New PC Manager app helps clean up files, but also pushes Edge
Authorities would literally be able to read, edit, or delete any information on your phone
Why it matters: "BlackLotus" is being offered on underground forums as an all-powerful firmware rootkit, capable of surviving any removal effort and bypassing the most advanced Windows protections. If actual malware samples can prove the offer is real, of course.
An experimental OS designed to be mathematically secure
Windows' built-in antivirus shines when using the cloud, doesn't without it
The new GPU significantly reduces the time required to obtain or recover user passwords
Ford says the upcoming Mustang will be "much more difficult" to tune, thanks to beefed up cybersecurity
Seventh generation of the iconic muscle car might not please aftermarket tuners
All Windows versions will be better protected against recurring login attempts
Why it matters: Hackers have a new attack vector they have been toying with over the last couple of years — drone penetration kits. Drones have become much more capable in the last several years, making them a viable option for covertly placing intrusion equipment near a network. Once just a field of theoretical security research, now hacking drones are being found in the wild.
Forward-looking: Windows 7 will exit extended support very soon, but "micropatches" offered by 0patch are ready to take Microsoft's place in keeping the old operating systems safe and sound against Internet threats. At least for the most dangerous flaws discovered in modern Windows versions.
Your VPN may not be protecting you entirely
Android and Chrome step up their support for the FIDO Alliance
TL;DR: Microsoft released a new series of patches designed to fix bugs in Windows and other popular software products. The most significant updates remedy a couple of zero-day flaws, but the two Exchange bugs discovered in recent weeks are still a danger for mail servers worldwide.
In context: The KillNet crew has brought down the websites of some of the busiest airports in the world. Several US-based terminals experienced online issues, while the increased activity by the pro-Russian hackers could bring the world into a proper cyber-war against the Kremlin.
The scam would have you believe Russia sends cosmonauts up, then charges them to come home
How to activate it on private systems and professional networks
It could've exposed some security vulnerabilities
Pavel Durov warns, "stay away from WhatsApp"
The big picture: The leading companies in the robotics industry want to dissuade people of turning harmless machines into weapons with killing intents. General-purpose robots equipped with powerful firearms could spell doom for the very future of the industry, they say.
Names, email addresses, console IDs, and gamertags were all accessed
Companies fear data leakage, but experts say wiping data is safe
Protecting citizens from ever-growing AI
Joe Sullivan faces eight years behind bars
Companies still struggle to fight DDoS attacks