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One Little Goat

One Little Goat

1 day ago   |   Tablet Magazine

When I was a child in Texas, my parents raised goats, which prowled the fencerows all day looking for weak spots, and escaped to forage poison ivy encroaching on the yard or...
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Huawei fixes MateBook software following backdoor threat

Huawei fixes MateBook software following backdoor threat

15 days ago   |   Tech Radar

Huawei has revealed that it patched a flaw in its MateBook laptops that could have been used by hackers or other third-parties to take control of a user's system. The software...
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Hackers publish details on critical Magento flaw

Hackers publish details on critical Magento flaw

21 days ago   |   Tech Radar

The Magento e-commerce platform could soon face a number of attacks after hackers publicly released code that exploits a critical vulnerability in its systems which could be...
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Severe Magento bug opens ~300k commerce sites to card-skimming attacks

Severe Magento bug opens ~300k commerce sites to card-skimming attacks

22 days ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge A critical vulnerability in the Magento e-commerce platform is putting as many as 300,000 commerce sites at risk of card-skimming infections until they install a...
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Encryption backdoors raise the likelihood of attack

22 days ago   |   Beta News

Countries with government-mandated encryption backdoors are more susceptible to nation-state attacks according to 73 percent of security professionals. A survey from machine...
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Check to see if your computer was targeted by the ASUS ShadowHammer malware

23 days ago   |   Beta News   |   2 articles

Yesterday we reported about a warning from Kaspersky that the ASUS Live Update Utility had been hacked to deliver ShadowHammer backdoor malware. ASUS has now released a patch...
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ASUS Releases Fix For Update Tool Malware Attack

ASUS Releases Fix For Update Tool Malware Attack

24 days ago   |   Ubergizmo

It was reported yesterday how hackers had managed to infiltrate countless ASUS systems by distributing a backdoored software update tool from the company's own servers. The...
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ASUS Live Update Utility hacked to deliver ShadowHammer backdoor malware to a million systems

24 days ago   |   Beta News   |   2 articles

Kaspersky Lab reports that the software update system used by ASUS was hijacked by hackers and used to deliver a backdoor-laden piece of malware to users. The company estimates...
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ASUS Update Servers Compromised, Used To Install Backdoors On Its Own Computers

ASUS Update Servers Compromised, Used To Install Backdoors On Its Own Computers

24 days ago   |   Ubergizmo

Usually, computer makers and developers advise their users to install updates and download apps from trusted sources, and it usually doesn't get more trusted than directly from...
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Hijacked ASUS software updates installed backdoor on at least 0.5 million PCs

Hijacked ASUS software updates installed backdoor on at least 0.5 million PCs

25 days ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge An attack on the update system for ASUS personal computers running Microsoft Windows allowed attackers to inject backdoor malware into thousands of computers...
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Apple Watch Series 4, band variety, and the history of gold

Apple Watch Series 4, band variety, and the history of gold

Apple Watch has a curvy history with the color gold and accompanying straps. The original 18K gold Apple Watch Edition paired with a range of straps before being discontinued... Read more ...

9to5Google Daily 256: Google's Pixel 3 refund game is over $9,000

9to5Google Daily 256: Google's Pixel 3 refund game is over $9,000

Listen to a recap of all the top 9to5Google stories of the day. 9to5Google Daily is available on Google Play , iTunes and Apple's Podcasts app , Stitcher , or through our... Read more ...

Today's Apps Gone Free: Home Budget Plan, iShrug and Pixel Boat Rush

Today's Apps Gone Free: Home Budget Plan, iShrug and Pixel Boat Rush

Plan for the future, show your emotions, and race customizable boats with todays collection of apps and games. All app prices are subject to change at any time and without... Read more ...

How to Listen to YouTube Music for Free on Your Google Home or Google...

How to Listen to YouTube Music for Free on Your Google Home or Google Assistant Speaker

In April 2019, Google announced the launch of a free, ad-supported version of its YouTube Music streaming service for use with Google Home and other smart speakers that feature... Read more ...

Facebook Stored Millions of Unencrypted Instagram Passwords

Facebook Stored Millions of Unencrypted Instagram Passwords

In March of this year, as you may recall, Facebook announced that it stored hundreds of millions of user passwords in plain text. At the time, Facebook said it would notify... Read more ...

Alphabet Scoop 050: Google Pixel 3a cometh, Nest Hub Max, Galaxy Fold folds

Alphabet Scoop 050: Google Pixel 3a cometh, Nest Hub Max, Galaxy Fold folds

This week we talk about more Google Pixel 3a and 3a XL which just got a street date, Nest Hub Max and some Google Home stuff and the Galaxy Fold's fold. Alphabet Scoop is... Read more ...

LG UltraFine 4K Display currently not sold on Apple․com, stock still...

LG UltraFine 4K Display currently not sold on Apple․com, stock still available elsewhere

Apple has today removed its online store listing for the 21.5-inch LG UltraFine 4K Display. This is the smaller and more affordable USB-C display option at $700 compared to the... Read more ...

AirPlay 2 support added to BoseSmart speakers and soundbars

AirPlay 2 support added to BoseSmart speakers and soundbars

Bose this week announced it is bringing AirPlay 2 functionality to its line of BoseSmart speakers. The company has posted an update on its support forums , first spotted by... Read more ...

Date night! What does Siri have planned for you? Just ask!

Date night! What does Siri have planned for you? Just ask!

Need a recommendation on a great new restaurant in town to have dinner at? Or wondering where that one restaurant is? Siri can help! Going out for the night is definitely fun... Read more ...

ProBeat: Samsung must delay the Galaxy Fold, or it will fail

ProBeat: Samsung must delay the Galaxy Fold, or it will fail

Samsung Galaxy Fold screens are failing for some reviewers. Samsung still plans to launch the foldable phone on April 26, but it should be delayed. Read more ...