Microsoft Exchange servers worldwide hit by stealthy new backdoor

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Researchers have identified stealthy new malware that threat actors have been using for the past 15 months to backdoor Microsoft Exchange servers after they have been hacked. Dubbed SessionManager, the malicious software poses as a legitimate module for Internet Information Services (IIS), the web server installed by default on Exchange servers. […]

How to track your period safely post-Roe

3. After you delete your app, ask the app provider to delete your data. Just because you removed the app from your phone does not mean the company has gotten rid of your records. In fact, California is the only state where they are legally required to delete your data. Still, many companies are willing […]

Composable enterprise spurs innovation

Overall, 74% of companies accelerated plans to move to the cloud by more than a year, jettisoning legacy technologies and operating models to embrace data and applications, according to business analysis firm ZK Research. A key part of that transformation relied on using applications, usually in the cloud, that integrated apps and data with low-code […]

The US Supreme Court just gutted the EPA’s power to regulate emissions

What was the ruling? The decision states that the EPA’s actions in a 2015 rule, which included caps on emissions from power plants, overstepped the agency’s authority. “Capping carbon dioxide emissions at a level that will force a nationwide transition away from the use of coal to generate electricity may be a sensible ‘solution to […]

China lured graduate jobseekers into digital espionage

reader comments 0 with 0 posters participating Share this story Chinese university students have been lured to work at a secretive technology company that masked the true nature of their jobs: researching western targets for spying and translating hacked documents as part of Beijing’s industrial-scale intelligence regime. The Financial Times has identified and contacted 140 […]

The Download: Algorithms’ shame trap, and London’s safer road crossings

Working in finance at the beginning of the 2008 financial crisis, mathematician Cathy O’Neil got a firsthand look at how much people trusted algorithms—and how much destruction they were causing. Disheartened, she moved to the tech industry, but encountered the same blind faith. After leaving, she wrote a book in 2016 that dismantled the idea […]

YouTube content creator credentials are under siege by YTStealer malware

Getty Images reader comments 3 with 3 posters participating Share this story In online crime forums, specialization is everything. Enter YTStealer, a new piece of malware that steals authentication credentials belonging to YouTube content creators. “What sets YTStealer aside from other stealers sold on the Dark Web market is that it is solely focused on […]

Getting more girls into game development

Peter Griffin, Editor. 30 June 2022, 10:00 am Video games are big business for New Zealand with the game development industry worth $276 million last year according to the New Zealand Game Developers Association. However, as with many areas of technology, it struggles with a gender imbalance, with the NZGDA data showing that just 19% […]

The Download: Introducing our TR35 list, and the death of the smart city

Spoiler alert: our annual Innovators Under 35 list isn’t actually about what a small group of smart young people have been up to (although that’s certainly part of it.) It’s really about where the world of technology is headed next. As you read about the problems this year’s winners have set out to solve, you’ll […]


The Institute has proffered inspiration in other ways. At a Baltimore Comic Con where she was on a panel, Chu reconnected with Wisdom Coleman ’91. Coleman talked about his experiences as a combat pilot in Afghanistan and the women who served alongside him there. The lives of those women became the basis for Chu’s first […]