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To encrypt or to destroy? Ransomware affiliates plan to try the latter

Ransomware gangs are planning on trying out a new tactic, and it involves the destruction of the victims’ data. Targeting the data Researchers from Symantec, Cyderes and Stairwell have recently analyzed a new version of the Exmatter data exfilt.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecuritySep 26th, 2022

Local air regulators say it"s impossible to meet smog standards without federal help

Southern California air regulators have approved a sweeping plan to reduce pollution in the nation's smoggiest region within the next two decades, but say they cannot meet national air quality standards without federal action......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 6 min. ago

Meta, Amazon, Twitter layoffs: "Tech layoffs won"t destroy American dreams of Indians’

Surbhi Gupta, who was laid off in the US, on the uncertainties she and other visa holders are dealing with......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsDec 5th, 2022

Meta, Amazon, Twitter layoffs: "Tech layoffs will not destroy our American dreams"

Surbhi Gupta, who was laid off in the US, on the uncertainties she and other visa holders are dealing with......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsDec 5th, 2022

EV maker Rivian a year on: big losses but staying the course

EV startup Rivian is burning through billions of dollars in cash as it ramps up production of its consumer and commercial vehicles, but it has solid product and a business plan, analysts say......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsDec 5th, 2022

Apple tells suppliers to plan for shift of manufacturing out of China

Apple is working to speed up its shift of part of its supply chain out of China, with supply chain partners warned to plan for increases in assembly in India and Vietnam.A Foxconn facilityChina is Apple's choice for production when it comes to many o.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2022

Never-before-seen malware is nuking data in Russia’s courts and mayors’ offices

CryWiper masquerades as ransomware, but its real purpose is to permanently destroy data. Enlarge Mayors' offices and courts in Russia are under attack by never-before-seen malware that poses as ransomware but is actuall.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2022

EPA proposes revamp of biofuel program to include EVs

The EPA plan would introduce a pathway for EV makers to generate credits. That would recognize the possibility that EVs could be charged using power from the grid generated by biofuels like landfill or agricultural methane......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2022

Paramount Plus deal has been extended, save 50% on the annual plan

The Black Friday Paramount Plus deal has been extended due to high demand, knocking half off the annual plan for new and returning subscribers.This Paramount Plus deal offers 50% off annual planOriginally set to expire over the Black Friday weekend,.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsDec 1st, 2022

This free service just hit a huge website security milestone

A major milestone has been reached in website security thanks to free certificates provided by a little-known non-profit organization called Let's Encrypt......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsNov 30th, 2022

VW-backed Northvolt may delay German battery plant for U.S. push

Surging energy costs are threatening to delay a plan to build the Northvolt plant in Germany as the company mulls taking advantage of big incentives offered under a U.S. climate and tax law to expand in the market......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsNov 29th, 2022

Hyundai teams with SK to make batteries for U.S.-built EVs

The deal will “secure supply of EV batteries in North America” as the carmaker embarks on a plan to sell 3.23 million a year EVs globally by 2030......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsNov 29th, 2022

Online Safety Bill: Plan to make big tech remove harmful content axed

Minister denies weakening the Online Safety Bill after dropping the "legal but harmful" material measures......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsNov 29th, 2022

Plan to make big tech remove harmful content axed

Minister denies weakening the Online Safety Bill after dropping the "legal but harmful" material measures......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsNov 29th, 2022

Opinion: Tackling climate change will require reforming the World Bank and IMF. Here are two options

A global transition to a low-carbon economy will require investments of at least US$4 trillion a year (£3.4 trillion) according to the implementation plan agreed at COP27 UN climate change summit in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt. Delivering this funding wi.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 28th, 2022

James Webb Space Telescope uncovers chemical secrets of distant world—paving the way for studying Earth-like planets

Since the first planet orbiting a star other than the sun was discovered in 1995, we have realized that planets and planetary systems are more diverse than we ever imagined. Such distant worlds—exoplanets—give us the opportunity to study how plan.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 27th, 2022

Global wildlife summit approves shark protections

Delegates at a global summit on trade in endangered species on Friday approved a plan to protect 54 more shark species, a move that could drastically reduce the lucrative and cruel shark fin trade......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsNov 25th, 2022

Exploring how totipotency pioneer factor Nr5a2 activates the genome in zygotes

Fertilization of an egg by sperm is the beginning of new life. The maternal and paternal genetic information, that collectively store the body plan of the living being, are combined after fertilization......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsNov 25th, 2022

Twitter relaunching Verified, with manual authentication checks

Elon Musk says Twitter will tentatively bring back a series of color-coded "Verified" marks, complete with manual checking of applicants.Elon Musk's plan to just give a blue "Verified" check mark icon to any Twitter user willing to pay, went as badly.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsNov 25th, 2022

Ottawa rolls out CAN$1.6 bn plan to adapt to climate change

The Canadian government on Thursday unveiled a CAN$1.6 billion (US$1.2 billion) plan to help the country deal with the looming dangers of a warming world, such as floods, wildfires and extreme heat......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 25th, 2022

EU nations advance EUR43 billion plan to become semiconductor hub

European Union nations agreed to pursue a EUR43 billion ($44.4 billion) plan to jump-start the bloc's semiconductor production, clearing a key hurdle in its plan to bolster the high-tech industry......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsNov 24th, 2022