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Brydge keyboard for Slate, OnePlus 6T McLaren, Kindle and wearable purchase considerations (MobileTechRoundup show #454)

December is a pretty slow period in mobile tech with companies gearing up for CES and MWC, but Kevin and I were still able to ramble on for 71 minutes on MobileTechRoundup show #454 with thoughts on a new phone, Pixel Slate keyboard, and more. Image: ZDNet Hands on with the OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition A week with the Brydge… Read more →

Thousands of Jenkins servers will let anonymous users become admins

Thousands, if not more, Jenkins servers are vulnerable to data theft, takeover, and cryptocurrency mining attacks. This is because hackers can exploit two vulnerabilities to gain admin rights or log in using invalid credentials on these servers. Both vulnerabilities were discovered by security researchers from CyberArk, were privately reported to the Jenkins team, and received fixes over the summer. But… Read more →

Will the iPhone XR be even cheaper? I went to phone stores to find out

A money-off message in the Apple Store window? You don’t see that every day. Chris Matyszczyk/ZDNet I hadn’t expected so many emails. When I wrote last week about going to Best Buy to get some (hopefully) objective information about the iPhone XR, readers chimed in. Many wondered whether Apple‘s latest phone — subject to a quite generous trade-in offer that… Read more →

‘Bomb threat’ scammers are now threatening to throw acid on victims

Thursday’s massive spam campaign that sent bomb threats to hundreds of thousands of users across the US and Canada, and caused evacuations of buildings across several cities, was carried out by the same group of spammers responsible for the recent wave of sextortion scams, two cyber-security firms said on Friday. “Multiple IPs involved in sending these bomb threats also sent… Read more →

‘Bomb threat’ scammers are now threatening to throw acid on victims

Thursday’s massive spam campaign that sent bomb threats to hundreds of thousands of users across the US and Canada, and caused evacuations of buildings across several cities, was carried out by the same group of spammers responsible for the recent wave of sextortion scams, two cyber-security firms said on Friday. “Multiple IPs involved in sending these bomb threats also sent… Read more →

‘Bomb threat’ scammers are now threatening to throw acid on victims

Thursday’s massive spam campaign that sent bomb threats to hundreds of thousands of users across the US and Canada, and caused evacuations of buildings across several cities, was carried out by the same group of spammers responsible for the recent wave of sextortion scams, two cyber-security firms said on Friday. “Multiple IPs involved in sending these bomb threats also sent… Read more →