September 13, 2021

Google Chrome 93.0.4577.82 for Windows, Mac, and Linux that addressed eleven security issues, including two zero-days actively exploited. Google released Chrome 93.0.4577.82 for Windows, Mac, and Linux that fixed eleven security issues, including two zero-days vulnerabilities actively exploited in the wild. This is the tenth zero-day vulnerability in Chrome fixed by Google that was exploited […]

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Researchers discovered Linux and Windows implementations of the Cobalt Strike Beacon developed by attackers that were actively used in attacks in the wild. Threat actors re-implemented from scratch unofficial Linux and Windows versions of the Cobalt Strike Beacon and are actively using them in attacks aimed at organizations worldwide.Cobalt Strike is a legitimate penetration testing tool designed as an attack […]

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Facebook announced it will allow WhatsApp users to encrypt their message history backups in the cloud. Facebook will continue to work to protect the privacy of WhatsApp users and announced that it will allow users to encrypt their message history backups in the cloud. While WhatsApp has already implemented end-to-end encrypion since 2016, the company […]

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Facebook announced it will allow WhatsApp users to encrypt their message history backups in the cloud. Facebook will continue to work to protect the privacy of WhatsApp users and announced that it will allow users to encrypt their message history backups in the cloud. While WhatsApp has already implemented end-to-end encrypion since 2016, the company […]

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Head of Mandiant Intelligence at FireEye Sandra Joyce talks with Microsoft’s Ann Johnson about the cybersecurity threats to US elections and how to fight them.

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Spook.js is a new side-channel attack on modern processors that can allow bypassing Site Isolation protections implemented in Google Chrome. Boffins devised a transient side-channel attack on modern processors, “Spook.js,” that can be abused by threat actors to bypass Site Isolation protections implemented in Google Chrome and Chromium browsers. The technique allows in some cases to steal sensitive […]

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Today’s podcast reports on the return of the REvil ransomware gang,  the discovery of a new botnet launching huge DDoS attacks and an increase in Formbook malware

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Technology giant Olympus announced it was the victim of a ransomware attack and is currently investigating the extent of the incident. Olympus issued a statement to announce that its European, Middle East and Africa computer network was hit by a ransomware attack. “Upon detection of suspicious activity, we immediately mobilized a specialized response team including […]

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Technology giant Olympus announced it was the victim of a ransomware attack and is currently investigating the extent of the incident. Olympus issued a statement to announce that its European, Middle East and Africa computer network was hit by a ransomware attack. “Upon detection of suspicious activity, we immediately mobilized a specialized response team including […]

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Technology giant Olympus announced it was the victim of a ransomware attack and is currently investigating the extent of the incident. Olympus issued a statement to announce that its European, Middle East and Africa computer network was hit by a ransomware attack. “Upon detection of suspicious activity, we immediately mobilized a specialized response team including […]

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The trial for Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes officially begins, Facebook offers to buy $100 million in invoices, and Samsung adds virtual memory to a smartphone in India. It’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag Trending! It’s Monday, September 13, and I’m your host, Tom Li. The trial for Theranos founder […]

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The trial for Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes officially begins, Facebook offers to buy $100 million in invoices, and Samsung adds virtual memory to a smartphone in India. It’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag Trending! It’s Monday, September 13, and I’m your host, Tom Li. The trial for Theranos founder […]

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