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  • Microsoft investigates Lapsus$ claim of Bing, Cortana theft • The Register

    Microsoft investigates Lapsus$ claim of Bing, Cortana theft • The Register

    The Lapsus$ extortion gang briefly alleged over the weekend it had compromised Microsoft. The devil-may-care cyber-crime ring has previously boasted of breaking into Nvidia, Samsung, Ubisoft, and others. Its modus operandi is to infiltrate a big target’s network, exfiltrate sensitive internal data, and then make demands to prevent the public release of this material – […]

  • Supermicro’s universal GPU system welcomes all • The Register

    Supermicro’s universal GPU system welcomes all • The Register

    Supermicro’s new “Universal GPU” servers, announced on Monday, is as equal-opportunity as silicon tech can get – it does not discriminate on CPUs, GPUs, storage, and networking technologies. The boxen can be constructed in a number of ways to include processors from Intel and AMD, and graphics accelerators from AMD and Nvidia. It can be […]

  • Messages, Dialer apps sent text, call info to Google • The Register

    Messages, Dialer apps sent text, call info to Google • The Register

    Google’s Messages and Dialer apps for Android devices have been collecting and sending data to Google without specific notice and consent, and without offering the opportunity to opt-out, potentially in violation of Europe’s data protection law. According to a research paper, “What Data Do The Google Dialer and Messages Apps On Android Send to Google?” […]

  • I was fired for self-driving crash vid post • The Register

    I was fired for self-driving crash vid post • The Register

    In brief Tesla reportedly fired an employee after he uploaded videos to YouTube critiquing the automaker’s autonomous driving software. John Bernal, an ex-Tesla operator working on the Autopilot platform, runs a YouTube channel under the username AI Addict. He has filmed and shared several videos demonstrating the capabilities of Tesla’s still-in-development Full Self-Driving (FSD) product. […]

  • Ex-buyer at Apple allegedly ripped off company by $10m+ • The Register

    Ex-buyer at Apple allegedly ripped off company by $10m+ • The Register

    A former Apple employee accused of ripping off the iGiant, causing it to lose more than $10m, has been charged with conspiracy to commit wire and mail fraud, laundering, and tax evasion. Dhirendra Prasad, 52, of San Joaquin County, California, worked at Apple in the US from 2008 to 2018, spending most of his time […]