Nintendo confides that the Switch could be difficult to find in 2022, Logan Paul sacrifices 15 Game Boy Color and anger many Internet users, one of the torrents of Spider-Man 3 conceals a cryptomining malware, it is the recap ‘ of the week.
This last week of the year 2021 was once again rich in revelations and warnings! We talked about Nintendo with the stock outages to be expected for the Switch but also thanks to Logan Paul who made an epoxy resin table by sacrificing 15 Game Boy Color. While Spider-Man No Way Home is already available on pirate sites a few days after its theatrical release, beware of one of the torrent files that hides cryptomining malware. Hackers are everywhere and another virus has just been discovered by Korean researchers in an unsuspected area of some Micron SSDs. Welcome to the first recap of the week of the year!
Switch: demand for 2022 may not be able to be met
The CEO of Nintendo’s Kyoto firm has revealed that it will be difficult to find a Switch in 2022. Shuntaro Furukawa explains that the console is a victim of its success and excellent sales in 2021, and that production remains slowed down by the semiconductor shortage. The president of the Japanese brand warns that there is a strong possibility that there will be shortages next year. ” It’s going to depend on demand, but I’m afraid we might not be able to make as many consoles as we would like. »Says Shuntaro Furukawa.
Read: Nintendo says it will be difficult to find a Switch in 2022
A table made up of 15 Game Boy Color that does not amuse the fans
Logan Paul has once again rocked the web with a video in which we see the famous YouTuber plunging 15 Game Boy Color into epoxy resin, in order to make a unique table on the theme of Pokémon. Shared on TikTok and Twitter, the video quickly surpassed seven million views but didn’t win over everyone. Many Internet users were indeed shocked by this “mess”, this “sacrilege”, the Youtubeur making these consoles in perfect condition eternally unusable.
Read: Logan Paul embeds 15 Game Boy Color in a resin table, internet users raving mad
Watch out for this fake Spider-Man 3 torrent
Barely released in theaters, Spider-Man No Way Home was quickly made available for illegal download, but it’s not without risk. Indeed, ReasonLabs has just spotted that one of the files masquerading as the latest Marvel is actually dangerous malware created to mine cryptocurrency once installed on your PC. The virus is unfortunately able to escape the vigilance of Windows Defender. So beware of the torrent that has spiderman_net_putidomoi.torrent.exe for file name.
Read: Spider-Man No Way Home is already available for torrent download, but there’s a catch
Why does Windows Update offer to download old updates?
When you go to Windows Update settings, you may find that the Optional Updates folder has a lot of driver updates waiting to be installed. Most of them are very old and therefore obsolete. However, this is not a bug, but a solution from Microsoft to allow the different categories of drivers to coexist in Windows Update. The Redmond giant justifies this storage by explaining “ that this is a support utility that should not overwrite other drivers. “
Read: Windows 10 & 11: This Is Why Windows Update Downloads Outdated Driver Updates
New attack targets certain Micron SSDs
A new type of malware undetectable by antiviruses has just been spotted by Korean security researchers. The attack is nested in the Micron brand SSDs using Flex Capacity technology. The malware is injected between the storage area of the disk and that of the Over Provisioning, then allowing hackers to exploit this space as they see fit, collect data and conceal malicious code without arousing the slightest suspicion.
Read: This malware undetectable by antiviruses hides in an unsuspected place of the SSD