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7*7 = a simple equation for taking total control of multiple VMware-powered clouds

Ethical hackers detail how they popped vCloud Director, the tool Virtzilla offers to service providers hosting pods of private clouds Ethical hacking firm Citadelo has explained a bug it discovered which allowed complete takeover of multiple VMware-powered clouds.…
Tags: Software, Citadelo

Tell us all about the lessons you learned during lockdown – we want to understand the challenges you faced

Do you have automation and self-service capabilities in place that aren’t being used? Reader survey While debates continue over how best to lift the coronavirus lockdowns and regain some semblance of normality, IT teams are still very much dealing with the impact of the pandemic.…
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Had a bad weekend? Probably, if you're a Sectigo customer, after root cert expires and online chaos ensues

Web sites and services tied to older versions of OpenSSL and GnuTLS have been dropping like flies On Saturday, at 10:48 UTC, Sectigo's AddTrust legacy root certificate expired, causing a bit of weekend havoc for thousands of websites and services that rely on it for making a secure TLS/SSL connection.…
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Mozilla cautions India's national open digital plan is 'open-washing'

Internet Society also weighs in with worries about vague definition of 'open' Mozilla has cautioned that the Indian government's plan to develop a national GovTech framework risks "open-washing".…
Tags: India, Software, Mozilla, Internet Society

Fujitsu unveils new laptops ‘optimized for remote work' – erm, isn't that what laptops have always been for?

Maybe hitting Intel's year-old Project Athena spec counts? Fujitsu’s PC unit has announced a new range of laptops it says are "optimized for remote work".…
Tags: Intel, Software, Fujitsu, Athena

Dynamic slides generated on the fly

Version 2.3.16 of the SlideMagic presentation app went up last night (download it here for either Mac or Windows). The major new feature in this release is the dynamic generation of slides (at least, the first steps).There are different types of template search queries entered on the SlideMagic server. People look for a specific framework (e.g., ‘BCG matrix’), a specific layout (‘3 bullet points’), but then there is a whole lot of more descriptive queries to are a better match for an image searc...
Tags: Software, Speaking, SlideMagic

As the US maybe gets serious about coronavirus-tracking apps, Congress wakes up to the privacy risks

Just what will happen to all that tasty location and contact data? A bi-partisan group of US senators are preparing a new bill that would ensure privacy protections in coronavirus tracking apps, as legislative interest grows in what contact-tracing will entail.…
Tags: Congress, US, Software

Watch an oblivious Tesla Model 3 smash into an overturned truck on a highway 'while under Autopilot'

Driver braked but it was too late Video A Tesla Model 3 plowed straight into the side of an overturned truck lying across a highway in Taiwan, sparking fears the driver trusted the car's Autopilot a little too much.…
Tags: Taiwan, Software

Get rich quick! Work from home! Earn $100,000 easy – just find a critical flaw in Apple's sign-in system

Yeah, we know 'just' is doing a lot of hard work, we're being flippant Security researcher Bhavuk Jain has landed a $100,000 payday after he reported a critical flaw in Apple’s sign-in system that could be exploited to access countless accounts on sites from Dropbox and Spotify to Airbnb.…
Tags: Apple, Spotify, Software, Airbnb, Bhavuk Jain

As anti-brutality protests fill streets of American cities, netizens cram police app with K-Pop, airwaves with NWA

And, oh look, Anonymous returns. Completely forgot all about them As US cities saw cops fly off the handle at those protesting police brutality and systemic racism over the weekend, drama inevitably spilled into the electronic world, although in unusual ways.…
Tags: US, Software, Nwa

Publishers sue to shut down books-for-all Internet Archive for 'willful digital piracy on an industrial scale'

Copyright infringement claim 'not in anyone’s interest' responds org Several of the world’s largest publishers have sued the Internet Archive for its “emergency library” of 1.3 million books, claiming the organization is engaging in “willful digital piracy on an industrial scale.”…
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Blight the power: Jamming attack cripples wireless signals using clever reflective technology

Intelligent Reflecting Surfaces – other IRS that can ruin your day Wireless networking researchers have proposed a way to jam wireless signals without power.…
Tags: Software, Irs

Fake Voice 7.062

Changes voice to Male/Female/Young/old/teen
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Microsoft hogs limelight at virtual Docker event as friends with benefits get even cosier

Integration with Azure suits both sides Microsoft was prominent at the virtual Dockercon event last week as the companies extended their agreement to work together on integration between Docker and the Azure cloud.…
Tags: Microsoft, Software

Another attempt at a Big Brand Killer: Oppo daddy BBK hits global smartphone market with Vivo X50 series

Chinese giant slips out superslim - 7.49mm - flagship and pals Chinese smartphone brand Vivo - one of several from the BBK stable - has lifted the lid on its latest flagship phones, whose gimmick is that they are super-slim, although the focus is on photography.…
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REvil ransomware gang publishes 'Elexon staff's passports' after UK electrical middleman shrugs off attack

Cybercrooks take revenge after planned heist failed The REvil/Sodinokibi ransomware gang has just published what it claimed were files stolen from UK power grid middleman Elexon.…
Tags: UK, Software, Elexon

Privacy activists prep legal challenge against UK plan to keep coronavirus contact-tracing data for two decades

It's too long a retention period, say digital rights campaigners Privacy rights campaigners are to legally challenge the British government's decision to retain for two decades the data of people that test positive for COVID-19 under the test-and-trace system.…
Tags: UK, Software

MS Developer Studio AddIn 1.0.4633

Adds some useful features to Developer Studio
Tags: Software, MS Developer Studio AddIn

Color Picker Pro Free 2.1.66

Pick pixel colors anywhere on your screen!
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AppGet 'really helped us,' Microsoft says, but offers no apology to dev for killing open-source package manager

Windows bod acknowledges project's influence on WinGet Microsoft's Andrew Clinick, a group program manager in the Windows team who is involved with the development of the WinGet package manager, has tried to make good with the open-source community by publishing an acknowledgement of what was borrowed from the existing AppGet project.…
Tags: Microsoft, Software, WinGet Microsoft, Andrew Clinick

Nice wallpaper you've got there. It would be a shame if it bricked your phone

But that's exactly what will happen if you decorate Androids with pretty mountain scene A picturesque Android wallpaper image is exhibiting some unwelcome side effects on most Android phones, effectively "soft-bricking" them until the user manages to perform a factory reset.…
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BCGControlBar Professional Edition 30.5

MFC extension library for customizable GUI
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Not the Wright stuff: Bitcoin 'inventor' loses bid to sue YouTuber who called him a liar

Too bad, Craig. Now, about those court costs? A self-described "blockchain expert" claiming to be the inventor of Bitcoin has had his attempt to sue a YouTuber, who made a video rubbishing that claim, laughed out of the UK High Court.…
Tags: UK, Software, Bitcoin, Youtuber, Wright

Beware, space Chuck Norris inside: Wacky flight rules for Chris Cassidy's first mission unearthed as Navy SEAL greets Dragon crew

Also: Rocket Lab reschedules, ESA probe eats comet exhaust, China shares space station plans Roundup As well as that launch and docking, there was plenty to amuse rocket fans last week as China unveiled space station plans, ESA aimed for more bonus science and Rocket Lab named the date. Again.…
Tags: Navy, China, Software, Chuck Norris, Chris Cassidy