However, this is not all that happened this week!Google’s attack on Iranian hacker groups known as APT35 or Charming Kitten and how they Use Telegram bots to let them know When the phishing bait is bitten.Speaking of Telegram, a new report shows how bad the messaging service is Keep extremism away from the platform.
Cloudflare has good news this week because the judge ruled Internet infrastructure companies are not liable When one of its customers infringes the copyrighted design on its website. This is bad news for mankind, because the governor of Missouri has repeatedly threatened to sue a journalist because he responsibly disclosed the security loopholes he discovered on the state website.
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In February, someone Attempt to poison the water supply of Florida cities By invading its control system and drastically increasing the amount of sodium hydroxide. In 2020, a former employee of a water plant in Kansas Access and tamper with its controls Remotely. This was even before the four ransomware attacks recorded by intelligence officials this week, in a joint warning about the continuing threat posed by hackers to U.S. water and wastewater facilities. The alert noted that water treatment plants tend to invest in physical infrastructure rather than IT resources, and they tend to use outdated software versions, both of which make them vulnerable to attack. Disgruntled insiders have ample opportunities to suffer destructive damage, and ransomware attackers always like targets that cannot withstand being offline for long periods of time.Although this is not necessarily surprising-we The same warning was issued as early as April— The FBI/CISA/NSA/EPA joint memorandum provides new details on the number of confirmed attacks in recent months, and provides some guidance for critical infrastructure operators on how to avoid becoming the next victim.
A comprehensive Hacking on Twitch Recently included source code, player payment, etc., resulting in Caused quite a stir in the ribbon especially. But this is not the biggest hack in Twitch history. According to the report, this difference is a compromise in 2014, detailed by Motherboard this week, which is enough for Twitch to “rebuild most of its code infrastructure” because many of its servers may have been compromised. Inside Twitch, hackers are called “emergency pizza” because engineers have to work a lot of overtime—the company has to provide them with dinner—to mitigate the attack. It is worth reading.
You’ve probably heard this story by now, but it’s still worth including such a crazy accusation. The Department of Justice accused Navy nuclear engineer Jonathan Toebbe and his wife of trying to divulge state secrets to foreign countries; the person on the phone turned out to be an FBI agent. Torbay allegedly participated in several times”Dead dropAccording to court documents, he hid the data card in everything from peanut butter sandwiches to a pack of chewing gum. He allegedly provided thousands of documents and demanded $100,000 in cryptocurrency in return.
Always a good idea Update all your devices at any time—Automatically, even-But especially when the update is dedicated to fix the so-called Zero-day vulnerabilityIn this case, a security researcher was so tired of Apple not acknowledging his submission that he released a proof-of-concept vulnerability and full details of four separate iOS security vulnerabilities last month. This is the second one to be patched, and the remaining two need to be patched. Hope that Apple will give him a suitable tip when solving these problems.
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