March 1, 2021

Intel reworks its malware scanner to speed up its processors

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By Rachel England From engadget Turns out integrated GPUs have their uses. Since the full impact of Spectre and Meltdown became clear earlier this year, Intel has been making a big effort to reassure its customers that security is its top priority. To that end, the company has announced Intel Threat Detection Technology (TDT), which […]

Cryptomining supply chain attack hits Government websites

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From Wordfence In the past 24 hours, Security researcher Scott Helme discovered that a third party accessibility plugin called ‘Browsealoud’ had their servers compromised. The plugin relies on a website including Javascript in their content in order to work. This compromise resulted in over 4,000 websites serving up cryptomining malware. The malware uses site visitor […]

Oh great, even Chrome extensions are mining cryptocurrency now

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By Chris Mills From BGR Unregulated crypto-currencies have soared in value this past year, making a few millionaires and worrying a few hedge fund managers in the process. But crypto-currencies have also been great news for hackers and unscrupulous investors, who can use them for nefarious tricks. One up-and-coming form of malware is called “crypto-jacking,” […]

The Apple throttling scandal, explained

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By Paulo Santos From Seeking Alpha Recent reports indicate Apple is throttling old devices. There is a reasonable reason for Apple doing this. However, Apple will still have a large liability from it. This idea was discussed in more depth with members of my private investing community, Idea Generator. As many have probably noticed, in […]