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Ten years later, malware authors are still abusing ‘Heaven’s Gate’ technique

Data-stealing malware returns upgraded with cryptominer and trojan Large parts of the Scranos operation were taken out in April – but it’s already back and the criminals behind it seem more determined than ever, adding a trojan and a cryptojacker to their adware scheme. More than ten years after it was first detailed in a hacker e-zine (online magazine), malware… Read more →

IBM’s Watson Marketing breaks off into separate company

IBM’s Watson Marketing platform officially launched as a standalone company on Monday, about three months after IBM announced it would sell off its commerce and marketing cloud business to the investment management firm Centerbridge Partners. The new company, which will announce its new name and brand later this month, offers marketing automation tools, marketing analytics, advertising and content management tools. … Read more →

IBM’s Watson Marketing breaks off into separate company

IBM’s Watson Marketing platform officially launched as a standalone company on Monday, about three months after IBM announced it would sell off its commerce and marketing cloud business to the investment management firm Centerbridge Partners. The new company, which will announce its new name and brand later this month, offers marketing automation tools, marketing analytics, advertising and content management tools. … Read more →

IBM’s Watson Marketing breaks off into separate company

IBM’s Watson Marketing platform officially launched as a standalone company on Monday, about three months after IBM announced it would sell off its commerce and marketing cloud business to the investment management firm Centerbridge Partners. The new company, which will announce its new name and brand later this month, offers marketing automation tools, marketing analytics, advertising and content management tools. … Read more →

Firefox finally fixes the problems with antivirus apps crashing HTTPS websites

After more than six months of constant problems with antivirus software meddling with Firefox’s configuration and certificate store only to crash HTTPS websites, Mozilla announced today a final solution for this long-pressing issue. According to Mozilla Certificate Authority Program Manager Wayne Thayer, starting with Firefox 68, the browser will automatically enable an about:config preference that will make it less likely… Read more →

Microsoft starts testing Windows 10 19H2 in the Slow Ring

Credit: Microsoft In April this year, Microsoft officials made the unprecedented move of skipping over a Windows 10 feature during testing. It jumped from testing 19H1 (the May 2019 update) to testing its 20H1 build without first testing 19H2. Since then, Microsoft hasn’t said almost anything about 19H2, other than at one point saying more information about it would be… Read more →

Oracle buys Brazilian firm Oxygen Systems

Oracle has announced its acquisition of Brazil-based Oxygen Systems as it drives efforts towards growing its small and medium enterprise (SME) market share in the country. Created in 2017 as a spin-off of Chilean IT integrator Sonda, Oxygen Systems is focused on the localization of the systems offering under Oracle’s enterprise resource planning (ERP) Netsuite. see this Stacking up the… Read more →

Wallet killer: Why Apple Card is the next best thing to getting an RFID implant

Apple Card: Why banking can be lucrative for Apple Yes, Apple went Hollywood and launched a gaming and news service to bolster services revenue. But 5 years from now the real pivot will be Apple Card and how the company got into banking. Read more: https://zd.net/2up5v0W I’ve already gone on record that I hate wallets. I wish they would go… Read more →