FINAL FANTASY XV WINDOWS EDITION Release Date and System Requirements Revealed; Benchmark Coming Soon

FINAL FANTASY XV WINDOWS EDITION Benchmark Coming Download a PC benchmark on February 1st, which you can capture NVIDIA Ansel screenshots from, and check out system requirements, 60 FPS GPU recommendations, and info on the game’s pricing and release date. Programováno od Hledejte NEJLEVNĚJI na HEURÉCE

New Year, New Account Fraud: Identity Theft May Be Holding Back Your Customer Experience Resolutions

The beginning of a new year is a great time to resolve to improve your customer experience. One of the best places to start is the new account creation process. Financial institutions can spend hundreds, even thousands of dollars per new customer acquisition. Yet too often, potential customers abandon the online account creation process because […]

The Canadian Who Allegedly Spammed Twitch Into Oblivion Got a Criminal Charge

Streaming giant Twitch went on the hunt in Canada last year for an unidentified man who clogged the service with hateful spam messages. Now they’ve allegedly got their man: Brandan Lukus Apple, who resides in the province of British Columbia. In 2017, spam messages sent using a service called ChatSurge flooded more than 1,000 Twitch […]

Hey, Hawaii: The Telecom Industry Lobbied Against Testing for Emergency Alert System

“BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL,” read an emergency push alert sent to the cell phones of people in Hawaii Saturday. It wasn’t a drill, but it was a mistake. Moments after the alert was issued, the Hawaii Emergency Management System tweeted that there was “NO missile […]

Intel’s Response to Chip Meltdown Deepens Rift With Microsoft

Intel cautioned against going too far with software techniques to fix the vulnerabilities, implying slowdowns might be the fault of overzealous coders. It praised Google’s fix while withholding any recommendation for Microsoft’s approach. Programováno od Hledejte NEJLEVNĚJI na HEURÉCE

Don’t Leave Your Keys in the Ignition — Safeguard High-Value Data With Privileged Access Management

User access credentials are prime targets for cyberthieves. Phishing and other social engineering attacks are all about obtaining access, and the advice you read about strong passwords and two-factor authentication is all about preventing bad actors from gaining access to your organization’s network. But all user access is not created equal. What attackers really want […]

How Russia Says It Swatted Down a Drone Swarm in Syria

On the night of January 5, a swarm of explosives-laden small drones, apparently controlled by Syrian rebels, attacked two Russian bases in western Syria, the Kremlin confirmed on Thursday. Authorities claim that Russian defenses destroyed or disabled all of the drones before they inflicted any damage on the bases. But the threat from small, cheap, […]

Facebook Is Deprioritizing Our Stories. Good.

Thursday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told the New York Times that the social network will revamp its news feed to emphasize “meaningful interaction” between friends and family. As a result, the news feed will significantly decrease the number of posts you’ll see from news outlets such as Motherboard. Good. This move has been long-rumored, and […]

Apple’s iCloud in China Set to Move to State-Controlled Data Center

In order to comply with a recently enacted Chinese law, Apple will begin migrating China-based iCloud accounts to its new Chinese data center next month. The facility is operated by Guizhou-Cloud BIg Data, which is supervised by Guizhou State government. Programováno od Hledejte NEJLEVNĚJI na HEURÉCE

Identifying Named Pipe Impersonation and Other Malicious Privilege Escalation Techniques

Privilege escalation is one of the key components of any attack that involves penetrating a system. If threat actors have limited access due to a current user’s privilege levels, they will naturally aim to escalate their privileges before expanding the scope of the attack. How can security professionals detect malicious escalation techniques before adversaries get […]

This Physicist Turned Time Crystals From a Theoretical Oddity to an Odd Reality

Look, I’m going to give it to you straight: time crystals are confusing as hell. They’re a new phase of matter that basically extends the rigid, periodic structure of crystals into the fourth dimension—time. Unlike normal crystals, you can’t hold a time crystal in your hand. Instead, they require a complex laboratory set up that […]

House Fails to Protect Americans from Unconstitutional NSA Surveillance

The House of Representatives cast a deeply disappointing vote today to extend NSA spying powers for the next six years by a 256-164 margin. In a related vote, the House also failed to adopt meaningful reforms on how the government sweeps up large swaths of data that predictably include Americans’ communications.                                                                  Because of these votes, […]

Don’t Get Scared — Get Back in Operation With the Right Incident Response Strategy

Incident response (IR) is a significant challenge because organizations are often shellshocked when faced with a cyberattack. IR teams may have the right skills to react to and resolve security events, but a lack of preparation can exacerbate the problem at hand. To carry our their missions quickly and completely, IR teams need unfettered access […]

FBI Hacker Says Apple Are ‚Jerks‘ and ‚Evil Geniuses‘ for Encrypting iPhones

Ever since Apple made encryption default on the iPhone, the FBI has been waging a war against encryption, complaining that cryptography so strong the company itself can’t break it makes it harder to catch criminals and terrorists. On Wednesday, at the the International Conference on Cyber Security in Manhattan, FBI forensic expert Stephen Flatley lashed […]

Jeff Bezos Should Give Me Some Money

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos might be the poor man’s Elon Musk, but he’s also the richest person on the planet. According to the Bloomberg billionaire tracker, which is its own little slice of wealth-worshiping dystopia, Bezos’ net worth just topped $106 billion. The vast majority of his wealth is in Amazon shares, CNN noted, and […]

Study Finds Women and Minorities in STEM Are Discriminated Against, to the Shock of No One

Women and racial minorities face extreme levels of discrimination in science and technology fields, according to a nationwide study by Pew Research Center, a nonpartisan think tank. The report, which was released today, implies that highly-publicized diversity efforts—at technology companies, for instance—aren’t measurably combating systemic oppression in the workplace. In STEM (science, technology, engineering, and […]

New Supercomputer to Extend NOAA’s Weather Predictions by Six Days

The administration says two new Dell systems being added to existing IBM and Cray clusters in Virginia and Florida data centers will boost its compute power by one third and storage by 60 percent, extending its visibility into future weather from 10 to 16 days. Programováno od Hledejte NEJLEVNĚJI na HEURÉCE

Five Epic Fails in Data Security: Do You Know How to Avoid Them?

Data security is on everyone’s mind these days, and for good reason. The number of successful data breaches is growing thanks to the increased attack surfaces created by more complex IT environments, widespread adoption of cloud services and the increasingly sophisticated nature of cybercriminals. One part of this story that has remained consistent over the […]