Slashdot 2021-07-24 16:34:00

Threatpost reports on "another vast software supply-chain attack" that was "found lurking in the npm open-source code repository...a credentials-stealing code bomb" that used the password-recovery tools in Google's Chrome web browser. Researchers caught the malware filching credentials from Chrome on Windows systems. The password-stealer is multifunctional: It also listens for incoming commands from the attacker's command-and-control (C2) server … [Read more...]

Google just released a new feature to fight annoying Google Drive spam

Bad actors on the internet are constantly finding new ways to send us spam. The emails, the phone calls, the texts -- it's impossible to avoid spam. If it can be used to communicate with others, someone will use it to spam you. One of the most obscure methods of spam is Google Drive spam, and although it isn't quite as irritating as many other forms of spam, it has been enough of a problem that Google felt the need to address it back in … [Read more...]

Repairable, Modular Framework Laptop Begins Shipping

"Are you old enough to remember when laptops had removable batteries?" asks CNET. "Frustrated by mainstream laptops with memory soldered to the motherboard and therefore not upgradable?" "The 13.5-inch Framework Laptop taps into that nostalgia, addressing one of the biggest drawbacks in modern laptops as part of the right-to-repair movement. It was designed from the ground up to be as customizable, upgradable and repairable as technologically … [Read more...]

Iconic Japanese Videogame Music Incorporated Into Olympic Opening Ceremony

"Fans of Japanese video games couldn't believe their ears as Olympic athletes paraded into Tokyo's National Stadium during the opening ceremony for the 2020 Games on Friday..." reports the Huffington Post. During the Parade of Nations section of the ceremony, "The orchestra was playing tunes from some of their favorite games." In a celebration of Japanese popular culture that is appreciated worldwide, the entry parade was set to tunes from games … [Read more...]

A huge ‘Game of Thrones’ star just confirmed she’s joining the MCU

The Mother of Dragons has a major new project lined up. Emilia Clarke, who of course rocketed to fame as Daenerys Targaryen on HBO's Game of Thrones, has confirmed she's set to star in Marvel's upcoming Secret Invasion series, which will air on Disney+. Beyond that, though, don't ask her too many other questions about what her role or the new show will entail. She is ... let's just say, a little nervous about the attendant secrecy that comes with … [Read more...]

Apple Watch Series 7: All there is to know about Apple’s next watch

The Apple Watch has completely changed the wearable world. Sure, there were smartwatches before the Apple Watch, but none as impactful, influential, and well-implemented. The Apple Watch Series 6 was Apple’s best effort yet. Rumors indicate that Apple will take things to the next level with the Apple Watch Series 7. Traditionally, Apple launched a redesign for its iPhone and Apple Watch every three years. For the Apple Watch, this is the year. As … [Read more...]