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Daily News: Apr-5-2017

Daily News: Apr-5-2017 Facing her first serious Syria showdown at the Security Council, the ambassador, Nikki R.The United States, France and Britain have accused the Syrian government of responsibility and bitterly criticized Russia — Syria’s main ally in the six-year-old war — for objecting to a resolution they drafted condemning the attack.

GameStop investigating claims of credit card breach

GameStop investigating claims of credit card breach "Two sources in the financial industry told KrebsOnSecurity that they have received alerts from a credit card processor stating that Gamestop.Though GameStop did not confirm the timeframe of the breach, they sent over this statement to say they are investigating the claims that a third party recently sent them: At GameStop, the security of our customers’ payment card data remains a top priority.

GameStop investigates alleged security breach affecting its online customers

GameStop investigates alleged security breach affecting its online customers Two unnamed sources in the financial industry tipped off the security news site that a credit processor discovered the breach.In a statement to KrebsOnSecurity, a GameStop spokesperson said, “GameStop recently received notification from a third party that it believed payment card data from cards used on the GameStop.

Your Mac could be facing threats from even more malware: report

Your Mac could be facing threats from even more malware: report But the OS's perceived security remains one of the biggest draws for picking a Mac over a Windows device.That's an exponential increase from Q3 2016, which posted barely 50,000 new samples.

Your phone's fingerprint scanner might be as secure as you thought

Your phone's fingerprint scanner might be as secure as you thought Practicing basic phone security is already too much to ask for far too many people — and now, a  study suggests that one of the most basic tools for safeguarding your device might not be as secure as you might think.The master prints were made to take advantage of the miniature size of most smartphone print scanners.

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts can use Cortana in the Creators Update for Windows 10 IoT Core

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts can use Cortana in the Creators Update for Windows 10 IoT Core Most of the time, when we talk about Windows 10, we’re talking about the desktop variants of the operating system.) But Microsoft also has a variant of its operating system explicitly designed for the Internet of Things.

Nintendo will pay you up to $20,000 if you can hack the Switch

Nintendo will pay you up to $20,000 if you can hack the Switch Calling all hackers — Nintendo is offering up a whole bunch of money to security-savvy Switch owners that can find vulnerabilities in the company's latest console.Finding and submitting a big security problem could see you walking away with a cool $20,000.

North Korean hackers stole $88,000 in bitcoin over the last two years

North Korean hackers stole $88,000 in bitcoin over the last two years , the untraceable digital currency provides a way for the reclusive dictatorship to bring some cash into its gates.In July last year, North Korea's main intelligence agency stole the data of more than 10 million customers from Interpark, an online auction and shopping site, and held it for ransom in exchange for $2.

Own an Aga oven? Hackers can turn it on and off, security experts say

Own an Aga oven? Hackers can turn it on and off, security experts say That is, if you own an Aga oven, a smart appliance that can be controlled by a smartphone app.In the latest security vulnerability to be found in the Internet of Things, security researchers at Pen Test Partners discovered that hackers could gain control of your oven, turning it on and off at will.

Here's why you shouldn't rush out and update your Google Pixel or Nexus

Here's why you shouldn't rush out and update your Google Pixel or Nexus According to multiple reports on Google's Pixel and Nexus product forums, the latest Android 7.2 Nougat update cripples the fingerprint sensor on the Pixel/Pixel XL and Nexus 5X/Nexus 6P, rendering them useless.

Daily News: Apr-14-2017

Daily  News: Apr-14-2017 A prototype of the new Dodge Demon had set an all-time dragstrip record, hitting 140 at the end of the quarter mile in just 9.The NHRA added, it was banning the new muscle car from production before the first model officially rolled off the production line.

Microsoft’s authenticator is now all you need to log in

Microsoft’s authenticator is now all you need to log in Although less secure than complete two-factor authentication, Microsoft contends that this is still more secure than just using a password and much less cumbersome for the user.Two-factor authentication with a smartphone is becoming more common, but Microsoft has decided that it’s better just by itself.

Apple’s App Store has reportedly come under fire from Chinese regulators

Apple’s App Store has reportedly come under fire from Chinese regulators Now, it is turning a skeptical eye on the Cupertino, California-based company’s App Store.On Wednesday, China’s official Xinhua News Agency reported that authorities will “tighten up checks on software applications available in the Apple Store.

We’re shocked (shocked!) that White House staffers’ favorite secure messaging app is probably not that secure

We’re shocked (shocked!) that White House staffers’ favorite secure messaging app is probably not that secure That question is at the heart of a lawsuit alleging that a messaging app beloved by White House staff isn't as secure as it claims to be.The self-described "confidential messenger" app Confide, however, is trying.

Vigilante Hacker is Trying to Save Us From Ourselves

Vigilante Hacker is Trying to Save Us From Ourselves Hackers have already taken control of millions of these devices and used them as pawns in their own cyber attacks.In a statement sent to niche site, Bleeping Computer, Janit0r lamented the state of cyber security.

Meet the 400-pound robots that will soon patrol parking lots, offices, and malls

Meet the 400-pound robots that will soon patrol parking lots, offices, and malls Chances are you haven’t heard of Knightscope, a security startup founded way back in 2013.The K5 is a 400-pound, 6-foot tall autonomous security robot that roves parking lot aisles, the hallways of office campuses, sports stadium foyers, and shopping malls on the prowl for suspicious activity.

Home Depot reportedly stored customer information on accessible webpage

Home Depot reportedly stored customer information on accessible webpage It is not uncommon to discover that a large corporate entity or organization is running a website with poor security, or even leaving customer information accessible to hackers.The security flaw seems to stem from Home Depot’s MyInstall program, a service which helps customers communicate with installers.