New Version of Prometei Botnet Infects Over 10,000 Systems Worldwide

Mar 10, 2023Ravie LakshmananEndpoint Security / Hacking An updated version of a botnet malware called Prometei has infected more than 10,000 systems worldwide since November 2022. The infections are both geographically indiscriminate and opportunistic, with a majority of the victims reported in Brazil, Indonesia, and Turkey. Prometei, first observed in 2016, is a modular botnet…

SunnyD Gets an Adult Upgrade

The beloved orange drink brand once known as “Sunny Delight” is releasing a hard seltzer: SunnyD Vodka Seltzer. SunnyD said in a press release that its Vodka Seltzer was created by “popular demand” related to the prevalence of canned cocktails. Though the new SunnyD variation is indeed a vodka seltzer (not malt), it’s just 4.5%…

Investor Mark Suster says a “handful” of bad actors in VC destroyed Silicon Valley Bank

Yesterday at around noon in Los Angeles, investor Mark Suster of the venture firm Upfront Ventures began urging “calm” on Twitter. Silicon Valley Bank had bungled its messaging on Wednesday around an effort to strengthen its balance sheet, and startup founders were beginning to fear that their deposits at the tech-friendly, 40-year-old institution were at…

New Version of Prometei Botnet Infects Over 10,000 Systems Worldwide

Mar 10, 2023Ravie LakshmananEndpoint Security / Hacking An updated version of a botnet malware called Prometei has infected more than 10,000 systems worldwide since November 2022. The infections are both geographically indiscriminate and opportunistic, with a majority of the victims reported in Brazil, Indonesia, and Turkey. Prometei, first observed in 2016, is a modular botnet…

The complete guide to Apple Music

Apple singlehandedly turned the digital music marketplace on its head when it launched the iTunes Store in 2003. Since then, the iTunes Store has evolved into Apple Music, a music streaming service to compete with the likes of Spotify, Tidal, Amazon Music, and other services. Whether you’re new to Apple Music or have been a…

SunnyD Gets an Adult Upgrade

The beloved orange drink brand once known as “Sunny Delight” is releasing a hard seltzer: SunnyD Vodka Seltzer. SunnyD said in a press release that its Vodka Seltzer was created by “popular demand” related to the prevalence of canned cocktails. Though the new SunnyD variation is indeed a vodka seltzer (not malt), it’s just 4.5%…