Podcast: 30K Macs infected with "Silver Sparrow" virus; M1 Mac SSD health

Credit to Author: Juliet Beauchamp, Ken Mingis, Michael Simon| Date: Thu, 25 Feb 2021 11:56:00 -0800

Security researchers uncovered malware affecting tens of thousands of macOS devices, but it’s unclear what exactly the malware does. Affecting both Intel and Apple Silicon processors, this malware, nicknamed “Silver Sparrow,” still poses a threat. And in other Apple news, some M1 Mac users have reported that the SSDs on their new systems are being overused. Macworld executive editor Michael Simon and Computerworld executive editor Ken Mingis join Juliet to discuss Apple’s response to the virus and SSD issues and what users can do if they’ve been affected.

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Remote Safety Audits Lower Risk for Food and Beverage Manufacturer

Credit to Author: Shubbhronil Roy| Date: Thu, 25 Feb 2021 11:55:03 +0000

According to the multinational insurance carrier FM Global, electrical equipment failure is the #1 cause of fire within industrial sites. Examples of potential electrical hazards that lead to fires include… Read more »

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Scammers, profiteers, and shady sites? It must be tax season

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Thu, 25 Feb 2021 16:46:18 +0000

With tax season around the corner, an aggressive campaign caught our attention and we decided to investigate.

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Microsoft open sources CodeQL queries used to hunt for Solorigate activity

Credit to Author: Eric Avena| Date: Thu, 25 Feb 2021 16:00:47 +0000

We are sharing the CodeQL queries that we used to analyze our source code at scale and rule out the presence of the code-level indicators of compromise (IoCs) and coding patterns associated with Solorigate so that other organizations may perform a similar analysis.

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New Industrial Edge Computing Certification Empowers System Integrators to Become Trusted IT/OT Consultants

Credit to Author: Shaun Loesch| Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2021 15:00:00 +0000

The manufacturing and process sectors are undergoing a transformation commonly referred to as Industry 4.0. These sectors are embracing digital transformation to yield operational efficiencies and reduce production costs. MarketsandMarkets… Read more »

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