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More than a thousand companies have been cyberattacked, as a result of which supermarkets have been closed

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More than a thousand companies have been cyberattacked, as a result of which supermarkets have been closed

Computer software from US company Kaseya, the victim of a cyberattack since Friday, “has been used to encrypt more than a thousand companies,” according to cybersecurity company Huntress Labs. One of Sweden’s leading supermarket chains has temporarily closed almost all of its 800 stores due to a problem with its cash register management program.

Kaseya, who categorized the attack as “sophisticated”, for his part assured that it was limited to “a very small number of clients”, but the latter, in turn, provide services to other companies that managed to manage the pirates. demand a ransom.

The US Cyber ​​and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) is “monitoring the situation closely,” said Eric Goldstein, the organization’s head of cybersecurity.

“We are working with Kaseya and coordinating with the FBI (US Federal Police) to raise awareness for victims who may be harmed.”Goldstein added, quoted by French news agency AFP.

Early Friday afternoon on the east coast of the United States Kaseya learned of a possible incident with her VSA software.even ahead of the long Monday weekend, and it is estimated that “fewer than 40 customers worldwide” will be affected.

A computer program known as ransomware, used by hackers, exploits security holes in a company or another person to encrypt and lock its systems, and then demands a ransom to unblock them.

This attack has already had direct consequences: today, one of Sweden’s main supermarket chains was forced to temporarily close almost all of its 800 stores as a cyber attack paralyzed cash registers.

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“Ransomware attacks” have become commonplace, but typically “cybercriminals run the business,” explained Jerome Billois, cybersecurity expert at Wavestone consultancy.

“In this case, they attacked a computer systems management software company, which allowed them to simultaneously attack dozens or even hundreds of other companies.”, he continued.

“It is difficult to determine exactly how much, because in such a situation, the affected companies lose their media,” commented Billua.

Kaseya, which has asked its customers to shut down all of its systems, cannot know if those systems were shut down “voluntarily or involuntarily,” the expert added.

Based in Miami, Kaseya sells software to small and medium-sized businesses, including VSA software, designed to manage their networks of servers, computers and printers from a single source.and claims to have over 40,000 clients.

According to Huntress Labs, according to the methods used, the ransomware notes and the Internet address provided by the hackers, the author must be a member of a group of “hackers” known as Revil or Sodinokibi.

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Everything has been delivered. 10 Bugatti Centodieci are already in the hands of the owners

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Everything has been delivered.  10 Bugatti Centodieci are already in the hands of the owners

OAll Bugatti Centodieci have been delivered, the Molsheim-based brand said on Monday. Cristiano Ronaldo received the number 07 in October this year. and Bugatti has now revealed that the latest unit – #10 – is already in the possession of its owner.

“The Centodieci combines all the values ​​of the Bugatti brand in an extraordinary package: rarity, innovation, heritage, craftsmanship and unrivaled performance. The production batch of 10 units was so in demand by our customers that it was sold before the Centodieci. was even officially presented,” said Christophe Piochon, president of Bugatti.

This latest example is finished in Quartz White with carbon fiber trim on the bottom and matte grilles. The brake calipers are painted in Light Blue Sport, as is the logo on the rear that refers to the EB110, the iconic Bugatti model that inspired this Centodieci. Inside, the predominant color is also blue, as you can see in the images above.

This block is powered by the same block as the other nine instances. The 8.0-liter W16 with four turbines is capable of developing 1600 hp. In terms of performance, this allows the Centodieci to hit 100 km/h in just 2.4 seconds and reach a top speed of 380 km/h.

Recall that each unit costs the owners eight million euros before taxes.

Read also: We already know when the Bugatti Centodieci fell into the hands of Ronaldo.

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The first Dacia hybrid. “The cheapest hybrid family on the market”

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The first Dacia hybrid.  "The cheapest hybrid family on the market"

BUT Dacia revealed this Monday that the hybrid engine has been available since March on the Jogger, the Romanian brand’s model known to be available with a seven-seat variant.

The Jogger Hybrid 140, Dacia’s first hybrid, will hit dealerships in March, but customers can expect and order it as early as January.

The price has been revealed by Dacia and since it’s only available in the seven-seater SL Extreme, it starts at €28,800. The brand claims it is “the most affordable hybrid family car on the market.”

Available in six existing colors to celebrate the launch of this hybrid, there will be a slate gray version, as you can see in the images above.

Equipped with a 1.6 liter four-cylinder petrol engine with 90 hp, the Jogger is also powered by two electric motors (a 50 hp engine and a high-voltage starter-generator). The total power is 140 horsepower. The electric transmission is automatic, four-speed, connected to an internal combustion engine, and two speeds are connected to an electric motor. This combined technology was possible, according to Dacia, only due to the lack of clutch.

Combined with the energy recovery levels of the 1.2kWh (230V) battery pack and the efficiency of the automatic transmission, regenerative braking delivers all-electric traction on 80% of urban journeys and saves up to 40% of fuel compared to a combustion engine vehicle.

Read also: Dual-fuel Dacia Jogger Eco-G. We tried 5 seater and LPG…

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See how Tesla tests its electric Semi truck in the worst-case scenarios

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Tesla Semi camião elétrico testes

Tesla has finally been able to bring its long-awaited Semi to market. This electric truck promises to revolutionize transportation and bring all the unique characteristics of this type of electric vehicle to this class of vehicles.

Now that the first units have been delivered, there is hope that they will finally be mass-produced and reach more transport companies. With so many promises to be kept, a new video is now emerging showing Tesla testing its Semi truck under worst-case scenarios.


Tesla Semi is already on the market

Like all Tesla electric vehicles, Semi follows the same line of creating a unique design associated with a platform with the most modern technology available. The proof is in what was presented to the public and surprised most people.

To prove the quality of this new proposal, Tesla published in your LinkedIn account new video. In it, he reveals some of the testing he's done to determine the strength and quality of the Semi's design and its (potential) durability.

Tests to prove its durability

It has been revealed that the Tesla electric truck is subjected to numerous tests and its application in the worst scenarios that drivers may face. It doesn't stop at the ruggedness of the Semi's designs, but goes further and focuses on the motors and batteries themselves.

This is the proof that many have been waiting for to ensure that this new proposal is not limited to a lot of autonomy. Its resistance is great and will provide greater durability, further enhancing the Semi's value and performance.

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high quality electric truck

Tesla has already showcased the Semi's quality with a video showing its truck driving roughly 500 miles on just one charge. The big news here is that he managed to make this long journey with a maximum load of about 37 tons.

Now Tesla remains to widely place the Semi on the market. At the moment, only a few companies have access to this new product, with a very long list of pending deliveries, who want to start mass-using this electric truck offering.

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