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Hundreds of Cisco Switches Vulnerable To Flaw Found in WikiLeaks Files

Zack Whittaker, writing for ZDNet: Cisco is warning that the software used in hundreds of its products are vulnerable to a "critical"-rated security flaw, which can be easily and remotely exploited with a simple command. The vulnerability can allow a.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotMar 20th, 2017

Takata Files for Bankruptcy, Overwhelmed by Air Bag Issues

Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. has filed for bankruptcy protection in Tokyo and the U.S., overwhelmed by lawsuits and recall costs related to its production of defective air bag inflators linked to the deaths of at least 16 people. The company.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News1 hr. 47 min. ago

Critical Flaw Found in Intel Skylake, Kaby Lake Processors

A newly identified defect in Intel's Skylake and Kaby Lake processors could cause devices with hyper-threading enabled to "dangerously misbehave," a Debian project researcher warned yesterday. Users with 6th- and 7th-generation Intel core processor.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News1 hr. 47 min. ago

Flight simulator role-play goes horribly, hilariously wrong

Flight Sim X is a pretty dry game. You fly the planes, you land the planes. That's pretty much it. But some people found a way to spice their game up with a little role-playing.  See, here's the thing: you can do more than be a pilot in Flig.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 59 min. ago

There"s evidence that Doomfist may be coming to "Overwatch" in August

Doomfist appears to be coming to Overwatch this August, according to files in the game's latest public test region update that refers to the update as "Doomfist/Summer Games." Over the weekend, players on the Overwatch PTR noticed that the game's cra.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 59 min. ago

"Anonymous" says NASA has found alien life, but let"s all slow the hell down

The shadowy hacker collective Anonymous believes that NASA is about to announce that it has discovered alien life of some kind.  We've looked into these claims and concluded they are, at best, a bone-headed misunderstanding of  mundane stat.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 59 min. ago

Someone found an incredibly creative way of sorting Lego bricks using AI

For parents, children, and Lego aficionados everywhere, it's a good day to be alive. Everyone loves to build with Lego bricks, but no one likes the cleanup — so using AI technology, Jacques Mattheij, a tech-savvy Lego-lover since childhood, fou.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 59 min. ago

When this woman received an unsolicited dick pic, she took it straight to the dude"s mom

Unsolicited dick pics are unfortunately a scourge of life on social media, but one clever woman from Scotland has found a searingly clever way of dealing with the men who send them. Last week, Rebecca Mcgregor, a 21-year old lingerie model and photog.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 59 min. ago

New Smart Mute feature on Pioneer Rayz switches off the mic when not in use

Pioneer unveiled its new Rayz line of noise-canceling Lightning headphones on Wednesday, which includes a model that finally allows you to listen to music and charge your iPhone 7 at the same time. The post New Smart Mute feature on Pioneer Rayz swit.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 23 min. ago

Windows 10 source code leak isn’t quite as big as originally thought

Microsoft has assuaged concerns over a recent Windows 10 source code leak by highlighting that it comes from its Shared Source initiative and mostly contained files related to Wi-Fi and USB drivers. The post Windows 10 source code leak isn’t qu.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 31 min. ago

Asus ROG GX501VI Zephyrus with Nvidia Max-Q technology EXCLUSIVE

Asus has given the ROG GX501VI Zephyrus laptop a name that is a mouthful however the fact of the matter is that the name is not really long enough. In an ideal world Asus would have found some extra space to include the term Max-Q as Zephyr.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News4 hr. 59 min. ago

​Corvil"s network analytics to plug into Cisco"s Tetration platform

Dublin-based Corvil said its network analytics tools will be integrated into Cisco's Tetration platform......»»

Category: blogSource:  betweenthelinesRelated News6 hr. 7 min. ago

Ruined by its airbag scandal, Takata files for bankruptcy protection

Takata has filed for bankruptcy in the U.S. and Japan after its 84-year-old business was ruined by a scandal involving faulty airbags. The airbags, some of which exploded with too much force, have been linked to at least 14 deaths. The post Ruined by.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 15 min. ago

Takata files for bankruptcy, agrees to be acquired by Key Safety

After more than a year of negotiations, Key Safety Systems has reached a deal to acquire Takata for $1.59 billion as part of a prepackaged bankruptcy in the U.S. and Japan......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News17 hr. 15 min. ago

New HyperThreading Flaw Affects Intel 6th And 7th Generation Skylake and Kaby Lake-Based Processors

MojoKid writes: A new flaw has been discovered that impacts Intel 6th and 7th Generation Skylake and Kaby Lake-based processors that support HyperThreading. The issue affects all OS types and is detailed by Intel errata documentation and points out t.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News21 hr. 7 min. ago

There’s a better way to build your startup

 If a startup founder could peer 8 years into the future and see a company that has become the symbol for disruptive culture, one that has raised over $8 billion on a valuation of $67 billion, that has a worldwide presence in hundreds of cities,.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 25th, 2017

Self-Driving Cars Are Safer When They Talk To Each Other

An anonymous reader quotes Engadget: A University of Michigan public-private partnership called Mcity is testing V2V, or vehicle to vehicle communication, and has found that it makes their autonomous prototypes even safer. V2V works by wirelessly sha.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 25th, 2017

How A Contractor Exploited A Vulnerability In The FCC Website

RendonWI writes: A Wisconsin wireless contractor discovered a flaw in the FCC's Antenna Structure Registration (ASR) database, and changed the ownership of more than 40 towers from multiple carriers and tower owners into his company's name during the.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 25th, 2017

"Stack Clash" Linux Flaw Enables Root Access. Patch Now

msm1267 writes: Linux, BSD, Solaris and other open source systems are vulnerable to a local privilege escalation vulnerability known as Stack Clash that allows an attacker to execute code at root. Major Linux and open source distributors made patches.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

TFW when you’re bored on the train and forgot your phone

If you're bored during your commute and have nothing to read, have no fear! We have found a savvy train passenger that can teach you a thing or two about using the resources found in your immediate environment to stay busy during your next ride. Twit.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2017

We found a naughty little fidget spinner that"s sure to make you blush

Just when you think every lewd thing imaginable has already been done to a fidget spinner, a new, naughtier invention comes along. Check out this scintillating addition to the trendy toy we all know and love. These may look like fairly innocent l.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2017