InfluxData ends services in Belgium and makes data ‘suddenly’ disappear
Some Belgian customers of InfluxData have lost their data completely. According to the company, this should come as no surprise because customers were informed at different times about the cessation of services in Belgium. The data was deleted immediately after the Belgian regions were shut down, c... Read more
Lightning strikes the open-source world: SUSE builds its own RHEL variant
Bad weather in the open-source world. It was already raining criticism on Red Hat's announcement to put RHEL behind a paywall. The storm really seems to be brewing now, and SUSE is announcing to fork RHEL.
SUSE is going into battle with Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL). It is doing so by brewing... Read more
‘Huawei may release 5G smartphones soon’
Huawei may release 5G smartphones again before the end of this year. At least that is the conclusion of an investigation.
Huawei is said to have found a way around the U.S. trade blockade in terms of chips. That's what three independent analysts tell Reuters.
It is said, the company can pro... Read more
Hackers spread malware in Windows kernel through open-source software
Hackers use open-source software to sneak in Windows malware and bypass Microsoft's driver restrictions. In addition, they are penetrating the most critical layer of the operating system: the Windows kernel.
Hackers are abusing two software tools from GitHub to spread malware on Windows devices... Read more
Apple blocks update for zeroday, new fix not yet ready
Apple is blocking the RSR update the company sent to iPhone, iPad and Mac yesterday. The update served to fix a zero-day in WebKit but caused problems downloading websites. Apple products are left vulnerable in the meantime.
Apple further adds to its explanation of the issued Rapid Security Re... Read more
European Parliament ratifies law to support chip sector
The European Parliament voted yesterday to introduce the European Chips Act. The Council of the European Union will be the last party to comment on the Act.
Yesterday, the European Parliament gave its support to the European Chips Act. 587 members voted in favor, 10 voted against and 38 abstain... Read more
Successor Privacy Shield approved: Schrems’s turn again
A successor to Privacy Shield received official approval from the European Commission on Monday. This allows data on EU residents to be sent to the US again. Because the new framework better restrains the U.S. from requesting the data, lawmakers believe the deal will hold up.
At a press confere... Read more
Windows systems from the ’90s can download updates again
"Windows Update Restored" makes devices running on Windows 95, 98 and NT 4.0. a tiny bit more secure. The updates are available online and accessible via the now-deprecated Internet Explorer Web browser.
Couldn't get enough of Windows 95, 98, NT 4.0., ME and 2000 and still cherish a PC running ... Read more
iPhone, iPad and Mac get emergency update for WebKit zero-day
A new zero-day in WebKit is impacting iPhones, Mac devices and iPads. Suspecting the zero-day is being actively exploited, the company is pushing an update.
Apple is implementing a Rapid Security Response (RSR) update on iPhones, iPads and Macs. "This Rapid Security Response provides important ... Read more
‘Without training, a third of Europeans fall for phishing’
Europeans have become more susceptible to phishing. This is according to a study by KnowBe4. According to the figures, much of the solution lies in training employees on digital threats.
From the Phish-prone Percentage of KnowBe4's latest survey, Europeans are three percent more likely to fall ... Read more