Microsoft no longer signs Windows drivers for Process Hacker

[German]Brief information, which is already here with me since August 2021, but which I have not yet addressed in the blog. David Xanatos has pointed out to me that Microsoft is refusing to sign drivers for the new Process Hacker without giving any further reason. The whole thing is addressed on GitHub in this thread.

Link: Microsoft no longer signs Windows drivers for Process Hacker
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UpdateAgent malware variant impersonates legitimate macOS software

The new variant of UpdateAgent malware is also capable of dropping adware against macOS.

The IT security researchers at Microsoft Security Intelligence have discovered a new variant of UpdateAgent (aka WizardUpdate) malware targeting Mac devices. UpdateAgent was originally discovered in…

Link: UpdateAgent malware variant impersonates legitimate macOS software
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What it takes to attract and retain women in cyber security

The number of men in the cyber security industry may still outstrip the number of women, but it is heartening to see that the number of women has grown from single-digit to 30% in Asia-Pacific in the last eight years, said Yvette Lejins, chief information security officer (CISO) at cyber security firm Proofpoint Asia-Pacific.

Link: What it takes to attract and retain women in cyber security
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Apple Invites Chaos to Mobile Advertising

It’s easy to forget just how powerful Apple is…until something like yesterday happens then it all comes rushing back.After revealing that an Apple privacy change was denting its ad business Thursday evening, Snap stock plunged 27% yesterday—its worst day ever—and dragged other social media…

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Apps News: What is a Super App?

The iPod was the hottest gadget of the early 2000’Now, it’s mostly a nostalgic novelty device. Tom Foreman explains the rise of the little device that changed music forever. CNN #News Apple unveiled the next gen AirPods, along with the new Macbook Pro powered by the M1 Pro and M1 Max chips. 0:22 – 1:23 Apple Music 1:44 – 2:18 HomePod Mini 2:24 – 3:52 New generation iPods 4:12 – 5:30 M1 Pro and M1 Max chips 5:37 – 12:57 MacBook Pro Mashable is your source for the latest in tech, culture, and entertainment. Subscribe to Mashable: https://bit.ly/2DR64oM Follow us: Check out https://mashable.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mashable Twitter: https://twitter.com/mashable Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mashable.

Link: Apps News: What is a Super App?
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How cloud compliance creates value and trust in security for organizations

Vulnerabilities involved with cloud computing hold some leaders back from large-scale adoption. If companies fail to meet compliance requirements, they can face legal and regulatory risks. Cloud-security specialists explain why safeguards ultimately add value. The business disruptions of COVID-19 accelerated companies’ movement to the cloud.

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Microsoft reverses controversial .NET change after open source community outcry

Microsoft is reversing a decision to remove a key feature from its upcoming .NET 6 release, after a public outcry from the open source community. Microsoft angered the .NET open source community earlier this week by removing a key part of Hot Reload in the upcoming release of .NET 6, a feature…

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T-Mobile pushed back the death of Sprint’s 3G network by three months

T-Mobile is going to let the ghost of Sprint, which the former company first moved to acquire in 2018, stick around for a few months longer.The years-long process of merging of the two companies is nearly complete, but one nagging headache remains: Sprint’s aging CDMA network, which provides…

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Google disrupts massive phishing and malware campaign

According to Google’s Threat Analysis Group (TAG), since late 2019 it’s been disrupting phishing campaigns run by a network of Russian hacker subcontractors who’ve been targeting YouTubers with “highly customized” phishing emails and cookie-stealing malware. . The main goal of the group has been to hijack YouTube accounts to live-stream scams that offer free cryptocurrency in exchange for an initial contribution.

Link: Google disrupts massive phishing and malware campaign
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Microsoft Teams Rooms: What It Is and How to Use It

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In early 2020, many companies started performing most of their operations remotely. About 42% of the American workforce works remotely, according to a Stanford study from June 2020. As a result, remote meetings have become crucial for businesses. Even though some…

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Verizon-AWS private mobile edge computing available to U.S. enterprises

Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next. . Verizon Communications — ranked 20 in the Fortune 500 list with the latest reported revenue of more than $128 billion — has made its private mobile edge computing solution with AWS Outposts available for enterprise clients in the U.The Verizon 5G Edge with AWS Outposts is a cloud computing platform at its core.

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GeekWire Podcast: Tech pay, cloud trends, Kraken, and self-driving cars, with Qumulo CEO Bill Richter

GeekWire Podcast: Tech pay, cloud trends, Kraken, and self-driving cars, with Qumulo CEO Bill Richter Mockups of NASA’s newest Mars rover and helicopter will kick off a road trip in Seattle Amazon CEO Andy Jassy: Antitrust bills risk ‘very serious unintended consequences’ for sellers See worthy: First look at Jeff Bezos’ reported $500M superyacht at Netherlands shipyard Internal memo: Ex-Athira CEO says ‘I should have known better’ after image manipulation investigation How becoming a venture capitalist helped this Seattle startup vet turn his life around Amazon, Microsoft, Sounders execs to promote Seattle’s bid to be 2026 World Cup soccer host city Tech titan Nathan Myhrvold and lifestyle guru Martha Stewart dish about pizza Ex-Athira Pharma CEO Leen Kawas resigns and leaves board after image manipulation investigation Gaming giant Electronic Arts hires ‘Halo’ co-creator as director for new Seattle studio Despite hardware upgrades, Microsoft’s dual-screen Surface Duo 2 still suffers from split personality Tech Moves: Convoy names general counsel; startup founders land new gigs after shutdowns How the ‘Dune’ science-fiction saga parallels the real science of Oregon’s dunes New survey finds employee and HR disconnect on some remote work issues and vaccine mandates Funding news: Aging-wellness startup lands $27M; fintech company Embed raises $60M pre-launch Industry data: Life sciences employment rises 23.in Washington state from 2015 to 2019 Inside Climate Pledge Arena: New venue is a ‘very Seattle’ mix of high-tech and deluxe experiences Seattle-area maritime high school sets sail with support from tech luminaries Bezos and McCaw Washington Technology Industry Association looks beyond its home state for talent, programming Microsoft releases preview of Android apps on Windows 11 via Amazon partnership.

Link: GeekWire Podcast: Tech pay, cloud trends, Kraken, and self-driving cars, with Qumulo CEO Bill Richter
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