Microsoft Discloses Critical Bugs Allowing Takeover of NETGEAR Routers – Tempemail

Cybersecurity researchers have detailed critical security vulnerabilities affecting NETGEAR DGN2200v1 series routers, which they say could be reliably abused as a jumping-off point to compromise a network’s security and gain unfettered access. The three HTTPd authentication security weaknesses (CVSS scores: 7.1 – 9.4) impact routers running firmware versions prior to Continue Reading

Unpatched Virtual Machine Takeover Bug Affects Google Compute Engine – Tempemail

An unpatched security vulnerability affecting Google’s Compute Engine platform could be abused by an attacker to take over virtual machines over the network. “This is done by impersonating the metadata server from the targeted virtual machine’s point of view,” security researcher Imre Rad said in an analysis published Friday. “By Continue Reading

UK government orders investigation into Nvidia’s $40bn Arm takeover | Arm

The UK government has stepped in to order an investigation of Nvidia’s $40bn takeover of the Cambridge-based chip designer Arm, citing potential national security concerns. Oliver Dowden, the UK culture secretary, has written to the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) instructing it to begin a “phase one” investigation into the Continue Reading

UK watchdog to investigate Facebook takeover of Giphy | Technology- Tempemail

The UK’s competition regulator is launching an in-depth investigation of Facebook’s $400m (£290m) acquisition of the gif creation website Giphy over fears that it could lead to a squeeze on the supply of gifs to other social networks such as Snapchat, TikTok and Twitter. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) Continue Reading

No more phoney press releases. Women deserve more than a capitalist takeover of International Women’s Day- Tempemail

W hat does celebrating female empowerment mean in 2021? Here’s what my inbox says. It means buying a pillow with Frida Kahlo’s face on it for £45. It means feeling inspired by a bouquet of flowers containing one red rose as a reference to gender inequality. It means eating a Continue Reading

‘A moronic clerk with a good memory’ – the computer takeover, 1969 | Life and style

On 26 October 1969, the Observer Magazine attempted to get to grips with the burgeoning computer revolution (‘Computer Takeover’). ‘What then is a computer?’ asked John Davy. ‘It has been well described as an obedient, very moronic clerk with an exceptionally good memory.’ Well, we’ve all met one of those. Continue Reading

Google faces $400m fine over Fitbit takeover if it doesn’t wait for competition watchdog’s approval | Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC)

Google faces a fine of up to $400m if it takes over Fitbit before the Australian competition regulator completes an investigation into the transaction. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) on Tuesday rejected an offer from Google to enter into a court-enforceable undertaking limiting the way it would use Continue Reading

Critical SAP Sybase ASE bugs allowed full system takeover – Security – Software- Tempemail

A set of vulnerabilities in SAP’s Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise, which is widely used by banks and financial institutions, could be used by attackers to take over unpatched systems, security researchers have revealed. Security vendor Trustwave reported critical and high severity several Sybase ASE vulnerabilities to SAP, including one that Continue Reading

Nokia shares surge on report of takeover bid – Networking – Finance- Tempemail

Nokia declined to comment on Thursday on a media report saying it was working with an investment bank to defend itself from a hostile takeover, news which sent its shares sharply higher. “Nokia does not comment on market rumours,” said a spokesman for the company. Earlier on Thursday shares in Continue Reading