Thousands of internet-connected databases contain high or critical CVEs, says report by cloud security biz

After spending five years poring over port scan results, infosec firm Imperva reckons there’s about 12,000 vulnerability-containing databases accessible through the internet. The study also found that of the 46 per cent of 27,000 databases scanned, just over half that number contained “high” or “critical” vulns as defined by their CVE score. The news might […]

You can finally launch Assistant Driving Mode without starting navigation

Google first announced Assistant Driving Mode over two years ago at I/O 2019, but it wasn’t until late last year that the company actually began rolling out the feature to users. Although initially available in the U.S., the Assistant Driving Mode eventually rolled out to more markets this year, including India, Australia, Canada, and the UK. The Assistant Driving […]

New version of SpaceX’s Starlink internet satellites to begin launching Monday

A batch of 51 Starlink internet spacecraft, debuting new laser inter-satellite links, is set for liftoff Monday night from Vandenberg Space Force Base in California on SpaceX’s first dedicated Starlink mission from the West Coast. The 51 satellites will begin populating a new shell within SpaceX’s Starlink network, following the completion of the first orbital […]