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FSB Arrests 14 Members of REvil Ransomware Gang

An anonymous reader writes: The Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) said today that it has raided and shut down the operations of the REvil ransomware gang. Raids were conducted today at 25 residents owned by 14 members suspected to be part of the.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotJan 14th, 2022

Activision-owned Raven Software employees form union

Members of Raven Software's QA team have formed the Game Workers Alliance Union and are asking Activision Blizzard to recognize. Members of Raven Software's QA team have formed the Game Workers Alliance Union and are asking Activision Blizzard to.....»»

Category: topSource:  venturebeatRelated News2 hr. 56 min. ago

New FSF Procedures Let Its 5,000 "Associate Members" Nominate New Board Members

This week the Free Software Foundation's board announced that for the first time in the organization's 37-year-history, its 5,000-plus associate members will now be able to nominate and evaluate candidates for its board of directors. Under new proce.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News4 hr. 3 min. ago

Members of Activision’s Raven Software QA team form a union

Formal move comes five weeks into strike over laid-off workers. Enlarge / Striking employees demand the reinstatement of Raven Software QA contractors who were let go in December. (credit: A Better ABK) The members of Activisi.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

Merck Wins Cyber-insurance Lawsuit Related To NotPetya Attack

A New Jersey court has ruled in favor of Merck in a lawsuit the pharmaceutical company filed against its insurer, Ace American, which declined to cover the losses caused by the NotPetya ransomware attack. From a report: The NotPetya incident, which t.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 21st, 2022

What’s new on Amazon Prime Video in February 2022

Amazon Prime Video adds new titles each month that are free for all Prime members. Check out all the new content hitting Amazon Prime Video in February......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 20th, 2022

Console scalper says we should think about the young people making a good living from the practice

Jack Bayliss runs Aftermarket Arbitrage, a subscription service where members pay £30 (~$40) per month to be notified when high-demand items such as the PS5 and XBSX are back in stock. The 24-year-old told Sky News he earns around $61,000 each month.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsJan 20th, 2022

Apple implements verification system for education discounts in the US

UNiDAYS is a service that verifies education status and aggregates discounts that members can take advantage of. According to the company’s website, one in every three students in the US, UK, Australia, France, Germany, Italy and Spain are UNiDAYS.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsJan 20th, 2022

Apple says proposed antitrust bills would make iPhone users the targets of ‘malware, ransomware, and scams’

Just earlier today, a report detailed how Apple CEO Tim Cook has been personally lobbying members of the Senate Judiciary Committee as antitrust legislation looms in the United States. Now, Apple has fired back in a new letter sent to Senators Dick.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJan 19th, 2022

Army wife uses AirTags to track shady movers

An Army spouse says she used an AirTag to keep tabs on her family's belongings during a move when a shady moving truck driver didn't deliver the items on time.An Apple AirTagMilitary members doing permanent change of station (PCS) moves have historic.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsJan 19th, 2022

Go behind the scenes of "Fraggle Rock: Back to the Rock" before the Friday debut

In a new first look video, directors, writers, and cast members talk about bringing the Apple TV+ series "Fraggle Rock: Back to the Rock" to life with new technology and classic songs.'Fraggle Rock: Back to the Rock' premiers Friday January 21The new.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsJan 19th, 2022

Palomar survey instrument analyzes impact of Starlink satellites

Since 2019, SpaceX has been launching an increasing number of internet satellites into orbit around Earth. The satellite constellation, called Starlink, now includes nearly 1,800 members orbiting at altitudes of about 550 kilometers. Astronomers have.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Foxconn seeking business opportunities for MIH members, says chairman

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai), by virtue of its global business connections and channels, is making efforts to seek market demand for products made by members of the MIH Alliance, according to company chairman Young Liu......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Russia says it has shut down notorious REvil ransomware group

According to machine translation of the FSB’s announcement, the Russian agency raided 25 addresses belonging to 14 people. During the raids it sized around 426 million rubles (about $5.6 million), $600,000 USD, 500,000 Euros, computers, crypto wall.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsJan 15th, 2022

Russia says it has dismantled the REvil ransomware gang

REvil members were arrested by Russia's FSB intelligence bureau which also seized close to $5.5m from the group......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJan 15th, 2022

People Building "Blockchain City" in Wyoming Scammed by Hackers

CityDAO -- the group that bought 40 acres of Wyoming in hopes of "building a city on the Ethereum blockchain" -- announced this week that its Discord server was hacked and members' funds were successfully stolen as a result. From a report: "EMERGENCY.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 14th, 2022

Russia says it has neutralized the cutthroat REvil ransomware gang

"Big-game hunter" REvil has menaced the world for 3 years with massive attacks. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Russian law enforcement authorities said on Friday that they have arrested 14 people associated with REvil, a top r.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJan 14th, 2022

FSB Arrests 14 Members of REvil Ransomware Gang

An anonymous reader writes: The Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) said today that it has raided and shut down the operations of the REvil ransomware gang. Raids were conducted today at 25 residents owned by 14 members suspected to be part of the.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 14th, 2022

How to make Windows 11 run better on old, cheap devices

Microsoft is working on a new update for Windows 11 that will make the new operating system (OS) run better on dated and inexpensive hardware.Windows 11 Build 22526 has currently been made available to members of the Insider early access programme wi.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJan 13th, 2022

Watch Webb Space Telescope team share thoughts on mission

Watch this new NASA video in which members of the James Webb Space Telescope team talk about the mission in the run up to its Christmas Day launch......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 13th, 2022

Hotel Chain Switches To Chrome OS To Recover From Ransomware Attack

A Scandinavian hotel chain that fell victim to a ransomware attack last month said it took a novel approach to recover from the incident by switching all affected systems to Chrome OS. The Record reports: Nordic Choice Hotels, which operates 200 hote.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 12th, 2022