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Six men accused of carrying out some of the world’s most destructive hacks—including the NotPetya disk wiper and power grid attacks that knocked out electricity for hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians—have been indicted in US federal court. The indictment said that all six men are officers in a brazen hacker group best known as Sandworm, …

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Right now the channel is just an uninterrupted stream of music videos, with the name and artist of each song appearing at the beginning and end. Samuel Axon You can find the channel in the Browse tab of the Music app… Samuel Axon …or Watch Now in the TV app. Samuel Axon Today, Apple launched …

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Calling Google Maps location sharing a replacement for Trusted Contacts isn’t quite right. Trusted Contacts was more privacy-focused than today’s Google Maps sharing. While both let you share your location, Trusted Contacts did not have an “always-on” location sharing mode. It would let you give people permission to request your location via the emergency request, …

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OK, now that we’re all on the same page (right? everyone?) the first bit of news in the blog post is that Google Chat will go live for consumer accounts “starting in the first half of 2021.” The service started as a business-focused G Suite app (G Suite is now called “Google Workspace“), so access to …

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“The takeaway for me is attackers are spraying the Internet to provide backdoors into unpatched Active Directory systems in an automated fashion,” Beaumont told Ars. “That isn’t great news. It’s not super sophisticated, but these attackers are doing something effective—which is usually more problematic.” Friday’s findings are the most detailed yet about in-the-wild attacks that …

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iPhone 12 Pro. Form factor and screen size are nearly identical on iPhone 12 Pro. Features. Is that enough screen for you? Even more camera sensors than your average iPhone 12. The new 12MP Wide sensor on iPhone 12 Pro. Prices. Host not necessarily scaled to the size of the phones. Screen stats. iPhone 12 …

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Popeye film, c. 1945. Scientists at American University believe the leafy green has the potential to help power future fuel cells.”/> Enlarge / Popeye reaches for a can of spinach in a still from an unidentified Popeye film, c. 1945. Scientists at American University believe the leafy green has the potential to help power future …

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Secretlab Omega is a high quality, no-nonsense chair—the pseudo-leather looks and feels very good, and the padding is incredibly firm. Jim Salter I appreciate the Omega’s low-key styling. It looks much less out of place in an office setting than most gaming chairs do. Jim Salter Build quality is extremely good on the Omega. Nothing …

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Machines are infected by scanning for SSH—or secure shell—servers and when found attempting to guess weak passwords. Malware written in the Go programming language then implements a botnet with an original design, meaning its core functionality is written from scratch and doesn’t borrow from previously seen botnets. The code integrates open source implementations of protocols …