New Group of Hackers Targeting Businesses with Financially Motivated Cyber Attacks

Security researchers have tracked down activities of a new group of financially-motivated hackers that are targeting several businesses and organizations in Germany, Italy, and the United States in an attempt to infect them with backdoor, banking Trojan, or ransomware malware. Though the new malware campaigns are not customized for each organization, the threat actors appear…

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OpenJDK repo migration to GitHub gains steam

The effort to move the development of open source Java to GitHub is gathering steam, with the arrival of a formal proposal to migrate single-repository OpenJDK projects to the popular code-hosting platform. The plan, formalized as part of the OpenJDK Java enhancement proposal process, would move Java’s Git repos to GitHub in concert with another…

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Google Stadia Team Unveils Claw Grip for Pixel Phones, Reveals Content and Compatibility Details

Google Stadia will launch on November 19, and ahead of its debut, Google’s team is in full steam clarifying all the prerequisites and compatibility details for its cloud-based game streaming service. Prior to Stadia’s debut, Google has unveiled a grip for Pixel phones and the Stadia controller called Claw. Google has also revealed controller compatibility…

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The Sims 4 Goes Back to School With Discover University, Available November 15 On PC and Mac

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Class is in session! Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) and Maxis™ today announced that The Sims™ 4 Discover University Expansion Pack* is coming to PC and Mac on November 15, 2019 and on PlayStation®4 and Xbox One on December 17, 2019. The highly anticipated expansion pack introduces a new chapter for Sims…

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Don’t kludge serverless cloud applications

It’s a funny business. Once we remove some core steps from application development (such as having to provision cloud resources like storage and compute) developers take this freedom to an illogical yet understandable conclusion. In some cases, planning and design is being tossed out the window. Why? Considering that serverless is self-provisioning, and applications can…

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New ZombieLoad v2 Attack Affects Intel’s Latest Cascade Lake CPUs

Zombieload is back. This time a new variant (v2) of the data-leaking side-channel vulnerability also affects the most recent Intel CPUs, including the latest Cascade Lake, which are otherwise resistant against attacks like Meltdown, Foreshadow and other MDS variants (RIDL and Fallout). Initially discovered in May this year, ZombieLoad is one of the three novel…

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