Silicon Valley Bank fiasco: US government comes to the rescue
The US government is coming to the aid of customers of Silicon Valley Bank, guaranteeing their funds deposited with the bank. With this, the US government is trying to limit the potential damage from the failure of the bank, which is very important to the tech sector.
Last Friday, the US Treasur... Read more
Intel GPU drivers cause Windows apps to crash
Microsoft reports that outdated Intel GPU drivers may be causing errors in Windows applications that use DirectX. These problems are said to be occurring since the November 2022 cumulative software updates for Windows.
According to Microsoft, users may potentially get so-called Application Compa... Read more
Tesla is being investigated for two new fatal crashes
The Tesla cars' fatal crashes made the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration(NHTSA) investigate Tesla.
Recently, Tesla has been under investigation by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for two recent fatal crashes of Tesla cars.
The first car crash happened recently ... Read more
A simple string of ‘And’ seems to crash Google Docs
Google Docs appears to crash at the sight of "And. And. And. And. And."
A bug is causing Google Docs to crash if a string of words is typed into a document, opened with the online word processor. After crashing, the document won't be easily re-accessed. Doing so would trigger the crash again.
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Bluetooth BrakTooth vulnerabilities affect billions of devices
A collection of vulnerabilities known as BrakTooth are affecting Bluetooth stacks implanted on system-on-chips (SoC) circuits from several vendors. The vulnerabilities affect various devices, including consumer electronics and industrial equipment.
The associated risks encompass everything from ... Read more
JET engine vulnerabilities can crash Microsoft IIS and SQL Server
A team of researchers have detailed vulnerabilities in the JET database engine.
Three researchers at Palo Alto Networks have detailed vulnerabilities in the JET database engine. They have also demonstrated how those flaws can be exploited to ultimately execute malicious code. The code payloads a... Read more
Coinbase and Kraken halt trade in ethereum classic for the time being
Coinbase and Kraken have stopped trading the ethereum classic. A hack attack caused double transactions to appear in the blockchain of the crypto currency. This means that the transfer of ethereum classic was not possible.
According to Coinbase and Kraken, a so-called 51 percent attack took place. S... Read more
Ransomware as a Service Kraken focuses arrows on new victims
Kraken, a Ransomware as a Service (RaaS) operation, uses a new exploit kit to create victims. According to new research by McAfee and Recorded Future, it is difficult to protect against that combination.
With ransomware, files or an entire device are encrypted. Access can only be regained if the rig... Read more