Malicious NPM Package Caught Stealing Users’ Saved Passwords From Browsers – Tempemail

A software package available from the official NPM repository has been revealed to be actually a front for a tool that’s designed to steal saved passwords from the Chrome web browser. The package in question, named “nodejs_net_server” and downloaded over 1,283 times since February 2019, was last updated seven months Continue Reading

Stroke survivor finds ‘guardian angel’ who saved his life in street- Tempemail

A stroke survivor who collapsed on a street in Mayfair has tracked down the “guardian angel” who saved his life after an appeal on social media. Mathew O’Toole, 47, was seated on a bench next to  a coffee shop in Wigmore Street in central London, on 10 June, when he Continue Reading

‘To say, I saved the world – that’s the magic of games’: Bethesda’s Todd Howard | Games

When you’ve got a discography like Todd Howard’s, full of critically acclaimed games in the Elder Scrolls and Fallout series, it must be hard to pick a favourite. But there is one game he remembers more fondly than anyone else does: the first he ever worked on. “Terminator: Future Shock,” Continue Reading

This tech giant up for sale is a homegrown miracle – it must be saved for Britain | Will Hutton | Opinion

So, Brexit Tories, let’s see the colour of your money. So far, Brexit has meant billions spent on new, trade-inhibiting customs facilities, a proposed US trade deal that will necessarily compromise food standards to make us ill and a slump in inward investment. Not to mention deepening the crisis caused Continue Reading

‘People still need to laugh’: how lipsyncing spoofs saved lockdown | Technology

In the TikTok videos going viral across social media, the voices are familiar: a rambling presidential whine, or a patronising prime minister. But the people apparently speaking are altogether – and hilariously – different. In uncannily calibrated lipsyncs, Donald Trump is shown as a hectoring schoolteacher or drunken clubgoer, while Continue Reading

Meet Flashpoint, the initiative that’s saved 38,000 old Adobe Flash games

Why it matters: Flash, the deprecated multimedia platform that added interactivity to websites in the early days of the internet, has been on life support for a long time. For those of us that have been computing that long, we know Flash as the former Macromedia product that got us Continue Reading

NHS data is a goldmine. It must be saved from big tech | James Meadway | Opinion

As a society, we are finally acquiring a healthy scepticism about the use and abuse of our personal information. New polling conducted by YouGov for the Institute for Public Policy Research shows that 80% of the public want to see tighter rules applied to how the likes of Facebook and Continue Reading