phone maker teased the launch earlier this month. …read more Source:: CNet

Facebook Connect: How to watch the big AR, VR event – CNET

The social network is doubling down on the metaverse. …read more Source:: CNet

DISH Wireless hooks up with Helium’s decentralised 5G network via FreedomFi gear

Connecting data and rewarding people with cryptocash, if they want it US carrier DISH Wireless has buddied up with Helium blockchain crew and FreedomFi to permit users to roam onto the Helium network, built with the latter’s 5G CBRS hotspots.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Gas Stations in Iran Downed by Cyberattack

Unknown attackers hijacked gasoline pump machines and defaced them with a message that reportedly included a phone number for Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s office. …read more Source:: DarkReading