SolarWinds hackers are back with a new mass campaign, Microsoft says
The Kremlin-backed hackers who targeted SolarWinds customers in a supply chain attack have been caught conducting a malicious email campaign that delivered malware-laced links to 150 government agencies, research institutions and other organizations in the US and 23 other countries, Microsoft said. The hackers, belonging to Russia’s Foreign Intelligence... Read more
This stylish, large-capacity air fryer is $50, less than half its regular price
Daily Steals Air fryers are a modern miracle — they make awesome wings, fries and mozzarella sticks, for starters, but they can make a ton of different foods quickly and easily. The name is pure marketing-speak. Nothing is getting fried; it’s really just a specialized convection oven. Let’s put... Read more
How a Chaos Monkey Caused an Apple Uprising
Plus: A review of the book from 2016, the accessibility potential for AR, and a few too many sinking ships. Source link Read more
Password breach service Have I Been Pwned goes open source
Elevate your enterprise data technology and strategy at Transform 2021. Password breach database Have I Been Pwned (HIBP) has now made its entire codebase open source, as creator Troy Hunt promised back in August. HIBP is also gaining access to a fresh and continuous cache of breached passwords via... Read more
Covert channel in Apple’s M1 is mostly harmless, but it sure is interesting
Apple’s new M1 CPU has a flaw that creates a covert channel that two or more malicious apps—already installed—can use to transmit information to each other, a developer has found. The surreptitious communication can occur without using computer memory, sockets, files, or any other operating system feature, developer Hector... Read more
A Quiet Place Part II review: Smart, scary sequel enjoys the silence
Get your ears in gear. Paramount Listen up. A Quiet Place II is finally here, and it’s got even more to say in the pandemic era. Written and directed by John Krasinski with Emily Blunt and Cillian Murphy on screen, the silent-scare sequel is filled with precision-tooled suspense, although it... Read more
The Many Identity Crises of ‘Sonic the Hedgehog’
Sonic Adventure became a system seller when it launched in September 1999 alongside Namco’s weapons-based fighter Soul Calibur. Adventure and its sequel demonstrated Sonic’s renewed poise and maturity, a confident new direction in the franchise. Sonic Heroes: Trying to Please Everyone Despite consistently excellent hardware and software, Sega was... Read more
As China plans new rules, automakers make plans to store car data locally
Elevate your enterprise data technology and strategy at Transform 2021. (Reuters) — BMW, Daimler and Ford have set up facilities in China to store data generated by their cars locally, they told Reuters, as automakers come under growing pressure in the world’s biggest car market over how they handle... Read more
Summer’s top travel trends: Beach resorts and road trips
If 2020 was the summer of road trips, 2021 is the summer of resorts. While many of last year’s trends persist — vacation home bookings and car rentals are among the few segments of the travel industry that have surpassed their pre-pandemic levels — new trends are emerging. And... Read more
Google Photos is ending unlimited free storage next week. Here’s what to know
Google is ending its unlimited free storage policy on June 1. Sarah Tew/CNET Google Photos will end its unlimited free storage policy for photos and videos next week. After June 1, any new photos and videos you upload will count toward the free 15GB of storage that comes with... Read more