Apple on Thursday released multiple security updates to patch three zero-day vulnerabilities that were revealed as being actively exploited in the wild. Rolled out as part of its iOS, iPadOS, macOS, and watchOS updates, the flaws reside in the FontParser component and the kernel, allowing adversaries to remotely execute arbitrary code and run malicious programs
Facebook on Friday said it has dismantled seven separate networks of fake accounts and pages on its platform that were active in Iran, Afghanistan, Egypt, Turkey, Morocco, Myanmar, Georgia, and Ukraine due to “coordinated inauthentic behaviour”. The social media platform announced it had taken down the new networks as part of its monthly report into
Apple has released software updates for its iPhones and iPads, smartwatch, HomePod, tvOS, and laptops. iPhones get iOS 14.2 and older models have received iOS 12.4.9. Apple Watch models have got watchOS 7.1, HomePod and tvOS get software version 14.2, and macOS gets Catalina 10.15.7 supplemental update. There are a lot of improvements and big
At least nine popular YouTube channels were promoting on Thursday debunked accusations about voting fraud in the US presidential race, conspiratorial content that could jeopardise advertising and memberships revenue they get from the video service. Reuters found the channels, ranging from ones with 1,000 followers to more than 6,29,000, endorsing claims that fact-checking units of
Maintain your employer brand in a pandemic Read the VentureBeat Jobs guide to employer branding Download eBook In a sign that investors’ enthusiasm for driverless cars hasn’t waned during the pandemic, today secured a whopping $267 million in fresh funding. The capital infusion brings the Guangzhou- and Fremont, California-based startup’s total raised to over
A cyberespionage campaign aimed at aerospace and defense sectors in order to install data gathering implants on victims’ machines for purposes of surveillance and data exfiltration may have been more sophisticated than previously thought. The attacks, which targeted IP-addresses belonging to internet service providers (ISPs) in Australia, Israel, Russia, and defense contractors based in Russia
Maintain your employer brand in a pandemic Read the VentureBeat Jobs guide to employer branding Download eBook Ushur, a company developing conversational AI and business automation solutions, today raised $25 million. In a press release, the company said the fresh capital would be used to accelerate its sales and marketing efforts. With customer representatives increasingly
A cyber-attacker successfully breaks into your environment and begins sneaking around to find something valuable – intellectual property, bank account credentials, company plans, whatever. The attacker makes his way to a certain host on a network node to browse the directories, and suddenly, his connection is cut off. The stolen username and password he acquired
Maintain your employer brand in a pandemic Read the VentureBeat Jobs guide to employer branding Download eBook Ayar Labs, a startup leveraging novel silicon processing techniques to develop high-speed, high-density, low-power optical-based interconnect “chiplets” to replace traditional I/O, today raised $35 million. The company says the proceeds will be put toward product development and commercialization