September 20, 2021

Apache OpenOffice (AOO) is currently impacted by a remote code execution flaw, tracked as CVE-2021-33035, that has yet to be fixed in the official release. Security researcher Eugene Lim (@spaceraccoonsec) recently revealed technical details about a remote code execution flaw, tracked as CVE-2021-33035, (CVE-2021-33035) that impacts OpenOffice (AOO). The experts disclosed the flaw at HackerOne’s […]

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Security misconfigurations are one of the most common gaps hackers look to exploit. One bad configuration setting in a popular cloud platform can have far-reaching consequences, allowing threat actors to access an abundance of valuable, personal inform…

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U.S. The farmers cooperative NEW Cooperative was hit by Black Matter ransomware gang that is demanding a $5.9 million ransom. BlackMatter ransomware gang hit NEW Cooperative, a farmer’s feed and grain cooperative, and is demanding a $5.9 million ransom. The ransomware gang claims to have stolen 1,000 GB of data including the source code for […]

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Security researchers discovered an unsecured database exposed online containing the personal information of millions of visitors to Thailand. The popular cybersecurity research Bob Diachenko discovered his personal data online stored on an unprotected Elasticsearch database containing the personal details of more than 106 million visitors to Thailand. The expert discovered the unsecured database on August […]

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Despite office workers being aware of the cybersecurity challenges faced by their employer – especially when it comes to hybrid working – many admit to high risk behavior including sharing passwords, downloading non-work related files and e…

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It happens all the time: Organizations get hacked because there isn’t an obvious way for security researchers to let them know about security vulnerabilities or data leaks. Or maybe it isn’t entirely clear who should get the report when remote access to an organization’s internal network is being sold in the cybercrime underground.

In a bid to minimize these scenarios, a growing number of major companies are adopting “Security.txt,” a proposed new Internet standard that helps organizations describe their vulnerability disclosure practices and preferences.

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Canada’s biggest telecom operators ranked high in 5G gaming performance, an Opensignal report that measured 5G network performance of 106 network operators found. The Big Three Canadian carriers–Bell, Rogers and Telus–all placed within the top-30 in Opensignal’s 5G Global Mobile Network Experience Awards 2021. Opensignal’s gaming performance category measures latency, jitter and packet loss during […]

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When you look at a digital sign today, don’t be surprised if it is looking back. An increasing number of digital signs are being loaded with sensors and analytics programs so retailers can glean useful data like mapping out the shopping patterns of customers, said Johanny Payero, Senior Manager of OEM of Marketing and Program […]

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Security researchers uncovered a large phishing campaign targeting multiple government departments in APAC and EMEA countries.  Researchers from cybersecurity firm Cyjax uncovered a large phishing campaign targeting multiple government departments in APAC and EMEA countries.  The phishing campaign has been ongoing since spring 2020 when the domains were first transferred to their current host. At […]

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Europol, along with Italian and Spanish police, dismantled a major crime organization linked to the Italian Mafia that focuses on online frauds. Europol, along with law enforcement agencies in Italy and Spain, has dismantled a major crime group linked to the Italian Mafia that was involved in online fraud, drug trafficking, money laundering, and property […]

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Today’s episode reports on hackers looking to exploit the OMIGOD vulnerability, a list of ransomware exploits being used by attackers and AT&T scammer sent to prison

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Amazon bans merchants for fake reviews, Apple threatens to boot Facebook from its App Store, and MacBook displays are randomly cracking. It’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag Trending! It’s Monday, September 20, and I’m your host, Tom Li. Amazon is cracking down on merchants who purchase fake reviews. According […]

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