Almost ‘All Modern Computers’ Affected By Cold Boot Attack, Researchers Warn

Security researchers have discovered a flaw with nearly all modern computers that allow potential hackers to steal sensitive information from your locked devices. CNET adds: The attack only takes about five minutes to pull off, if the hacker has physical access to the computer, F-Secure principal security consultant Olle Segerdahl said in a statement Thursday. Cold boot attacks can steal data on a computer’s RAM, where sensitive information is briefly…

September 13, 2018
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Adobe beats with Q3 revenues of $2.29B vs. $2.25B est., up 24% YoY, subscription revenues up 25% YoY, and net income of $666.3M, up 59% YoY (Natalie Gagliordi/ZDNet)

September 13, 2018

Natalie Gagliordi / ZDNet: Adobe beats with Q3 revenues of $2.29B vs. $2.25B est., up 24% YoY, subscription revenues up 25% YoY, and net income of $666.3M, up 59% YoY  —  The Photoshop maker reported third quarter revenue of $2.29 billion, up 24 percent from the same period last year. Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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Multipurpose market’s gradual recovery continues on demand

Above: BBC Chartering’s Emerald ship. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. The multipurpose market is slowly improving from a demand and freight rate point of view, and the fleet also continues to evolve away from “simple” gearless or low-lift-capacity vessels to more specialized, high-lift-capacity ships, according to Susan Oatway, senior analyst, multipurpose and breakbulk… Source: http://www.joc.com

September 13, 2018
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Facebook Creates an AI-Based Tool To Automate Bug Fixes

Facebook is trying to speed up the time it takes to roll out new software updates and debug any issues in them with a new tool called SapFix that its engineers are building. From a report: SapFix, which is still under development, is designed to generate fixes automatically for specific bugs before sending them to human engineers for approval. Facebook, which announced the tool today ahead of its Scale conference…

September 13, 2018
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Facebook has built and deployed an AI tool, SapFix, that identifies bugs in code, tests patches, and suggests the best to apply, will share with devs eventually (Josh Constine/TechCrunch)

Josh Constine / TechCrunch: Facebook has built and deployed an AI tool, SapFix, that identifies bugs in code, tests patches, and suggests the best to apply, will share with devs eventually  —  Facebook has quietly built and deployed an artificial intelligence programming tool called SapFix that scans code … Source: http://www.techmeme.com

September 13, 2018
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