Feb 22, 2023Ravie LakshmananEndpoint Security / Software Update Apple has revised the security advisories it released last month to include three new vulnerabilities impacting iOS, iPadOS, and macOS. The first flaw is a race condition in the Crash Reporter component (CVE-2023-23520) that could enable a malicious actor to read arbitrary files as root. The iPhone
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WhatsApp is arguably the world’s most popular messaging service, and the Meta-owned messaging service also offers a version of the app for businesses that supports basic automated responses. On the other hand, ChatGPT, the wildly popular chatbot from San Francisco startup OpenAI has seen users cross the 100 million mark in record time. While there
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Microsoft President Brad Smith on Tuesday will seek to convince EU antitrust regulators at a closed hearing that the US software giant’s $69 billion (nearly Rs. 5,71,800 crore) bid for Call of Duty maker Activision Blizzard will boost competition. Smith will lead a delegation of 18 senior executives, including Microsoft Gaming Chief Executive Officer Phil Spencer, while
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday expressed hope that digital transactions will soon surpass cash, as Unified Payments Interface (UPI) is increasingly becoming the most preferred payment mechanism in the country. Modi after the launch of the cross-border connectivity between the UPI and PayNow of Singapore said about 74 billion transactions amounting to more than Rs. 1,26,00,000 crore, which is
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Feb 21, 2023Ravie LakshmananSocial Engineering / Cryptocurrency Popular cryptocurrency exchange platform Coinbase disclosed that it experienced a cybersecurity attack that targeted its employees. The company said its “cyber controls prevented the attacker from gaining direct system access and prevented any loss of funds or compromise of customer information.” The incident, which took place on February
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Feb 20, 2023Ravie LakshmananThreat Analysis / Cyber Attack Russia’s cyber attacks against Ukraine surged by 250% in 2022 when compared to two years ago, Google’s Threat Analysis Group (TAG) and Mandiant disclosed in a new joint report. The targeting, which coincided and has since persisted following the country’s military invasion of Ukraine in February 2022,
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