Bad News is an online game that puts the player in the place of the disinformation agents responsible for producing 'fake news'. The goal is to 'vaccinate' the players against those same tactics.
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More than 4,000 websites were affected by a cryptojacking attack that exploited an assistive technology browser plugin. Several prominent government websites worldwide were among the affected.
Nintendo's first attempt to create a smartphone game, Miitomo was released in March 2016 but will be shut down on May 9. Until then, users can enjoy the Miitomo Final Thank You Festival.
Chronicle is an intelligence and analytics cybersecurity company created from one of Alphabet's X projects. Its platform is coupled with VirusTotal and plans to improve security teams' productivity.
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Chrome 64 arrives with some highly anticipated new features and mitigation for the Meltdown and Spectre CPU vulnerabilities. It is expected to roll out over the next few days or weeks.
The Windows Desktop Program is Microsoft's new online tool for desktop app developers, through which they can access detailed analytics and download stack traces and CAB files related to app failures.
Facebook has admitted that social media "allows people to spread misinformation and corrode democracy". Also, the company announced it will hire more than 10,000 people this year to tackle the issue.
A Chinese security researcher submitted two bugs to Google back in August 2017 that, combined, could allow the remote injection of arbitrary code into Android devices. Both bugs are already patched.
More than four years after its release, Windows 8.1 is no longer eligible for mainstream support. Even though security fixes will be provided until 2023, Microsoft will no longer offer bug fixes.
Facebook M, a human-supervised smart assistant based on Messenger, won't be accessible starting January 20. M suggestions, a far simpler version of the assistant, will continue to function, though.
More than a year after ending the Windows 10 free upgrade offer for the general public, Microsoft will finally end its extended offer to assistive technology users this Sunday, December 31.
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As the end of the year approaches, Microsoft wants Xbox gamers to celebrate their gaming achievements with the Xbox Year in Review. The tool gathers personalized gaming data with easy sharing options.
Two years after creating the first two-qubit logic gate, researchers have now announced a new chip design based on currently available technology developed for silicon microprocessors.