macOS Sonoma is now available as a free software update, providing a wide range of new features for the Mac that enhance productivity and entertainment. With macOS Sonoma, desktop widgets offer a fresh way to customize the Mac and increase efficiency, while impressive new screen savers, significant improvements to video conferencing and Safari, and enhanced…
A U.S. government contractor was arrested on Aug. 24 based on espionage charges in a complaint unsealed today. Abraham Teklu Lemma, 50, a naturalized U.S. citizen of Ethiopian descent, of Silver Spring, Maryland, is charged with delivering national defense information to aid a foreign government, conspiracy to deliver national defense information to aid a foreign…
Three indictments in three different federal jurisdictions have been unsealed charging multiple Russian cybercrime actors involved in the Trickbot malware and Conti ransomware schemes. Trickbot was a suite of malware tools that aimed to steal money and make it easier to install ransomware. Hospitals, schools, and businesses were among the millions of Trickbot victims who…
A team of researchers has made progress in computer security by creating a new and effective cipher for cache randomization. This cipher, developed by Assistant Professor Rei Ueno from the Research Institute of Electrical Communication at Tohoku University, helps prevent cache side-channel attacks, providing better security and faster performance.
Pixar, Adobe, Apple, Autodesk, and NVIDIA, along with the Joint Development Foundation (JDF), an affiliate of the Linux Foundation, have announced the Alliance for OpenUSD (AOUSD) to promote the standardization, development, evolution, and growth of Pixar’s Universal Scene Description technology.
Unity has launched an AI marketplace in the Unity Asset Store to help developers accelerate AI-driven game development and gameplay enhancements. Alongside the launch of Unity’s new AI platforms, Unity Sentis and Unity Muse, developers now have access to an ever-growing selection of AI tools.
The Justice Department today announced the creation of the new National Security Cyber Section – aka NatSec Cyber – within its National Security Division. The newly established litigating section has secured congressional approval and comes in response to the core findings in Deputy Attorney General Lisa O. Monaco’s Comprehensive Cyber Review in July of 2022.
The Justice Department has announced charges against a Russian citizen, Ruslan Magomedovich Astamirov (АСТАМИРОВ, Руслан Магомедовичь), 20 years old, from the Chechen Republic. Astamirov has been charged for his involvement in deploying numerous cyberattacks, including LockBit ransomware, against computer systems in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Africa.
Apple announced today that the App Store ecosystem generated $1.1 trillion in developer billings and sales in 2022. According to an independent study by economists from Analysis Group, developers have a strong track record of growth and resilience.
An independent study conducted by economists at Analysis Group found that small developers on the App Store grew their businesses and reached more customers around the world, even outpacing larger developers.