New Linux malware combines unusual stealth with a full suite of capabilities

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Researchers this week unveiled a new strain of Linux malware that’s notable for its stealth and sophistication in infecting both traditional servers and smaller Internet-of-things devices. Dubbed Shikitega by the AT&T Alien Labs researchers who discovered it, the malware is delivered through a multistage infection chain using polymorphic encoding. It also […]

White House documents seized from Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home included secret information about a foreign government’s nuclear defense capabilities, The Washington Post reports

This image contained in a court filing by the Department of Justice on Aug. 30, 2022, and redacted by in part by the FBI, shows a photo of documents seized during the Aug. 8 search by the FBI of former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida. Department of Justice via AP Before the FBI […]

Amazon and Walmart are building out delivery capabilities (AMZN, WMT)

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Transportation & Logistics Briefing subscribers hours before it appeared on Business Insider. To be the first to know, please click here. Retail giants Amazon and Walmart have been actively exploring ways to get goods to consumers for some time now. And, earlier this week, both companies made […]

Germany Mulls Nuclear Weapon Capabilities in Trump Era

An idea that was once unthinkable is, in the age of Trump, now beginning to seem like a sensible policy option: Should Germany acquire a nuclear bomb? The answer is yes, according to Christian Hacke, one of Germany’s most distinguished political scientists. In an article for Die Welt am Sonntag in July, he said Germany […]

Found: New Android malware with never-before-seen spying capabilities

Enlarge (credit: portal gda) Last year, researchers found what at the time was quite possibly the world’s most sophisticated espionage app ever written for the Android mobile operating system. Now, in a discovery that underscores the growing arms race among competing malware developers, researchers have uncovered a new Android spying platform that includes location-based audio […]

This Echo Dot competitor has almost all the same features and capabilities — for $20 less

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.       EufyUntil recently, the best advice for anyone who wanted a cheap way to get Amazon’s Alexa into their home was “get an Echo Dot.” That’s […]

Trump touts US ‘nuclear capabilities’ as option for dealing with North Korea in call with Japan

Reuters/Carlos Barria The White House on Sunday published a readout of President Donald Trump’s talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that listed “nuclear capabilities” as an option for dealing with North Korean aggression. The readout, in which both leaders recommitted themselves to mutual protection in light of North Korea’s sixth nuclear-weapons test just hours earlier, […]

US ready to use ‘nuclear capabilities’ to defend itself & allies from N. Korea – Trump

The White House has warned that the US is ready to use the “full range” of capabilities at its disposal and might resort to using its nuclear arsenal against North Korea if it continues to threaten Washington or its allies. On Sunday, President Trump again called Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe by telephone to reaffirm […]

Report: Xbox One X benchmarks detail 4K capabilities

When we got our first hands-on (and eyes-on) experience with the Xbox One X at E3 last month, we weren’t exactly in awe of the improved resolutions and graphical effects on display. Now, though, we’re starting to see initial reports of just how “the most powerful console ever” improves raw performance on games originally designed for the […]