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Hackers use dangerous Petya ransomware in targeted attacks

In a case of no honor among thieves, a group of attackers has found a way to hijack the Petya ransomware and use it in targeted attacks against companies without the program creators' knowledge.A computer Trojan dubbed PetrWrap, being used in atta.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailMar 14th, 2017

Digitimes Research: OLEDoS a display solution for HMD VR devices

For the three main technologies - OLED, OLEDoS (OLED on CMOS) and Micro LED - applied currently for the development of display products for use in head-mounted display (HMD) virtual reality devices, OLEDoS is superior than the other two technologies.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News9 min. ago

Article: As Ad Blocker Use Grows, Publishers Face New Challenges

Advertisers and publishers are under constant pressure to better target, deliver and track their messages to consumers. But many consumers feel bombarded by the ad experience. Here are some strategies that publishers are using to get around the probl.....»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News4 hr. 32 min. ago

Elias Burstein, Pioneer in Semiconductors, Dies at 99

Mr. Burstein was one of the first scientists to use lasers to do research on semiconductors and insulators, and held patents for a method to increase the semiconducting capacity of silicon......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News7 hr. 32 min. ago

Why So Many Top Hackers Come From Russia

Long-time Slashdot reader tsu doh nimh writes: Brian Krebs has an interesting piece this week on one reason that so many talented hackers (malicious and benign) seem to come from Russia and the former Soviet States: It's the education, stupid. Krebs'.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News10 hr. 8 min. ago

Venmo is apparently working on a physical debit card

According to a new report, Venmo is testing a physical debit card that would make it easier for people who store money in their Venmo accounts to turn around and use these funds to make purchases at brick and mortar stores. The post Venmo is apparent.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News15 hr. 8 min. ago

VC Justin Caldbeck raised funding in email to accuser ahead of scandal breaking

 TechCrunch has reviewed an email allegedly sent by VC Justin Caldbeck, of Binary Capital, to one of the female founders who have accused him of inappropriate behavior — which suggests he tried to use his influence as an investor to encour.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News17 hr. 0 min. ago

Walmart tells some tech providers not to use Amazon Web Services if they want Walmart"s business (Wall Street Journal)

Wall Street Journal: Walmart tells some tech providers not to use Amazon Web Services if they want Walmart's business  —  Wal-Mart is telling some technology companies that if they want its business, they can't run applications for.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News18 hr. 0 min. ago

Immortalize your display: How to take a screenshot using a Microsoft Surface

No Print Screen key? No problem. Our comprehensive walkthrough will teach you how to take screenshots on your Microsoft Surface in no time, whether you want to use Touch Cover, or the innate Snipping Tool. The post Immortalize your display: How to ta.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News19 hr. 8 min. ago

Australia wants Five Eyes to squeeze tech firms on encryption

 The political rhetoric against strong encryption continues to crank up. Reuters reports today that Australia will be pushing for greater powers for countries to tackle the use of encrypted messaging services by terrorists and criminals at an up.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News20 hr. 16 min. ago

Account Registrations Enable "Password Reset Man In The Middle" Attacks

"Attackers that have set up a malicious site can use users' account registration process to successfully perform a password reset process on a number of popular websites and messaging mobile applications, researchers have demonstrated." Orome1 quotes.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 25th, 2017

10 tips and tricks to use on the BlackBerry KeyOne physical keyboard

BlackBerry and TCL introduced the BlackBerry KeyOne -- an Android-powered smartphone with a physical keyboard. Here's a list of 10 tips for the KeyOne physical keyboard to make the experience (and price) worth your while. The post 10 tips and tricks.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 25th, 2017

Video pros share 8 essential Adobe Premiere Pro Tips for beginners

Adobe Premiere is a powerful application, if you know how to use it properly. Try a few of these convenient tips and tricks, courtesy of director Matt Eastin and professional editor Adam Henderson. The post Video pros share 8 essential Adobe Premiere.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

UK Parliament Emails Closed After "Sustained And Determined" Cyber-Attack

An anonymous reader quotes the Guardian: Parliament has been hit by a "sustained and determined" cyber-attack by hackers attempting to gain access to MPs' and their staffers' email accounts. Both houses of parliament were targeted on Friday in an att.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

Lenovo ThinkPad T470 Review

Lenovo ThinkPad T470 Review is a post by Travis Pope from Gotta Be Mobile. Small businesses and large enterprises can’t use just any laptops. Their notebooks need decent displays and solid battery life. They must have solid frames that can handle a.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  gottabemobileRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

8 Adobe Premiere Pro Tips for beginners, from professional video editors

Adobe Premiere is a powerful application, if you know how to use it properly. Try a few of these convenient tips and tricks, courtesy of director Matt Eastin and professional editor Adam Henderson. The post 8 Adobe Premiere Pro Tips for beginners, fr.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

Sources: Venmo is testing its own physical debit card (Jason Del Rey/Recode)

Jason Del Rey / Recode: Sources: Venmo is testing its own physical debit card  —  Plastic is so hot right now.  —  Venmo has been testing its own version of a physical debit card that would allow people who use its a.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

Senators" cybersecurity push may tie up autonomous-car legislation

Two senators are pushing for mandatory federal standards to defend vehicles against hackers. Automakers want a more flexible approach......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

IIT-G students asked to work for the development of India in convocation speech by Professor CNR Rao

Prof CNR Rao exhorted the graduates of the Indian Institute of Technology to be proud of the brand 'IIT' and use it for the development of the country. The post IIT-G students asked to work for the development of India in convocation speech by Profe.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related NewsJun 23rd, 2017

Banning VPNs and Proxies is Dangerous, IT Experts Warn

In its fight to restrict access to copyrighted content and blocked websites, the Russian government wants to ban the use of anonymization technology including VPNs, proxies, and TOR. In a discussion in parliament this week involving prominent IT expe.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2017

Playing ‘Super Mario’ in Augmented Reality Looks Dangerous and Delightful

It's equal parts absurd and amazing Willfully obscuring your vision as you traipse down a public thoroughfare sounds like a pitch for a reality TV series wherein people attempt inadvisable stunts as onlookers crowd to witness the inauspicious u.....»»

Category: topSource:  timeRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2017