Today marks the 50th anniversary of the launch of Apollo 6, the final unmanned test before manned Apollo missions. You can follow the Apollo anniversaries on my Twitter feed here.
NBC News reports here on ransomware attacks on 911 and other critical municipal infrastructure in the United States.
Anandtech reports here on the open source AVI 1.0 video codec.
Extrenetech reports here on two issues:
- Many VPN providers have not patched a known security flaw.
- Some VPN providers log user data.
CNN reports here that an Uber vehicle operating in autonomous mode was involved in a fatal accident in Tempe, Arizona.
AnandTech reports here on the manufacturing capability and plans of GlobalFoundries.
The U. S. Department of Homeland security has released a report here. From the announcement:
This alert provides information on Russian government actions targeting U.S. Government entities as well as organizations in the energy, nuclear, commercial facilities, water, aviation, and critical manufacturing sectors.