Code-execution flaw in VMware has a severity rating of 9.8 out of 10
Hackers are mass-scanning the Internet in search of VMware servers with a newly disclosed code-execution vulnerability that has a severity rating of 9.8 out of a possible 10. CVE-2021-21974, as the security flaw is tracked, is a remote code-execution vulnerability in VMware vCenter server, an application for Windows or... Read more
iPhone 13 release date: When can we expect to see the new phones?
The iPhone 12 Pro Max was released in October. Andrew Hoyle/CNET Though it’s been only a few months since the iPhone 12 went on sale, Apple is already setting its sights on its next flagship smartphone, the iPhone 13 (or whatever it ends up being called). We’re expecting to... Read more
We Still Don’t Know How Well Covid Vaccines Stop Transmission
SARS-CoV-2 might cause its deadliest damage in the lungs, heart, and blood vessels. But its first stop in the human body is usually the nose, because that’s where inhaled viral particles first encounter cells they can invade and hijack in order to make copies of themselves. From there, the... Read more
GitHub CSO pledges more security tools, features for developers
GitHub CSO Mike Hanley security tools that are easy for developers to adopt and use will raise the bar for the entire software ecosystem.Read More Source link Read more
What are Super Followers? Twitter’s new feature, briefly explained
Twitter thinks your tweets — or at least some of them — might actually be worth something. At a virtual event for investors Thursday, the company announced that it’s planning to debut a pay-for-posts feature, called Super Follows, in which users will be able to pay the people they... Read more
Two brand new Final Fantasy 7 games announced on mobile
Without a doubt, the biggest announcement out of Sony’s latest State of Play event was the free PS5 upgrade coming to Final Fantasy VII Remake, and a new chapter for PS5 players starring Yuffie — but that might not be the biggest Final Fantasy news of the day. Square-Enix... Read more
19 Best Deals From Winter Clearance Sales (2021): Outdoor Apparel, Backpacks, and More
Now’s the best time to buy winter gear. The season might be winding down, but the savings are substantial. When I had to buy all my mountain climbing equipment as a budding mountain climber years ago, it was during the annual end-of-winter sales. Plan a few months ahead and... Read more
Final Fantasy VII Remake gets significant PlayStation 5 Intergrade update
Sony has sold more than 100 million PlayStation 4 consoles, but only a fraction of that has picked up certain standout, beloved hits like Final Fantasy VII Remake. But now Sony and Square Enix are working to ensure players have reasons to go back to that game on PlayStation... Read more
News flash: Xbox Series X available right now at Walmart, stock very limited (of course)
Update: At 12:05 p.m. PT the queue is open but here at CNET, all our attempts to go through the purchase flow to get an Xbox All Access are getting bogged down in server congestion — “Due to high demand for Xbox All Access, your request could not be... Read more
Texas’ Icy Disaster Makes the Case for Uniting the US Grid
Take a look at the map above. That WI-EI Seam is the border between the Western and Eastern interconnections. All the blue in the Midwest marks where wind is an abundant resource. The gold in the Southwest means abundant solar. The green bathing Texas is both. While the state... Read more