Numerous orgs hacked after installing weaponized open source apps


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Hackers backed by the North Korean federal government are weaponizing nicely-acknowledged pieces of open resource application in an ongoing marketing campaign that has now succeeded in compromising “a lot of” companies in the media, protection and aerospace, and IT companies industries, Microsoft explained on Thursday.

ZINC—Microsoft’s identify for a menace actor group also known as Lazarus, which is most effective regarded for conducting the devastating 2014 compromise of Sony Pics Entertainment—has been lacing PuTTY and other authentic open resource applications with highly encrypted code that eventually installs espionage malware.

The hackers then pose as job recruiters and link

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Google+ to Inbox: A look at all the services, apps that Google killed over the years


For a long time now, Google has been almost ruling the net. The Mountain Watch-based tech giant has worked on thousands of solutions and expert services, revolutionising and inspiring other organizations to innovate. It has many crucial products with billions of consumers. But that does not indicate that each product or service designed at Google turns out to be a strike. And with Google now winding down its cloud gaming services Stadia just three a long time following launch, listed here we will just take a glance at some of the most popular goods and products and services Google has   Read more

Dating Apps Thrive in China, but Not Just for Romance


When Qu Tongzhou, a pictures assistant in Shanghai, established out on a extensive-awaited excursion to western China in June, she located the metropolitan areas she frequented to be unwelcoming. As an aftereffect of the country’s “zero-Covid” procedures, locals ended up leery of travelers, and some motels refused Ms. Qu, fearing she could introduce the virus.

So Ms. Qu turned to Tantan and Jimu, two preferred Chinese courting apps with Tinder-like capabilities. She was knowledgeable of the dangers associated in meeting strangers, but the applications yielded a wellspring of new buddies, together with a biotech entrepreneur in the city of Lanzhou,

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Web apps offer a way in for cyberattacks in health care computer networks


HHS calls for added security in latest threat brief on apps such as patient portals, telehealth.

Web applications such as patient portals, telehealth services and online pharmacies can become openings for computer network attacks against physicians and health systems, according to federal experts.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued the warnings and potential security upgrades in its latest threat brief, “Web Application Attacks in Healthcare.” HHS offers guidance through its Office of Information Security and the Health Sector Cybersecurity Coordination Center (HC3).

“Even though there are a variety of web application attacks, there are also processes,

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Software grab bag: Six post-processing apps that can help you now


What are some software post-processing apps that can help you now? I’ll list a few of the ones I find the most useful. Hopefully they can help you too!

Perspective Efex

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Perspective Efex in action, straightening a church.

DxO’s Perspective Efex is part of the fantastic Nik Collection. The collection includes very useful items like Detail, Super Contrast, Tonal Contrast, Viveza, and the gold standard of black and white conversion, Silver Efex Pro. 

This program also allows you to correct geometric distortion easily. It does so either automatically or manually in an intuitive, powerful, and quick manner. 

Furthermore, it has

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Microsoft rethinks rules on open source software apps in its Microsoft Store


Microsoft has revised the wording of its Microsoft Store policies after fears the previous wording would ban open source software developers from making profits from their apps on the store. 

Giorgio Sardo, general manager (GM) in the Experiences and Devices group at Microsoft and GM for the Microsoft Store, announced the changes today via Twitter concerning sections 10.8.7 and 11.2 of the Store policy document. These sections regard how much developers charge for apps and the copyright infringement reporting to Microsoft, respectively. 

The new wording for section 10.8.7 says: “In cases where you determine the pricing for your

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