Criminals are now posing as security companies to trick you into installing malware

Extracted from techradar If a cybersecurity company tells you to call them, it's probably a scam (Image credit: Shutterstock / DRogatnev) Cybercriminals are impersonating cybersecurity companies to try and lure victims into downloading compromising programs.  An investigation by Crowdstrike, one of the cybersecurity companies impersonated in the campaign, uncovered a “callback phishing” campaign in which threat actors …

Fry’s Electronics shuts down permanently

The retailer cites challenges posed by the pandemic. Fry's Electronics is shutting down. Consumer electronics retailer Fry's Electronics is going out of business after nearly 36 years. Fry's "has made the difficult decision to shut down its operations and close its business permanently as a result of changes in the retail industry and the challenges posed by …

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is to step down as chief executive

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is to step down as chief executive of the e-commerce giant that he started in his garage nearly 30 years ago. Jeff Bezo He will become executive chairman, a move he said would give him "time and energy" to focus on his other ventures. Mr Bezos, who has a fortune of almost …

Hundreds of thousands of Spotify users hacked in credential-stuffing incident The company has reset the passwords for all affected accounts. Public sources report that 300,000–350,000 Spotify accounts have been hacked by malefactors using credential-stuffing methods. The cybercriminals likely used a database of 380 million records compiled from various breaches of other resources to break in …

YouTube Videos Not Working In Apparent Website Outage

YouTube is experiencing a sitewide issue that prevents videos from loading, the company confirmed Wednesday, and said it was aware of the problem and working on a fix. https://twitter.com/TeamYouTube/status/1326681978037444608?s=19

Apple launches new Mac mini with M1 chip

Apple did what we expected it to do and announced new Mac hardware at its November 2020 event. Meet the new Mac Mini. The latest in the Mac Mini line features Apple's new custom-made M1 chip for increased performance. Apple says the new CPU is three times faster than the previous model. The graphics are …

NVIDIA Reportedly Cancels Launch of RTX 3080 20 GB, RTX 3070 16 GB

by Raevenlord of Techpowerup, Fresh reports floating in the rumor mill's circulatory system claim that NVIDIA backtracked on its plans to launch higher VRAM capacity versions of their RTX 3080 and the (in the meantime, delayed) RTX 3070. These cards launched with 10 GB VRAM for the RTX 3080 and 8 GB VRAM for the RTX 3070, with reports …

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GeForce RTX 30 Series Graphics Cards: The Ultimate Play

By Andrew Burnes of NVIDIA https://youtu.be/7QeoZY4tf9I The new GeForce RTX 3080, launching first on September 17, 2020 Powered by Ampere, NVIDIA’s 2nd gen RTX architecture, GeForce RTX 30 Series graphics cards feature faster 2nd gen Ray Tracing Cores, faster 3rd gen Tensor Cores, and new streaming multiprocessors that together bring stunning visuals, faster frame rates, and AI acceleration …

Microsoft celebrates 5th anniversary of Windows 10

Time flies so fast. We are already half a year into 2020 (a year that feels so strange due to the on-going pandemic) and little did we realize or rather believe Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating system is already 5 years old! The successor of Windows 8.1, Windows 10 was released to manufacturing and general users …

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