Emotet is still the world’s worst malware – but maybe not for long

One of the most infamous Trojans / malicious / droppers in the world, Emotet seems to be losing some energy when the holidays start.

Check Point Research’s recent Global Threat Index in July 2022 showed that Emotet’s global impact compared to June had decreased by 50% – but warned that it is still the reigning champion of malware and will not change anytime soon.

More bad news for Intel: AMD is making rapid strides in a key market

Mercury Research’s latest forecast shows AMD intends to continue its hot streak in server processor market, which further weakens Intel’s advantage.

The company’s analysis suggests that AMD has increased its server processor market share to 13.9% this quarter, marking the 13th consecutive period of growth.

The scariest Meta device can now be turned into a second office screen

If you’re looking for an external monitor for your home office, Meta thinks this may be the answer – provided you’ve already purchased one of the most malicious products out there.

The company revealed that its Meta Portal devices can now be used as a second screen for PC and Mac users, offering significant performance gains.

The Google Workspace update is another reason to opt out of Microsoft 365

Editing Microsoft Office files such as Word documents and Excel spreadsheets is much smoother for Google Workspace users.

The company announced a number of improvements to the way Workspace users interact with Microsoft Office files, including better file type and edit notifications, which hopes to fix overwrite and restore issues.

You need to download your music library to Fitbit while you still can

Fitbit announced it would stop syncing the wearable device with PC and Mac computers, preventing users from downloading their own music from computers to their devices.

Fitbit has declared it will kill the feature on October 13, writing on your site (opens in a new tab) that “We’re removing the option to sync Fitbit device with the Fitbit Connect app on your computer. Download and use the Fitbit app on your phone to sync your device. “

These award-winning iPhone photos show you what you can do with the older model

Understandably, you miss the iPhone 14, but the iPhone Photography Awards 2022 has just landed to prove that you don’t really need that alleged 48MP camera to take amazing photos.

The annual competition, which is held independently of Apple but has been going on for 15 years, has just announced its impressive list of winners. And it’s not dominated by the latest iPhones at all, with the winners reaching all the way to the 2015 iPhone 6S Plus.

We did some counting and 44% of the winners actually ended up on models from the iPhone 11 or earlier series. That said, by far the best represented phone is the iPhone 12 Pro Max, which ranked behind 23% of the competition’s award-winning photos.

The 2020 iPhone 12 Pro Max was the best-represented model among this year’s winners of the iPhone Photography Awards. (Image Credit: Apple)

The IPPA 2022 Award Policy states that photos “should not be altered in any computer imaging program like Photoshop”, so how is there such a varied range of styles in terms from “abstract” to “travelers”?

OM System OM-5: everything we know so far about the promising travel camera

Fittingly for the camera that will be the last to bear the ‘Olympus’ badge, the OM System OM-1 is one of the best mirrorless cameras we’ve seen this year – and rumors suggest it could soon become a smaller, more affordable sibling called OM System OM-5.

Seasoned fans of Olympus cameras, which were sold to an investment firm last year and reborn as the OM System, will notice a familiar pattern in the naming of this alleged camera. Once upon a time, Olympus cameras were driven by the flagship E-M1 and the E-M5 series offered some of that power in a smaller body for travelers and hobby shooters.

Google offers a new way to protect against erroneous information in the search engine

*Update: Google called us back and explained the questions we had. For starters, new fragments are available for Android, iOS, and computers. According to a company representative, work on them is currently underway and Google will continue to improve them.

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5 signs the movie industry is becoming fully virtual

While the video industry seems to be doing well with its current digital technology, it will soon be re-experiencing an irreversible technological shift that will disrupt almost every aspect of the manufacturing process as we know it.

This is an all-too-familiar shift for an industry that is just emerging from a similar earth-shaking evolution less than 20 years ago.

It looks like the biggest rival of the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 will arrive in the US and UK

The Motorola Razr 2022 has the potential to be the most exciting foldable phone of the year, so it’s disappointing to have only been announced in China so far. But several leaks have suggested it will hit Europe, and possibly even on a global scale.

Roland Quandt – leak with good track record – tweeted (opens in a new tab) saying that “he will certainly come to Europe as well.” Then they sound very confident and in answer (opens in a new tab) Ross Young – who also has a solid record of leaks – said Motorola intends to sell many of them, so “there should be a global release eventually.”