A sprawling bot network used fake porn to fool Facebook

In November 2021, Tord Lundström, the technical director of the Swedish digital forensic nonprofit Qurium Media, noticed something strange. A massive DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attack targeted Bulatlat, an alternative Philippine media outlet hosted by the nonprofit. And it came from Facebook users. Lundström and his team found that the attack was just the … Read more

A court in Brazil temporarily bans Valeu, a government-run delivery app created to fight iFood’s monopoly, over complaints of unfair competition (Rest of World)

Rest of the world: A court in Brazil temporarily bans Valeu, a government-run delivery app created to fight iFood’s monopoly, after complaints of unfair competition— Free market politicians argue that a government-controlled app is unfair competition. – • RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL

Best Mac VPN for 2022

If you’re a MacOS user, you’re probably accustomed to a superior level of device security. But that doesn’t mean Mac users can’t benefit from a strong and well-tested virtual private network. Despite Apple’s robust security reputation, internet service providers can still track your browsing habits on both MacOS and iOS, and other sites can still … Read more

Amazon Prime Video Announces Live-Action ‘Blade Runner’ Limited TV Series • TheTechWarrior

“Blade Runner” is getting its own limited series on Prime Video. Amazon confirmed to TheTechWarrior that the streaming services announced today that it is green-lighting “Blade Runner 2099,” the first time the sci-fi franchise is getting a live-action TV show. Last year, Adult Swim made an anime series called “Blade Runner: Black Lotus”. The Hollywood … Read more

iOS 16 review: Lock screen widgets, while not perfect, are an instant upgrade and the myriad other changes make the iPhone more functional and easy to use (David Pierce/The Tech Warrior)

David Pierce / The edge: iOS 16 review: Lock screen widgets, while not perfect, are an instant upgrade and the myriad other changes make iPhone more functional and easy to use— The iOS 16 story is all the things your phone does when you’re not using it. Apple has been saying for years that we…

Prime Video: The 33 Absolute Best TV Shows to Watch

Aside from dropping several TV shows at the beginning of each month, Prime Video doesn’t have a ton of new weekly releases. But occasionally, an Amazon original comes along that deserves to be on your radar. Below, you’ll find highlights for this week, as well as CNET’s full list of best Prime Video original TV … Read more