Software

Why an antivirus software company is now into cryptomining.

Over the summer, the antivirus company Norton announced it was adding a new feature to its LifeLock security software: the ability to mine cryptocurrencies using its “Norton Crypto” tool. True to Norton’s roots as a security company, Norton Crypto was billed as a way to help customers improve their cybersecurity by allowing them to mine cryptocurrency without having to rely on “unvetted code on their machines that could be skimming from their earnings or even planting ransomware.” To be sure, there are real security risks associated with downloading and running untrusted mining programs. But, as a general rule, when a

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Norton Put a Cryptominer in Its Antivirus Software

This week, we reported that Signal has gone forward with its controversial cryptocurrency integration. All of the encrypted messaging app’s users now have access to MobileCoin, a privacy-focused cryptocurrency that US exchanges still don’t offer. The intent is to give monetary transactions the same protection from surveillance that Signal brought to messaging. But skeptics worry that introducing a financial element will bring unwanted complexity and regulatory scrutiny to Signal, an app that millions of people have come to rely on.

In hacking news, a criminal campaign has struck thousands of victims in over a hundred countries—which in itself isn’t all

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Why your organization needs a software bill of materials

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more


The recent Log4j vulnerability has exposed systemic problems in how businesses, and the community at large, audit their software.

Early indications show the Log4j vulnerability was being weaponized and exploited days before the news broke about its existence. Organizations needed to take action immediately to find all instances of the vulnerability in linked libraries, but most had no clear overview of where such instances existed in their systems. Google’s own research showed

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2 Software Stocks That Make Tools to Build the Metaverse

Today’s video focuses on bullish and bearish points for Unity Software (NYSE:U) and Autodesk (NASDAQ:ADSK). The stock prices of both companies have taken a massive hit in the past month. Could this drop be a buying opportunity for software investors? Here are some highlights from the video.

  • On Dec. 16, Autodesk announced plans to acquire ProEst, a cloud-based estimating company. Autodesk is already a leader in software tools for the architecture, construction, and engineering markets, and with this acquisition, it will strengthen its pre-construction offerings. 
  • Unity Software continues to be a leader in game creation, as many popular mobile
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The Samsung Galaxy S20 series’ next software update is slated to be stable One UI 4

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How is AI Transitioning Software Testing in 2022?

Software testing is a method that is a critical component of every development project

Software testing is the only planned method of observing an application under certain conditions and allowing testers to identify the risks associated with software installation. In the road to digital transformation, testing, on the other hand, is gradually migrating to increasing automation to assure maximum precision and accuracy. The world is turning to artificial intelligence in an attempt to make the application flawless (AI). This means that, rather than manual testing and human involvement, we are on the verge of seeing robots gradually take control.

 

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Tesla’s New Software 11.0 Update Includes Light Show, Infotainment Updates, And A Megaphone


Tesla launched its Software Version 11.0 on Christmas Eve, which brings a host of updates for the Model 3, Model Y, Model S, and Model X.

One of the most interesting features is the new Tesla Light Show. The features runs through the xLights open-source software on a computer and allows owners to create a light show to perform with any music that owners want. The light show can then be downloaded onto a USB flash drive and uploaded to the car.

Watch Also: Tesla Model 3 Almost Hits Moose In Sweden As Automatic High Beams Freak Out

Elsewhere, Tesla

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Japanese companies switch to ‘software-driven’ business models

TOKYO — New approaches to software are driving a wave of change with the potential to overturn conventional wisdom in manufacturing. How well will Japanese industry be able to respond to “software-defined everything” (SDx), the software-driven transformation of all kinds of goods and services?

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