Microsoft: Russian state hackers resort to ransomware

Microsoft attributes a ransomware campaign to an attacker group already believed to be responsible for a blackout in Ukraine and NotPetya. (Image: Profit_Image/Shutterstock.com) At the Cyberwarcon conference, Microsoft spectacularly supplemented its assessment of a new kind of ransomware: "MSTIC notes that Iridium carried out the prestige campaign". Ultimately, this means that Microsoft blames the Russian military … Continue reading Microsoft: Russian state hackers resort to ransomware

Bug fix updates: Apple releases macOS 13.0.1, iPadOS 16.1.1, and iOS 16.1.1

Bug fixes and patched vulnerabilities out of line: Apple presents macOS 13.0.1, iPadOS 16.1.1, and iOS 16.1.1 for Mac, iPad, and iPhone. Apple posted bug fix updates for its latest Mac, iPhone, and iPad operating systems on Wednesday evening. They should fix errors that have occurred in the meantime and plug security gaps – however, Apple … Continue reading Bug fix updates: Apple releases macOS 13.0.1, iPadOS 16.1.1, and iOS 16.1.1

Russia warns it could fire missiles against Western civilian satellites

After threats to the ISS, Russia is now intimidating Western commercial satellite operators. Their support for Ukraine could make them legitimate military targets. After the questionable threats to the International Space Station (ISS), it is now the turn of Western commercial satellites to suffer intimidation from the Russian authorities. In question? The role certain devices play in the unfolding of the … Continue reading Russia warns it could fire missiles against Western civilian satellites

Windows 11 is inspired by one of Apple’s best features

Microsoft will strengthen the link between Windows 11 PCs and Android smartphones. Since most computers don't have a 4G or 5G modem, the best way to connect when you don't have Wifi is to share a smartphone's mobile data connection with the computer. . And if you're using a Mac and an iPhone, tethering is made easy. Indeed, when … Continue reading Windows 11 is inspired by one of Apple’s best features

“Extremely dangerous trend”: Russia threatens Starlink over aid to Ukraine

At the United Nations, Russia has once again sharply criticized the West's handling of civilian infrastructure in space in favor of Ukraine. (Image: Anton Chernigovskii/Shutterstock.com) Russia has renewed its threat against Starlink and commercial satellites, which are also being used to support Ukraine against Russia's war of aggression. The use of civilian infrastructure in space for … Continue reading “Extremely dangerous trend”: Russia threatens Starlink over aid to Ukraine

US sanctions against semiconductor manufacturers: the mood of crisis in China

China has no short-term response to US semiconductor manufacturing restrictions. It seems to be boiling in the background. (Image: HomeArt/Shutterstock.com) The Chinese government seems paralyzed by the new US sanctions against the local semiconductor industry. There is no official reaction and it seems that there is no answer. In the background, the Ministry for Industry and Information Technology … Continue reading US sanctions against semiconductor manufacturers: the mood of crisis in China

Microsoft wants to build an independent mobile store

As an alternative to Google's Play Store and Apple's App Store, Microsoft wants to establish its own store for mobile games. Current documents show this. (Image: ArliftAtoz2205/Shutterstock.com) Microsoft wants to use Activision Blizzard to build its own mobile store as an alternative to the offerings from Google and Apple. This is shown by current documents that the … Continue reading Microsoft wants to build an independent mobile store

Windows 10: Microsoft distributes 22H2 update for everyone

After Windows 11 users have already benefited from the 22H2 update, Windows 10 users will also receive the annual feature update. Microsoft is now distributing the 22H2 feature update for Windows 10 to all users. This means that Windows 10 will receive its annual software facelift just a month after Windows 11. However, more detailed information about the … Continue reading Windows 10: Microsoft distributes 22H2 update for everyone

China sells partially defective chips to Russia

Some Chinese suppliers are said to sell junk chips to Russia and thus circumvent embargoes. The global response to Russia's war of aggression against Ukraine in the form of embargoes has largely cut off the country from supplies covered by the relevant sales bans. Accordingly, Russia can no longer simply order new processors from Intel or … Continue reading China sells partially defective chips to Russia

Microsoft cuts jobs again

Layoffs at Microsoft were already announced in the summer. Now there have been reports of further cuts affecting fewer than 1,000 people. Software giant Microsoft is reportedly laying off employees. As the US tech magazine Axios reported, citing insiders, the number of those affected was less than 1,000 and ran through several areas of the company. The company confirmed … Continue reading Microsoft cuts jobs again