Category: News

Notorious cyber gang UNC3944 attacks vSphere and Azure to run VMs inside victims’ infrastructure

Who needs ransomware when you can scare techies into coughing up their credentials? Notorious cyber gang UNC3944 – the crew suspected of involvement in the recent attacks on Snowflake and MGM Entertainment, and plenty more besides – has changed its tac……

America’s Defense Department Ran a Secret Disinfo Campaign Online Against China’s Covid Vaccine

“At the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. military launched a secret campaign to counter what it perceived as China’s growing influence in the Philippines…” reports Reuters.

“It aimed to sow doubt about the safety and efficacy of vaccines a……

China’s Big Tech companies taught Asia to pay by scanning QR codes, but made a mess along the way

A push for interoperability is accelerating, but maybe not fast enough to stop biometrics taking over
Feature From Bangalore to Beijing, when Asians go out to shop, they seldom use a credit or debit card and instead pay using their smartphone to scan a……

3D Printing a Bottle Labeling Assembly Line

We’re not completely sure why [Fraens] needs to label so many glass bottles at home. Perhaps he’s brewing his own beer, or making jams. Whatever the reason is, it was …read more

‘House of the Dragon’ Season 2 Premiere Recap: Rage Unleashed in ‘A Son for a Son’ – CNET

Rhaenyra means business….

Crypto-failure Terraform Labs to cough $4.5 billion and then liquidate itself

South Korean outfit that sparked ‘Crypto Winter’ will melt away after SEC order
Terraform Labs, the outfit behind the $40 billion crash of the TerraUSD stablecoin and its sibling Luna (LUNA) tokens, will pay $4.5 billion to creditors and authorities, t……

ASUS Promises Support Overhaul After YouTube Investigators Allege Dishonesty

ASUS has suddenly agreed “to overhaul its customer support and warranty systems,” writes the hardware review site Gamers Nexus — after a three-video series on its YouTube channel documented bad and “potentially illegal” handling of customer warra……

SIPing a Vintage Phone

Something that’s a bit of fun at hacker camps such as the recent EMF Camp is to bring along a wired phone and hook it up to the on-camp copper …read more

That didn’t take long: replacement for SORBS spam blacklist arises … sort of

ALSO: online adoption cyberstalker nabbed; Tesla trade secrets thief pleads guilty; and a critical ASUS Wi-Fi vuln
In Brief A popular spam blocklist service that went offline earlier this month has advised users it is down permanently – but at least on……

Japan’s space junk cleaner hunts down major target

PLUS: Australia to age limit social media; Hong Kong’s robo-dogs; India’s new tech minister
The space junk cleaning mission launched by Japan’s Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has successfully hunted down one of its targets.……