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Pentester pops open Tesla Model 3 using low-cost Bluetooth module

Tue, 2022-05-17 16:30
Anything that uses proximity-based BLE is vulnerable, claim researchers

Tesla Model 3 and Y owners, beware: the passive entry feature on your vehicle could potentially be fooled by a new form of relay attack.…

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Google assuring open source code to secure software supply chains

Tue, 2022-05-17 16:00
Java and Python packages are the first on the list

Google has a plan — and a new product plus a partnership with developer-focused security shop Snyk — that attempts to make it easier for enterprises to secure their open source software dependencies.…

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Rocket Lab is taking NASA's CAPSTONE to the Moon

Tue, 2022-05-17 15:27
Mission to lunar orbit is further than any Photon satellite bus has gone before

Rocket Lab has taken delivery of NASA's CAPSTONE spacecraft at its New Zealand launch pad ahead of a mission to the Moon.…

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Alibaba Cloud adds third datacenter in Germany

Tue, 2022-05-17 14:46
More Euro-presence than any other Chinese company, but still nowhere near Google or AWS

Alibaba has pulled ahead of its Chinese rivals in Europe with the opening of a third datacenter in Germany.…

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Hardening in the enterprise: SUSE releases Rancher 2.6.5 and NeuVector 5.0

Tue, 2022-05-17 14:12
Still a 'nimble idea factory' under the gaze of the Chameleon

Kubecon SUSE acquisition Rancher is growing up, with a decidedly enterprise-friendly 2.6.5 release and version 5.0 of NeuVector.…

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Inkscape adds multi-page support with v1.2 update

Tue, 2022-05-17 13:30
Pain points plugged in open-source vector art package

Open-source vector drawing package Inkscape has resolved at least one user pain point with v1.2 – multiple-page documents.…

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Percona launches management system aimed at open-source databases

Tue, 2022-05-17 13:01
PostgreSQL, MongoDB, MySQL tools for overly busy DBAs, less experienced devs

Percona Live Open-source database services biz Percona has confirmed general availability of a database management platform initially targeted at PostgreSQL, MySQL, and MongoDB.…

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Intel shareholders revolt against Pat Gelsinger's pay package

Tue, 2022-05-17 11:49
Investors want to link compensation to performance, but boss's manufacturing plan will dent bottom line

Intel shareholders voted to reject the compensation packages for the chipmaker's top execs, according to regulatory documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), although the vote was non-binding on the company.…

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Turing Pi 2 crowdfunding goal smashed within a day

Tue, 2022-05-17 11:04
Go host yourself with a tiny Arm cluster in a box for $219

The Turing Pi 2 crowdfunding campaign has soared passed its $64,000 goal in single a day, currently standing at $1,027,428 with more than 3,400 backers.…

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Tech pros warn EU 'data adequacy' at risk if Brexit Britain goes its own way

Tue, 2022-05-17 10:10
Show us that benefits outweigh the cost, BCS challenges government

BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, has warned that proposed changes to Britain's data protection rules must not put the flow of data between the EU and the UK at risk.…

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Arm, Microsoft at pains to say this CPU arch can be trusted with real server work

Tue, 2022-05-17 09:24
It should just run like x86, pair basically stress

Arm is this week celebrating passing a few of its own self-set milestones in its long quest to compete against x86 stalwarts Intel and AMD in the server processor space.…

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The sad state of Linux desktop diversity: 21 environments, just 2 designs

Tue, 2022-05-17 08:30
You look like Windows, and you look like Windows and you look like Windows ...

Analysis As a mainstream desktop OS, Linux is doing better than ever. The Year of Linux on the Desktop came some time ago, and it's ChromeOS (Chromebooks were outselling Macs until recently). But there's a problem – there is almost no diversity of design.…

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Facebook rated least safe e-commerce option in government rankings

Tue, 2022-05-17 07:55
Singapore's safety scheme measures scam-combatting capability

A newly implemented e-commerce rating system in the city-state of Singapore has rated Facebook's Marketplace as the least trustworthy e-commerce platform, behind Amazon and its Alibaba-owned Asian analogue Lazada.…

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Europe moves closer to stricter cybersecurity standards, reporting regs

Tue, 2022-05-17 07:26
More types of biz fall under expanded rules – and fines for those who fall short

Europe has moved closer toward new cybersecurity standards and reporting rules following a provisional network and information systems agreement dubbed NIS2 by the European Council and Parliament. …

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Telcos fear Big Tech will bleed them until they can’t afford network builds

Tue, 2022-05-17 06:58
The GSMA would say that, yet Big Tech is making it harder for carriers to turn a quid

Telcos risk missing out on revenue needed to fund new networks, despite demand for their services soaring – and Big Tech is to blame.…

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Venezuelan cardiologist charged with designing and selling ransomware

Tue, 2022-05-17 05:15
If his surgery was as bad as his opsec, this chap has caused a lot of trouble

The US Attorney’s Office has charged a 55-year-old cardiologist with creating and selling ransomware and profiting from revenue-share agreements with criminals who deployed his product.…

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China reveals its top five sources of online fraud

Tue, 2022-05-17 03:31
'Brushing' tops the list, as quantity of forbidden content continue to rise

China’s Ministry of Public Security has revealed the five most prevalent types of fraud perpetrated online or by phone.…

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Oracle really does owe HPE $3b after Supreme Court snub

Tue, 2022-05-17 01:54
Appeal petition as doomed as the Itanic chips at the heart of decade-long drama

The US Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear Oracle's appeal to overturn a ruling ordering the IT giant to pay $3 billion in damages for violating a decades-old contract agreement.…

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Infusion of $3.5bn not enough to revive Terra's 'stablecoin'

Tue, 2022-05-17 01:06
Estimated $42bn vanished with collapse of UST, Luna – we explain what all this means

TerraUSD, a so-called "stablecoin," has seen its value drop from $1 apiece a week ago to about $0.09 on Monday, demonstrating not all that much stability.…

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DigitalOcean tries to take sting out of price hike with $4 VM

Tue, 2022-05-17 00:37
Cloud biz says it is reacting to customer mix largely shifting from lone devs to SMEs

DigitalOcean attempted to lessen the sting of higher prices this week by announcing a cut-rate instance aimed at developers and hobbyists.…

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