Microsoft Warns of "Stealthy DDoS Malware" Targeting Linux Devices

"In the last six months, we observed a 254% increase in activity from a Linux trojan called XorDdos," writes the Microsoft 365 Defender Research Team. It's a trojan combining denial-of-service functionality with XOR-based encryption for communication.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotMay 21st, 2022

Consumer IC packaging demand unlikely to rebound till 1Q23

Packaging demand for consumer electronics ICs including commodity MCUs, MOSFETs, lower-end logic ICs and power management ICs (PMICs) has contracted significantly amid lackluster sales of consumer electronic devices, and may not rebound until late fi.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News16 hr. 19 min. ago

Apple supply chain sees growing presence of Chinese makers

The growing presence of Chinese manufacturers in the supply chains for Apple devices will not necessarily promise profits from their assembly services, and it remains to be seen whether the Chinese makers can fully replace their Taiwanese peers in pr.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News19 hr. 19 min. ago

Best iPhone deals and sales for July 2022

Apple devices can get pricey, but don't despair: Here's an up-to-date list of the best iPhone deals available......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJul 3rd, 2022

Why I still use Microsoft’s Office suite instead of Google’s free options

Why would choose to pay for Microsoft Office when you can use Google’s productivity suite for free? Here are my reasons along with features that seal the deal......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJul 2nd, 2022

Billing fraud apps can disable Android Wi-Fi and intercept text messages

Android scamware uses many tricks to sign you up for pricey services. Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson) Android malware developers are stepping up their billing fraud game with apps that disable Wi-Fi connections, surreptitiousl.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJul 2nd, 2022

Photon-controlled diode: An optoelectronic device with a new signal processing behavior

A photodetector is a kind of optoelectronic device that can detect optical signals and convert them into electrical signals. These devices include photodiodes, phototransistors and photoconductors......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

Upcoming Microsoft Teams update could finally make chatting easier

Microsoft continues to plan updates for its Teams app, continuing its 2022 productivity initiative with new features that could make chatting much easier......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

Micron warns of demand weakness

End demand weakness in consumer markets, including PC and smartphones, has dragged down significantly the global memory industry bit demand, according to Sanjay Mehrotra, CEO of Micron Technology. And despite the still-strong datacenter end demand, M.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

NXM Autonomous Security platform protects space infrastructure and IoT devices from cyberattacks

NXM Labs unveiled its NXM Autonomous Security platform that prevents hackers from gaining unauthorized access to commercial, industrial, medical, or consumer internet of things (IoT) devices. Tested in collaboration with the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

Windows 11 vs. Windows 10: Is the upgrade worth it?

Microsoft has finished rolling out Windows 11, so you're probably wondering if you should upgrade from Windows 10. We break down all of the pros and cons......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

Agita Labs TrustForge now available in the Microsoft Azure cloud

Agita Labs announced that its TrustForge secure computation capability is now available in the Microsoft Azure cloud. Based on Agita’s sequestered encryption technology, TrustForge enables users to upload data to the cloud while retaining compl.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022

Comcast Xfinity Stream app now available on Apple TV: stream live channels and watch on-demand television

The has gained a significant new app to its roster today. Comcast today released the Xfinity Stream app for tvOS, supporting Apple TV 4K and Apple TV HD devices. The app’s launch was first teased back in October 2021, when a partnership between A.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022

Apple outs its invite-only program that rewards VIP forum members 

Apple has an online support community reward program similar to those of Microsoft, HP. Enlarge (credit: Samuel Axon) Apple made its Community+ Program common knowledge this week. Similar to other tech companies like Dell, H.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022

USB installer tool removes Windows 11’s Microsoft account requirements (and more)

Tool can also patch out the CPU, TPM, and Secure Boot install requirements. Enlarge / The Rufus tool will offer to modify your Windows 11 install media when you create it. The workaround for the Microsoft account requirement is new to.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022

Microsoft Exchange servers worldwide hit by stealthy new backdoor

SessionManager scours memory for passwords, does recon, and installs new tools. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Researchers have identified stealthy new malware that threat actors have been using for the past 15 months to backd.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022

Photonic synapses with low power consumption and high sensitivity

Neuromorphic photonics/electronics is the future of ultralow energy intelligent computing and artificial intelligence (AI). In recent years, inspired by the human brain, artificial neuromorphic devices have attracted extensive attention, especially i.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022

Oh great, new malware lets hackers hijack your Wi-Fi router

A new report finds hackers are targeting home Wi-Fi routers to gain access to all your connected devices. .....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022

OneDrive is getting stories, but it’s not what you expect

Microsoft is testing a stories feature in OneDrive to help you connect with the people who matter most......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022

How to find ghosts with Alexa (and other scary skills)

Far more than a smart home controller, many Alexa devices can also be used for some truly ghoulish fun. Here are some of our favorite frightening Alexa skills......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022

You can now repair your Google Pixel yourself using genuine components

If you think you can repair your phone by yourself, then you might be interested to learn that Google has teamed up with iFixit to provide genuine components for Pixel devices. The post You can now repair your Google Pixel yourself using genuine comp.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022