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VMware Horizon servers are under active exploit by Iranian state hackers

Source: ARS Technica Hackers aligned with the government of Iran are exploiting the critical Log4j vulnerability to infect unpatched VMware users with ransomware, researchers said on Thursday....

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With AirTag, Apple’s best just isn’t good enough

Source: MacWorld According to The New York Times, the Apple Standard is alive and well. If you’re not familiar with the Apple Standard, well, where have you been? Not reading this column, certainly....

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Critical Flaws Discovered in Cisco Small Business RV Series Routers

Source: Hacker News   Cisco has patched multiple critical security vulnerabilities impacting its RV Series routers that could be weaponized to elevate privileges and execute arbitrary code on...

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Apple privacy changes wipe $278 billion market value from 4 companies

Source: iMOre Meta's share price has fallen 24% in the last 24 hours. A new report has revealed that four social media companies have lost some $278 billion in market value since Apple announced...

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Massive open index of scholarly papers launches

Source: Nature   An ambitious free index of more than 200 million scientific documents that catalogues publication sources, author information and research topics, has been launched. The index,...

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Half of internet-connected devices in hospitals are vulnerable to hacks, report finds

Source: The Verge   Over half of internet-connected devices used in hospitals have a vulnerability that could put patient safety, confidential data, or the usability of a device at risk, according to...

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Radeon RX 6500 XT is bad at cryptocurrency mining on purpose, AMD says

Source: ARS Technica   AMD will begin selling its latest budget GPU, the Radeon RX 6500 XT, on January 19th. Its retail price is $199. But the ongoing GPU shortage, caused in part by cryptocurrency...

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University Loses Valuable Supercomputer Research After Backup Error Wipes 77 Terabytes of Data

Source: Gizmodo   Kyoto University, a top research institute in Japan, recently lost a whole bunch of research after its supercomputer system accidentally wiped out a whopping 77 terabytes of data...

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Top 10 healthcare breaches in the U.S. exposed data of 19 million

Source: Bleeping Computer   The healthcare sector has been the target of hundreds of cyberattacks this year. A tally of public data breach reports so far shows that tens of millions of healthcare...

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Wiewiórowski: “No necesitas saber cómo vuelan los aviones para confiar tu vida al piloto. Eso debería pasar con la protección de datos”

Fuente: El Pais   “Nunca tendremos una situación en la que la privacidad y los datos sean protegidos de forma correcta”. Wojciech Wiewiórowski no se esconde. Este jurista polaco (Łęczyca, 1971),...

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Experts Detail Logging Tool of DanderSpritz Framework Used by Equation Group Hackers

Source: HaclerMews Cybersecurity researchers have offered a detailed glimpse into a system called DoubleFeature that's dedicated to logging the different stages of post-exploitation stemming from the...

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Patch fixing critical Log4J 0-day has its own vulnerability that’s under exploit

Source: ARS Technica   Last Thursday, the world learned of an in-the-wild exploitation of a critical code-execution zero-day in Log4J, a logging utility used by just about every cloud service and...

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Charlas TED: los riesgos del pensamiento pop

Fuente: El Pais Estas exitosas conferencias nacidas hace casi cuatro décadas han predicho revoluciones tecnológicas o pandemias. Sus críticos dicen que contienen mensajes simplistas y que el...

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Crime Prediction Software Promised to Be Free of Biases. New Data Shows It Perpetuates Them

Source: Gizmodo   Between 2018 and 2021, more than one in 33 U.S. residents were potentially subject to police patrol decisions directed by crime-prediction software called PredPol. The company that...

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Interpol Says Email Fraud Operation Resulted In 1,000 Arrests and $27 Million Seized

Source: Gizmodo Police in 20 separate countries arrested 1,003 suspects as part of a sweeping crackdown on digital financial crime from June 2021 to September, including suspected operators of a type...

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Apple may have a problem with iPhone demand as well as supply

Source: The Verge Apple is indicating to its iPhone 13 component suppliers that it may not order as many units as expected due to a drop in demand, according to a report in Bloomberg. While the...

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AI maths whiz creates tough new problems for humans to solve

Source: Nature Researchers have built an artificial intelligence (AI) that can generate new mathematical formulae — including some as-yet unsolved problems that continue to challenge mathematicians....

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DeepMind’s AI helps untangle the mathematics of knots

Source: Nature   For the first time, machine learning has spotted mathematical connections that humans had missed. Researchers at artificial-intelligence powerhouse DeepMind, based in London, teamed...

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Drones para mejorar la inspección de los parques solares

Fuente: CIO La revisión del estado del parque solar usando drones crece al ritmo de una industria floreciente, la de la energía solar. Las inversiones en energía solar durante la última década sumaron...

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File lessons the iPad needs to learn from the Mac

Source: MacWorldAs someone who travels with an iPad Pro rather than a MacBook, I complained for years about iOS’s inability to perform basic file management, including mounting networked file servers...

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Powerful antibiotics discovered using AI

Source: NatureA pioneering machine-learning approach has identified powerful new types of antibiotic from a pool of more than 100 million molecules — including one that works against a wide range of...

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“Los gobiernos deben decir algo”: la batalla inabarcable de Facebook por moderar su contenido

Fuente: El PaisLos usuarios de Facebook publican 100.000 millones de posts diarios en todo el mundo. Hay ahí de todo lo imaginable: felicitaciones sinceras, insultos de cuentas falsas, anuncios...

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Scientists question China’s decision not to report symptom-free coronavirus cases

Source: NatureResearchers are concerned that China’s official reports on the number of coronavirus infections have not been including people who have tested positive for the virus but who have no...

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Swiss Court Finds That Clicking 'Like' to Spread Hateful or Defamatory Content May Be a Crime

Source: GizmodoMashing the Facebook share or like buttons on defamatory content as well as anti-Semitic propaganda or other far-right drivel could amount to a crime in Switzerland as a result of a...

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How drones are improving marine science research in Ecuador

Source: Latin American ScienceDrones have become an influential part of scientific research, including studies on marine ecosystems. In fact, researchers around the world working in marine...

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