Month: July 2022

The government of India blocked access to Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI), a popular battle-royale format game from South Korean game development firm Krafton, as it was concerned about its data sharing and mining in China, an Indian government source told Reuters on Friday. The block comes nearly two years after PUBG Mobile was banned in the country. Section 69A
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The rise of DevOps culture in enterprises has accelerated product delivery timelines. Automation undoubtedly has its advantages. However, containerization and the rise of cloud software development are exposing organizations to a sprawling new attack surface. Machine identities vastly outnumber human ones in enterprises these days. Indeed, the rise of machine identities is creating cybersecurity debt,
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The decentralized file system solution known as IPFS is becoming the new “hotbed” for hosting phishing sites, researchers have warned. Cybersecurity firm Trustwave SpiderLabs, which disclosed specifics of the spam campaigns, said it identified no less than 3,000 emails containing IPFS phishing URLs as an attack vector in the last three months. IPFS, short for
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In this article AMZN Andy Jassy, chief executive officer of Amazon.Com Inc., during the GeekWire Summit in Seattle, Washington, U.S., on Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021. David Ryder | Bloomberg | Getty Images Shares of Amazon jumped 10% on Friday, a day after the company posted stronger-than-expected second-quarter revenue and gave upbeat guidance. Sales for the
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Sony’s profit edged up 3 percent in the last quarter, weathering production setbacks from COVID-19 lockdowns in Shanghai and a trend away from video gaming as pandemic restrictions eased elsewhere. Tokyo-based Sony’s April-June profit totaled JPY 218 billion (roughly Rs. 12,96,000 crore), up from 212 billion yen a year earlier, the Japanese electronics and entertainment
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A threat actor operating with interests aligned with North Korea has been deploying a malicious extension on Chromium-based web browsers that’s capable of stealing email content from Gmail and AOL. Cybersecurity firm Volexity attributed the malware to an activity cluster it calls SharpTongue, which is said to share overlaps with an adversarial collective publicly referred
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To understand any physical phenomenon, one must identify the variables that are responsible for it. While scientists are familiar with the variables for most physical connects, some have remained to be elusive. Now, researchers from Columbia University have used artificial intelligence (AI) to develop a program that observes such physical phenomena and detects the relevant
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Mike Schroepfer, chief technology officer of Facebook Inc., listens during the Wall Street Journal Tech Live global technology conference in Laguna Beach, California, U.S., on Monday, Oct. 21, 2019. The event brings together investors, founders, and executives to foster innovation and drive growth within the tech industry. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images When longtime
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Kenya’s ethnic cohesion watchdog has given Meta’s Facebook seven days to tackle hate speech and incitement on the platform relating to next month’s election, failing which its operations will be suspended. East Africa’s biggest economy is in the throes of campaigning ahead of presidential, legislative and local authorities elections on August 9. Advocacy group Global Witness
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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are the most common neurodevelopmental disorders that are diagnosed in early childhood. While both are separate conditions, their symptoms tend to overlap which makes it quite tricky to differentiate between them. Now, in a novel study, researchers from the University of South Australia and Flinders
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The 5G spectrum auction in India signals the advent of next-generation network connectivity services for smartphones and Internet connected devices. In preparation for the arrival of 5G services in India, manufacturers have been working on 5G-capable products and aiming them at customers looking to tap into the advantages promised by 5G connectivity. Gadgets 360 interviewed Madhav Sheth,
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