Nvidia’s new gaming software puts brakes on mining cryptocurrency | Cryptocurrencies

The newest graphics cards from the gaming processor designer Nvidia will be artificially constrained in their ability to mine cryptocurrencies, the company has announced, as it desperately tries to manage a year-long inability to satisfy demand. The RTX 3060, a high-powered PC peripheral designed to let gamers get the best Continue Reading

Backup the Physical Servers on your Network with Free Altaro Software – Tempemail

Risna Steenkamp, General Manager: ESM Division at Networks Unlimited Africa Companies and organisations with virtualised server environments often have physical machines too, and these also need data protection. Altaro has reacted to this need with the introduction of Altaro Physical Server Backup, a server backup software solution –  with the Continue Reading

Become an Avast & AVG Partner with Silver Software Distribution to Receive Industry-Leading Sponsored Security for Your Business to the Value of R5,000.00 Forever – Tempemail

Whether you are a local registered ITC Value-Add Reseller, MSP, ISP, OEM manufacturer or Retailer. The Silver Software Distribution Partner Program gives you access to cutting edge technology, training, certification programs, and dedicated support – all aimed at enabling you to profitably supply the Avast and AVG security portfolio. Offering Continue Reading

Why Facial Verification Is Key to Ending Facial Biometric Software Bias – Tempemail

As the global need for inclusive biometric security in facial identification increases, developers need not overlook the burden of a non-biased solution. Teki Akuetteh Falconer, from the African Digital Rights’ Hub, says racial profiling is a major concern in terms of facial identification software. This presents a challenge for Africa Continue Reading

3 New Severe Security Vulnerabilities Found In SolarWinds Software – Tempemail

Cybersecurity researchers on Wednesday disclosed three severe security vulnerabilities impacting SolarWinds products, the most severe of which could have been exploited to achieve remote code execution with elevated privileges. Two of the flaws (CVE-2021-25274 and CVE-2021-25275) were identified in the SolarWinds Orion Platform, while a third separate weakness (CVE-2021-25276) was Continue Reading

A New Software Supply‑Chain Attack Targeted Millions With Spyware – Tempemail

Cybersecurity researchers today disclosed a new supply chain attack compromising the update mechanism of NoxPlayer, a free Android emulator for PCs and Macs. Dubbed “Operation NightScout” by Slovak cybersecurity firm ESET, the highly-targeted surveillance campaign involved distributing three different malware families via tailored malicious updates to selected victims based in Continue Reading

MrbMiner Crypto-Mining Malware Links to Iranian Software Company – Tempemail

A relatively new crypto-mining malware that surfaced last year and infected thousands of Microsoft SQL Server (MSSQL) databases has now been linked to a small software development company based in Iran. The attribution was made possible due to an operational security oversight, said researchers from cybersecurity firm Sophos, that led Continue Reading

Parler operating off free trial software before right-wing app was removed from the internet- Tempemail

Parler, the notorious right-wing social media app, was using a free trial of identity management software until it was banned from the internet. The social media service had been using the free version of user-authentication platform Okta, which provides cloud software so that companies can have their users log in Continue Reading

Obsolete software from 1990s features in Brexit deal text | Politics

The EU-UK Brexit deal refers to defunct decades-old computer software such as Netscape Communicator as “modern”, raising suspicions that some of the text may have been copied and pasted in. Online commenters gleefully shared the observation that page 921 of the painfully birthed trade agreement refers to Netscape Communicator – Continue Reading

The bias battle: how software can outsmart recruitment prejudices | Work & careers

It’s no surprise that decades ago, you were more likely to get a job if your name was Smith rather than Singh – as anti-racism campaigners found. In these more enlightened times, companies have strategies to beat a kneejerk reaction to an unfamiliar name, the “wrong” gender, or the suspect Continue Reading