Day: November 8, 2021

PayPal adds 13.3 million new accounts in Q3, reports revenue of $6.18 billion

PayPal says it now has 416 million active accounts. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Microsoft Will Now Snitch On You At Work Like Never Before

schwit1 writes: Microsoft is preparing a couple of little updates that may curb employee rulebreaking enthusiasm. Yes, this news again comes courtesy of Microsoft’s roadmap service, where Redmond prepares you for the joys to come. This time, there are a couple of joys. The first is headlined: “Microsoft 365 compliance center: Insider risk management —…

Last of original SCO v IBM Linux lawsuit settled

Well, that took long enough! But, what’s this? The lawsuit still lingers on in one last case from the company that bought SCO’s Unix operating systems. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Will they try it for 30 days? McAfee goes private again in $14bn cash deal

Plus: Uncle Sam gets tough on patching, NIST needs you, and more In brief A consortium of private equity types have stumped up $12bn in cash to acquire what’s left of McAfee the company plus another couple of billion to pay off its debts.… …read more Source:: Register

DDoS Attacks Shatter Records in Q3, Report Finds  

Q3 DDoS attacks topped thousands daily, with more growth expected. …read more Source:: Threatpost

US Charges Ukrainian, Russian, Over Cyberattack, Seizes $6 Million in Ransom Payments

The U.S. Justice Department has charged a suspect from Ukraine and a Russian national over a July ransomware attack on an American company, according to indictments made in court filings on Monday, and has seized $6 million in ransom payments. From a report: The latest U.S. actions follow a slew of measures taken to combat…

Reddit To Tokenize Karma Points and Onboard 500M New Users, Report Says

American social media giant Reddit may soon convert users’ karma points into Ethereum-based (ERC-20) tokens and onboard 500 million new crypto users in the process, according to a newly hired Reddit engineer. From a report: A series of tweets made by Reddit engineer, Rahul, highlights Reddit’s efforts to improve user interaction through various cryptocurrency initiatives….

Last Call for Hackaday Remoticon Shirts

Hackaday conferences have a long history of excellent T-shirt designs and this year’s Remoticon is no different. If you want one of your own, you need get on that before Friday. The only way to score on is to buy one of the T-Shirt + General Admission tickets by November 11th — it gets you…

Zebra2104 Initial Access Broker Supports Rival Malware Gangs, APTs

Researchers have uncovered a large, tangled web of infrastructure being used to enable a wide variety of cyberattacks. …read more Source:: Threatpost

DJI Mavic 3: Best portable folding drone on the planet?

The DJI’s flagship Mavic 3 has landed. Let’s take a look at it. …read more Source:: ZDNet