Month: October 2022

The threat actor behind the Fodcha distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) botnet has resurfaced with new capabilities, researchers reveal. This includes changes to its communication protocol and the ability to extort cryptocurrency payments in exchange for stopping the DDoS attack against a target, Qihoo 360’s Network Security Research Lab said in a report published last week. Fodcha
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Byju’s founder and chief executive Byju Raveendran has apologised to the firm’s employees for the clumsy layoffs in India’s largest education technology company, saying 2,500 job cuts were necessitated to avoid role duplication and reduce redundancies. In a message to employees, Raveendran said Byju‘s has been compelled to focus on sustainability and capital-efficient growth because
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WhatsApp and Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) on Monday announced a partnership to launch Namma Metro’s WhatsApp chatbot-based QR ticketing service. The chatbot is integrated with Unified Payments Interface (UPI) powered payments on WhatsApp and will allow ‘Namma Metro’ commuters to purchase tickets and recharge their travel pass right within WhatsApp. BMRCL claimed it
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David Wadhwani, president of Adobe’s Digital Media unit, speaks at Adobe’s Max conference in Los Angeles in October 2022. Adobe In September 2009, with the stock market still in the doldrums from the Great Recession, Adobe announced plans to spend $1.8 billion for marketing software vendor Omniture, its second-biggest acquisition ever at the time. Prior
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As India eyes setting up its own space station by 2035, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has proposed to the industry to collaborate with it in developing a reusable rocket capable of carrying heavier payloads into orbit. Dubbed as the Next-Generation Launch Vehicle (NGLV), ISRO Chairman S Somanath said the space agency was working
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In this article BTC.CM= Follow your favorite stocksCREATE FREE ACCOUNT Representations of cryptocurrency Bitcoin are seen in this illustration, August 10, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Dado Ruvic | Reuters Bitcoin’s lack of volatility lately isn’t a bad thing and could actually point to signs of a “bottoming out” in prices, analysts and investors told CNBC. Digital
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The Raspberry Robin worm is becoming an access-as-a-service malware for deploying other payloads, including IcedID, Bumblebee, TrueBot (aka Silence), and Clop ransomware. It is “part of a complex and interconnected malware ecosystem, with links to other malware families and alternate infection methods beyond its original USB drive spread,” the Microsoft Security Threat Intelligence Center (MSTIC)
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Elon Musk has tweeted that Twitter will instate a ‘Content Moderation Council’ comprised of people with ‘widely diverse viewpoints’. One of the key functions of this council will be to consider unblocking the accounts of people who have been permanently suspended. No major decisions about content moderation or reinstating blocked accounts will be made without
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Apple managed to boost both its sales and profit during a summertime quarter that depressed the fortunes of most other major tech companies, but that doesn’t necessarily mean the iPhone maker will be immune to a potential recession. Even though Apple fared reasonably well, the July-September results released on Thursday signalled that the world’s most
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After last month’s flurry of AAA game launches, one would naturally expect the following days to be a barren wasteland. But, heading into November, PlayStation comes in hot with God of War Ragnarök, an epic-scale title promising a sombre father-son tale, that takes regular breaks to cleave incoming hordes of monsters. Following close behind is
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In this article AAPL Follow your favorite stocksCREATE FREE ACCOUNT Apple CEO Tim Cook visits the Apple Fifth Avenue store for the release of the Apple iPhone 14, New York City, September 16, 2022. Andrew Kelly | Reuters Apple stock rose 7.5% on Friday, a day after it reported September quarter earnings that modestly beat
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Microsoft is stocking up on Chinese video game content to emulate Sony Group’s success with “Genshin Impact”, sources said, solidifying China’s transition from a land only of players to a hub of blockbuster developers. The US software giant and Japan’s vanguard of technology have for some years been offering big money to small developers to
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A recently discovered hacking group known for targeting employees dealing with corporate transactions has been linked to a new backdoor called Danfuan. This hitherto undocumented malware is delivered via another dropper called Geppei, researchers from Symantec, by Broadcom Software, said in a report shared with The Hacker News. The dropper “is being used to install
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General Motors said late on Friday it had temporarily halted paid advertising on Twitter after Elon Musk completed his takeover of the social media company. The largest US automaker said it was “engaging with Twitter to understand the direction of the platform under their new ownership.” Twitter did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Musk
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Communication services provider Twilio this week disclosed that it experienced another “brief security incident” in June 2022 perpetrated by the same threat actor behind the August hack that resulted in unauthorized access of customer information. The security event occurred on June 29, 2022, the company said in an updated advisory shared this week, as part
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