Recent Security News

  • Meta and SQL Server make strange bedfellows on a couch of cyber-pain

    June 24, 2024 at 04:38AM The IT world’s diverse issues converge on the importance of software and services supply chain integrity. Despite its critical role, end-of-life database software receives inadequate attention, contrasting with the prominent AI and cybercrime coverage. Parallels are drawn with the food standards regulatory system, advocating for a similar approach to software…

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  • RedJuliett Cyber Espionage Campaign Hits 75 Taiwanese Organizations

    June 24, 2024 at 04:24AM Between November 2023 and April 2024, a China-linked state-sponsored threat actor named RedJuliett conducted a cyber espionage campaign targeting government, academic, and diplomatic organizations in Taiwan. They utilized various techniques, including deploying web shells and exploiting vulnerabilities, with a focus on collecting intelligence related to Taiwan’s economic policy and diplomatic…

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  • Techie took out a call center – and almost their career – with a cut and paste error

    June 24, 2024 at 03:38AM “Who, Me?” shares reader stories about encountering worse days at work. This week, Hugh inadvertently shared inappropriate jokes with 300 sales agents due to a clipboard mishap, leading to an uproar. Management was given an unusual explanation, attributing the error to a former admin’s downloads. Despite this, the incident actually…

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  • Facial Recognition Startup Clearview AI Settles Privacy Suit

    June 24, 2024 at 03:22AM Clearview AI settled a lawsuit in Illinois, potentially worth over $50 million. The unique agreement grants plaintiffs a share of the company’s value, rather than a traditional payout. Clearview can still work with federal agencies and law enforcement outside Illinois. The settlement engages potential plaintiffs nationally. However, critics say the…

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  • Multiple Threat Actors Deploying Open-Source Rafel RAT to Target Android Devices

    June 24, 2024 at 01:30AM Cyber espionage groups are using an Android remote administration tool, Rafel RAT, disguised as popular apps like Instagram and WhatsApp. This tool can perform various malicious activities like data theft and device manipulation. It has been used in cyber attacks targeting high-profile entities across multiple countries. It highlights the need…

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