Malicious software can infect Windows, Linux, FreeBSD and several chip architectures
Taking a more relaxed approach to disinformation campaigns
No more box picking
In a nutshell: Stable Diffusion is a phenomenal example of how much a picture is worth more than a thousand words. In fact, by cutting the image-generation text prompt altogether, the visual AI could be used to get a highly compressed, high quality image file.
5%, 11%, or 20%, what's the real number?
In a nutshell: While not a widespread phenomenon anymore, piracy continues to drive a significant amount of Internet traffic around the world. TV shows like House of the Dragon and Lord of the Rings are particularly popular, even though the former seems to be way more interesting for P2P pirates.
Will the Prime Early Access Sale be a success?
In brief: Amazon has confirmed reports from earlier this year by announcing that the platform's second major shopping event will take place on October 11 and October 12. The two-day sale will offer plenty of discounts for Prime Members and run in 15 countries, including the US.
So long as you have a Wi-Fi 6E router
Nobody wants to do homework on the bus
Network congestion could become a long-term problem for Starlink
Firefox 105 brings improved handling of low-memory situations in Windows and Linux systems. In macOS, touchpad scrolling is more accurate and accessible.
Less D in your DMs
In context: It's a sad fact that many women on social media will have unintentionally viewed an unsolicited nude photo in their DMs at some point. It's a problem that's especially prevalent on Instagram, but a new tool could help prevent such incidents, and without compromising the receiver's privacy.
Remarkably, nobody was injured
Amazingly, people need to be told that this is a bad idea
WTF?! Not for the first time, a government organization has issued a warning over a new online trend that sounds too stupid to be real. The latest TikTok craze putting people's lives at risk is the "sleepy chicken" challenge. It involves cooking chicken in NyQuil or another over-the-counter cough and cold medication, presumably to eat it.
Are you in the same camp?
Spotify wants to be a one stop destination for all of your listening needs
We're looking for tech enthusiasts with excellent writing skills
Confirming its authenticity in the process
In context: If there's one thing that validates the legitimacy of a massive gaming leak, it's the company behind said title responding with copyright strikes that force the content to be removed. That's what Take-Two did soon after the 90+ videos and screenshots of GTA 6 started hitting the web yesterday. We've also heard that the leaker responsible, who says he is the same 18-year-old hacker that breached Uber, is looking to "negotiate a deal" with Take-Two/Rockstar.
Enhanced spell check and MS Editor lead to concerns far beyond bad spelling
Watch out for "Link in the Description"
WTF?! Gamers looking to download cheats and cracks should beware of links in YouTube video descriptions. Hackers may have compromised the channels hosting the videos, turning them into vectors for spreading malware that can steal login credentials.
The same client was hit by another huge traffic flow in July
Many AAA games now ship with a photo mode
AI can generate art exponentially faster than a human
A lot more convincing than a phishing email