Microsoft Issues Patches for 2 Bugs Exploited as Zero-Day in the Wild – Tempemail

It’s April 2020 Patch Tuesday, and during these challenging times of a coronavirus pandemic, this month’s patch management process would not go easy for many organizations where most of the resources are working remotely. Microsoft today released the latest batch of software security updates for all supported versions of its Continue Reading

How Harry’s, Eve and Bloom & Wild are coping with the lockdown DTC demand surge- Tempemail

Nationwide lockdowns and remote working are no obstacles for digital-first e-commerce brands. Tempemail explores how DTC brands across the grooming, luxury and hygiene spaces are adapting. The coronavirus lockdown has hit retailers hard – annihilating footfall on high streets, forcing businesses to be run from home (or not at all) Continue Reading

A New Emerging IoT Botnet Malware Spotted in the Wild – Tempemail

Cybersecurity researchers have discovered a new emerging IoT botnet threat that leverages compromised smart devices to stage ‘distributed denial-of-service’ attacks, potentially triggered on-demand through platforms offering DDoS-for-hire services. The botnet, named “dark_nexus” by Bitdefender researchers, works by employing credential stuffing attacks against a variety of devices, such as routers (from Continue Reading

Intel Lakefield processor spotted in the wild outperforming Snapdragon 835

In a nutshell: Intel’s first-generation Lakefield processors are not due out until Q4 2020, but some have been getting their hands on early silicon providing us with a glimpse of what kind of performance to expect. The latest leak shows an SoC designated “Core i5-L15G7” that Geekbench rated better than Continue Reading

Telegraph chief appeals for transparency to end ‘wild west’ of news subscriber numbers- Tempemail

The chief executive of The Telegraph has called for transparent auditing of the “wild west” of news industry subscription numbers, complaining that publishers are “counting them themselves”. Nick Hugh says The Telegraph has set an example by having its figures audited by PwC and is converting new paying subscribers at Continue Reading

Bloom and Wild leads ‘thoughtfulness’ opt-out movement- Tempemail

Bloom & Wild has expanded upon last year’s Mother’s Day email opt-out campaign with The Thoughtfulness Movement, a mission to bring like-minded brands together in a spirit of placing the customer first with messaging that is more tailored to their needs. Among the first to sign up is Wagamama which Continue Reading

Microsoft’s dual-screen, Android-based ‘Surface Duo’ smartphone has been seen in the wild

Highly anticipated: Microsoft has been out of the smartphone game for quite a while. Since the final Windows Phones left the shelves, the tech giant’s focus has shifted toward the development of laptops, tablets, and, of course, software. However, in October of 2019, Microsoft surprised the world with the reveal Continue Reading

Dad modifies Xbox Adaptive Controller to let his daughter play Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Why it matters: Given the joy and rewarding experience of playing video games, the idea of making them inclusive and accessible for people with disabilities is one worth encouraging. The most recent example of which comes from Jersey, where a dad spent his weekend tinkering and soldering bits to Microsoft’s Continue Reading

New Internet Explorer zero-day exploited in the wild – Security – Software- Tempemail

A new bug affecting Microsoft’s Internet Explorer web browser is being exploited in the wild, allowing attackers to take control of systems with the logged-in user’s privileges. The vulnerability affects Internet Explorer 9, 10 and 11 on Windows 7, 8.1, RT 8.1, 10, Server 2008, 2008 R2, Server 2012, Server Continue Reading