Das Keyboard MacTigr

Das Keyboard MacTigr: One minute review The Das Keyboard MacTigr mechanical keyboard is a high performance, full-size keyboard constructed with the Apple user in mind. The MacTigr keyboard features metal construction, low-profile Cherry MX Red switches, and super fast USB-C connectivity. The MacTigr keyboard incorporates keycaps with Apple command designs instead of Windows command designs resulting in a keyboard which integrates incredibly well into the Apple user’s environment. The chassis features a durable, aluminum unibody which houses the keyboard components as well as a stainless steel cover plate that can…

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These fake Zoom websites want to trick you into downloading malware

If you’re looking to download the video conferencing platform Zoom, make sure you double-check the internet address you’re downloading from, because there are plenty of fake websites out there spreading all kinds of nasty viruses and malware. Researchers from Cyble have been investigating reports of a widespread campaign targeting potential Zoom users, and have so uncovered six fake install sites that host various infostealers and other malware variants.  One of the infostealers uncovered was Vidar Stealer, capable of stealing banking information, stored passwords, browser history, IP addresses, details about cryptocurrency…

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This dangerous Android spyware could affect millions of devices

An updated version of the Banker Android spyware has been detetcted, stealing victim’s banking details and possibly even money in some cases.  According to cybersecurity researchers from Microsoft, an unknown threat actor has initiated a smishing campaign (SMS phishing), through which it tries to trick people into downloading TrojanSpy:AndroidOS/Banker.O. This is a malware variant that’s capable of extracting all sorts of sensitive information, including two-factor authentication (2FA) codes, account login details, and other personally identifiable information (PII).  What makes this attack particularly worrying is how stealthily the entire operation works.…

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Mozilla claims Apple, Google and Microsoft force users to use default web browsers

Mozilla, the non-profit proprietor of the Firefox browser, has accused Google, Microsoft, and Apple of “self preferencing” and nudging consumers towards using their own browsers. Examples of consumer harm stemming from this self-preferencing behavior include limited or frustrated choice, lower quality, lower innovation, poor privacy, and unfair contracts, according to Mozilla. The report lands at a time when “self preferencing” remains a hot topic in the tech regulation space; the UKs competition watchdog has published a final report highlighting “substantial concerns” about the market dominance of Google and Apple. What does the report…

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Facebook sued for allegedly spying on users via in-app web browser

Meta is being sued for allegedly gathering personally identifiable information (PII) on its Facebook and Instagram users without telling them.  As per the lawsuit, the problem lies in how the company’s Facebook and Instagram platforms handle internet links on an iOS device. Both apps have their own embedded internet browsers, the WKWebView, which render the pages when a user clicks on a link (as opposed to opening the links in, say, Safari, or Chrome). On the user’s side, clicking a link would make it seem as if the app opened…

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GitHub accounts are being stolen by fake CircleCI accounts

Cybercriminals are impersonating CircleCI to try and steal GitHub accounts, both companies have confirmed.  According to the two firms, criminals are currently distributing a phishing email, in which they impersonate the continuous integration and delivery platform, CircleCI.  The email is being sent to GitHub users, and warns them that CircleCI’s user terms and privacy policy have changed, and that they need to sign into their GitHub accounts to accept the new terms. GitHub warning As you might expect, there is a link at the email’s bottom that the recipients can…

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Intel Raptor Lake flagship benchmark leak shows a seriously fast CPU

Intel’s next-gen flagship CPU has been spotted in a leaked benchmark, with the Raptor Lake chip showing a good turn of speed. The Core i9-13900K has turned up in PassMark, as Tum_Apisak brought to our attention on Twitter (courtesy of VideoCardz), with the processor being ranked on four sample runs. i9-13900Khttps://t.co/HdXGMn3D8w pic.twitter.com/2WTK9g0TFESeptember 23, 2022 See more The 13900K scored 4,833 (averaged) in single-thread performance, which is around 15% faster than its predecessor (and almost 10% quicker than the special edition 12900KS). A pretty impressive performance that gets it top spot…

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Intel Raptor Lake flagship benchmark leak shows a seriously fast CPU

Intel’s next-gen flagship CPU has been spotted in a leaked benchmark, with the Raptor Lake chip showing a good turn of speed. The Core i9-13900K has turned up in PassMark, as Tum_Apisak brought to our attention on Twitter (courtesy of VideoCardz), with the processor being ranked on four sample runs. i9-13900Khttps://t.co/HdXGMn3D8w pic.twitter.com/2WTK9g0TFESeptember 23, 2022 See more The 13900K scored 4,833 (averaged) in single-thread performance, which is around 15% faster than its predecessor (and almost 10% quicker than the special edition 12900KS). A pretty impressive performance that gets it top spot…

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New Amazon Kindle update will change the way you read ebooks, and TikTok’s to blame

If you don’t closely follow Amazon Kindle news – or spend too much time on BookTok, the reading-centric community on TikTok – you might not be aware of the ongoing ebook-return drama going on. But now it’s prompted Amazon to change the way it handles its digital books. A TikTok trend encouraged readers to quickly read, and then return, ebooks on their Kindle, with the automatic returns program netting them a full refund even if they’d read the whole of the book.  This didn’t hurt Amazon, as the readers were…

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Jamf wants to make AWS EC2 instances safer than ever

Apple device management platform Jamf has launched a collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS) which it says will help users manage Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) instances, and get an added layer of security. First rolled out in 2006, AWS’s EC2 instances allow users to run virtual machines on the company’s cloud platform. Jamf says the collaboration will allow organizations to provide managed, trusted access to their macOS workloads on AWS, enabling teams from fields such as software engineering, security, and creative teams to use virtualized macOS environments. What else…

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