Hackers target visitors to deepfakes forum, use their computers to mine Monero

Your computer can do amazing things for you, but what can it do for hackers? Try this: make money.

That’s what happened when web users navigated to a forum for fans of doctored videos, called deepfakes. According to researchers from Malwarebytes, code running on the website commandeered visitors’ computers to mine Monero, a form of cryptocurrency, as long as the webpage was open on the browser.

Källa: Hackers target visitors to deepfakes forum, use their computers to mine Monero

John Perry Barlow obituary

John Perry Barlow, who has died aged 70 after a long period of ill health, started as a cattle rancher, wrote lyrics for the Grateful Dead, and then became a digital rights activist and a champion of free speech on the internet. His ideas captured the mood of a generation that believed people could reinvent themselves in a new virtual world with no government controls and no national boundaries.

Källa: John Perry Barlow obituary

Hackers stole even more data from Equifax than the public was originally told

Attackers possibly made off with even more data from the Equifax hack than the public has been told.

Last year, the credit reporting company admitted that the personal information such as names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses and some driver’s license and credit card numbers of 145.5 million consumers had been compromised in a breach.

Källa: Hackers stole even more data from Equifax than the public was originally told

Styr dina lampor direkt från menyn

Styr dina lampor direkt från menyn

Programtipset: Hue Menu

Programtipset: Hue Menu

Hue Menu är ett program för din Mac för att styra dina Philips Hue lampor med din dator.

Hue-lampor styrs via ditt lokala nätverk och du kan ställa in färger och annat med hjälp av program eller appar.

Hue Menu is the best companion for your Philips Hue light bulbs, striking the perfect balance between ease-of-use and powerful features, making it as delightful to use as the official iOS apps.

The changes apply only after clicking outside the NSMenu:

Change the colors of your lamps from the color charts in the menu or from the traditional Mac OS color Picker.
Create presets, so as to save the favorite colors for everyone of your light bulbs.
Select the random mode for all the lights or for a specific light bulb. It will change every second the colours of the light(s) bulb(s).

What’s New

Version 2.9.10:Note: Currently available for $2.99

  • Layout modifications for the widget

Requirements

  • Intel, 64-bit processor
  • OS X 10.10 or later
  • Philips Hue lighting system

Hue Menu

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