A wide range of routers are under attack by new, unusually sophisticated malware

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An unusually advanced hacking group has spent almost two years infecting a wide range of routers in North America and Europe with malware that takes full control of connected devices running Windows, macOS, and Linux, researchers reported on Tuesday.
So far, researchers from…

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Apple Released an Awesome 3D Room Mapping Tool for Mobile AR

Buried among the slew of announcements at the recently concluded WWDC 2022 was a new impressive AR room-mapping tool released by Apple earlier this month. The tool is known as RoomPlan and is an ARKit Swift API that leverages the camera and LiDAR scanner found in some of the latest iPhones and iPad to generate a 3D floor plan of a room.

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The Five Best Apps for Cheap and Discounted Groceries

Photo: Shutterstock (Shutterstock)According to the National Resources Defense Council, up to 40% of the food in the United States is never eaten. A lot of factors contribute to that reality: restaurants cook more food than they’re able to sell in a day; grocery stores overstock their shelves to…

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Principles of Cloud Native Architecture

Principles of Cloud Native Architecture
Have you heard the term cloud native architecture used and wondered what it actually meant?
In this post we’ll give you the answers to all those questions you’d rather not ask in a room full of cloud computing specialists.
We’ll cover the definition of…

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Gmail users can now check how much storage they have on mobile

Gmail has long included a storage use indicator on its web app, but those using the Gmail app on mobile couldn’t easily see how much storage they were using. At least, not until now.
Both the Android and iOS Gmail apps now feature a storage use indicator in the account switcher menu. Users can…

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TikTok should be banned from Apple, Google stores over data concerns: FCC commissioner

Popular video sharing app TikTok is a wolf in “sheep’s clothing” that should be removed from the Apple and Google app stores, FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr said in an open letter on Tuesday.
Carr, the Federal Communications Commission’s senior Republican member, called for the ban in a letter…

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Achieving customer agility through e-commerce in the cloud

Retailer and consumer goods companies today live under constant pressure. Keeping up with the surge in e-commerce and multi-channel shopping, threading the needle of global supply chains,1 reimagining in-store experiences, and managing data volumes and privacy concerns just to name a few….

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Apple efforts to make iPhone 5G modems are bombing

Apple is reportedly unable to produce the 5G modem for the 2023 iPhone, as it had hoped. It will instead have the buy the critical component from Qualcomm, a company that Cupertino has quarreled with in the past.
Cupertino already sank more than a billion dollars into this so-far-unsuccessful…

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Databricks promises cheap cloud data warehousing

Databricks, the company born out of the Apache Spark boom, has let loose a raft of updates at its San Francisco conference, including an elastic compute option for analytics. Databricks SQL Serverless, available in preview on AWS, has been designed to improve query performance and concurrency of BI and analytics workloads on messy data lake repositories.

Link: Databricks promises cheap cloud data warehousing
via http://www.theregister.com

Google Cloud unveils roadmap for its analytics platform

Google Cloud’s roadmap for its analytics platform includes tools in preview that aim to break down data silos, enable real-time analysis and broaden access to data to more users within organizations. Among the capabilities now in preview are Analytics Hub, an exchange where users can safely and securely access and share analytics assets such as reports and dashboards across their organization.

Link: Google Cloud unveils roadmap for its analytics platform
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Carnival hit with $5 million fine over cyber security violations

The cruise line operator Carnival Corporation was fined $5 million last Friday over violating New York’s cyber security laws.The company will pay the penalty to New York State for violations of the Cybersecurity Regulation which caused the exposure of a substantial amount of sensitive,…

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New ZuoRAT malware targets SOHO routers in North America, Europe

A newly discovered multistage remote access trojan (RAT) dubbed ZuoRAT has been used to target remote workers via small office/home office (SOHO) routers across North America and Europe undetected since 2020. In a report today, security researchers at Lumen’s Black Lotus Labs who spotted the malware said that this highly targeted campaign’s complexity and the attackers’ tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) are the hallmarks of a state-backed threat actor.

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