Zoho Launches Remotely in Response to COVID-19 Outbreak

In the wake of the global COVID-19 outbreak, business software provider Zoho launched Remotely, a collaboration and communication platform combining many of the company’s point solutions. Zoho Remotely includes 11 of the vendor’s applications (primarily those included in the Zoho Workplace product suite): Cliq, Meeting, ShowTime, WorkDrive, Projects, Sprints, Assist, Lens, Writer, Sheet, and Show. 

Researchers use AI to translate text found on ancient clay tablets

Scientists at the University of Chicago are developing a machine learning system that can automatically transcribe text found on ancient clay tablets. The DeepScribe system will initially focus on transcribing the Cuneiform writing system used in the ancient Iranian Achaemenid Empire (550–330 BC), the University of Chicago News reports. Existing computer systems struggle to translate…

Critical Patch Released for ‘Wormable’ SMBv3 Vulnerability — Install It ASAP!

Microsoft today finally released software updates to patch a recently disclosed very dangerous vulnerability in SMBv3 protocol that could let attackers launch wormable malware, which can propagate itself from one vulnerable computer to another automatically. The vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2020-0796, in question is a remote code execution flaw that impacts Windows 10 version 1903 and…

Warning — Unpatched Critical ‘Wormable’ Windows SMBv3 Flaw Disclosed

Shortly after releasing its monthly batch of security updates, Microsoft late yesterday separately issued an advisory warning billions of its Windows users of a new critical, unpatched, and wormable vulnerability affecting Server Message Block 3.0 (SMBv3) network communication protocol. It appears Microsoft originally planned to fix the flaw as part of its March 2020 Patch…