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SolarWinds hackers targeted NASA, Federal Aviation Administration networks

Hackers are said to have broken into the networks of U.S. space agency NASA and the Federal Aviation Administration as part of a wider espionage campaign targeting U.S. government agencies and private companies. The two agencies were named by the Was.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchFeb 23rd, 2021

The Networks That Aim to Track GPS Interference Around the World

Troubleshooting the world’s navigation systems could streamline transport and save lives When Kevin Wells’ private jet lost its GPS reception after taking off from Hayward Executive Airport in California’s Bay Area in February 2019, he wh.....»»

Category: Source:  ieeeRelated News2 hr. 12 min. ago

CFPB nominee vows to enforce fair lending, scrutinize big data

At his confirmation hearing Tuesday, Democratic Senators pushed Rohit Chopra to revive the CFPB after the Trump administration weakened enforcement and several rules, while Republicans warned the bureau overstepped its authority previously......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News2 hr. 12 min. ago

Google promises to stop selling your browsing history to advertisers

Google announced on Wednesday that it would stop selling targeted ads based on your browsing history. The search giant has relied on data mainly gathered through third-party cookies to provide users with ads relevant to their tastes and interests. Ho.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News5 hr. 11 min. ago

NASA’s next ISS spacewalk is on Friday. Here’s how to watch

Two astronauts on board the International Space Station are set to embark on a spacewalk on Friday, March 5. Here's how you can watch it live online......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 12 min. ago

CFPB nominee vows to enforce fair lending, scrutinize Big Data

At his confirmation hearing Tuesday, Democratic Senators pushed Rohit Chopra to revive the CFPB after the Trump administration weakened enforcement and several rules, while Republicans warned the bureau overstepped its authority previously......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News6 hr. 12 min. ago

Periodontitis: Researchers search for a new active substance

Targeted, efficient and with few side effects: A new method for combating periodontitis could render the use of broad-spectrum antibiotics superfluous. It was developed and tested for the first time by a team from Martin Luther University Halle-Witte.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News7 hr. 43 min. ago

Acquiring real-time visibility in manufacturing for effective track and trace

Ambitious ideas invariably lead to positive outcomes. Sometimes it may not be the targeted outcome, but the results justify the effort. This was the case with a client who is a leader in manufacturing technologically advanced two-wheeler automobiles......»»

Category: hostingSource:  dailyhostnewsRelated News8 hr. 11 min. ago

Oscar Health prices IPO at $39 and secures a $9.5B valuation

Late last night Oscar Health, a tech-enabled medical insurance provider, priced its IPO at $39 per share. The final price came in $1 per share above its raised IPO guidance; Oscar Health had originally targeted a $32-$34 per-share IPO price. Some 37,.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News8 hr. 44 min. ago

Hackers Exploit Websites To Give Them Excellent SEO Before Deploying Malware

schwit1 shares a report from ZDNet: Cyberattackers have turned to search engine optimization (SEO) techniques to deploy malware payloads to as many victims as possible. According to Sophos, the so-called search engine "deoptimization" method includes.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News10 hr. 12 min. ago

NASA"s Perseverance Rover Sends Stunning Images of Mars

Since landing on Mars on February 18, NASA's Perseverance rover has sent back some amazing images from around its landing site, Jezero Crater, a 30-mile wide impact depression just north of the Red Planet's equator. BBC shares a selection of the pict.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News11 hr. 12 min. ago

Microsoft says a group of cyberattackers tied to China hit its Exchange email servers

Microsoft says that a sophisticated group of hackers linked to China has exploited its popular email service that allowed them to gain access to computers......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated News13 hr. 44 min. ago

Apple"s closed software ecosystem can be the perfect hiding spot for elite hackers

For years, Apple has touted the privacy and the security of its devices and explained through its marketing that it values those two features more than other tech companies. Lately, that has attracted legal fights with companies like Epic, which are.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News19 hr. 43 min. ago

Hackers Release a New Jailbreak Tool For Almost Every iPhone

An iPhone hacking team has released a new jailbreak tool for almost every iPhone, including the most recent models, by using the same vulnerability that Apple last month said was under active attack by hackers. TechCrunch reports: The Unc0ver team re.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News22 hr. 12 min. ago

Will audio-only apps change our use of social networks?

From Clubhouse to Twitter's Spaces, LJ Rich looks at the rise of a new type of social network......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Dish tries to disrupt SpaceX’s Starlink plans as companies fight at FCC

Dish is trying to "expropriate the 12 GHz band" for itself, SpaceX tells FCC. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | skegbydave) SpaceX and Dish Network are fighting at the Federal Communications Commission over Dish's attempt to block a key designat.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

Microsoft issues emergency patches for 4 exploited 0-days in Exchange

Attacks are limited for now but may ramp up as other hackers learn of them. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Microsoft is urging customers to install emergency patches as soon as possible to protect against highly skilled hackers who are activel.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

SpaceX slams Dish’s “baseless attempt” to block Starlink’s FCC funding

Dish is trying to "expropriate the 12 GHz band" for itself, SpaceX tells FCC. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | skegbydave) SpaceX and Dish Network are fighting at the Federal Communications Commission over Dish's attempt to block a key designat.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

Intel Told To Pay $2.18 Billion After Losing Texas Patent Trial

Intel was told to pay $2.18 billion after losing a patent-infringement trial over technology related to chip-making. From a report: Intel infringed two patents owned by closely held VLSI Technology, a federal jury in Waco, Texas, said. The jury found.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

Microsoft says China-backed hackers are exploiting Exchange zero-days

Microsoft is warning customers that a new China state-sponsored threat actor is exploiting four previously undisclosed security flaws in Exchange Server, an enterprise email product built by the software giant. The technology company said Tuesday tha.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

NASA"s Mars Perseverance rover uses the same CPU as Apple"s iMac from 1998

When the space agency’s Mars Perseverance rover touched down on the surface of the Red Planet last month, it did so with a modified PowerPC 750 processor on board. If you recall, that’s the same chip that came equipped in Apple’s iconic iMac G3.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021