Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Microsoft president sounds alarm on ‘ongoing’ SolarWinds hack, identifies 40 more precise targets

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Microsoft president Brad Smith warned that the wide-ranging hack of the SolarWinds’ Orion IT software is “ongoing,” and that investigations reveal “an attack that is remark...

Nothing makes me worry more about the SolarWinds hack than Trump now saying it’s...

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“We have it totally under control. It’s one person coming in from China. We have it under control. It’s going to be just fine.” — President Donald Trump on COVID-19, Janu...

Big tech companies including Intel, Nvidia, and Cisco were all infected during the SolarWinds...

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Last week, news broke that IT management company SolarWinds had been hacked, possibly by the Russian government, and the US Treasury, Commerce, State, Energy, and Homeland Security...

Microsoft and Google join Facebook’s legal fight against infamous spyware vendor

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A group of high profile tech companies including Microsoft, Google, Cisco, and VMWare have filed an amicus brief in support of Facebook’s legal action against NSO Group, Microsof...

The ACLU is suing for more information about the FBI’s phone-hacking lab

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On Tuesday, the American Civil Liberties Union filed a new lawsuit demanding information about the FBI’s Electronic Device Analysis Unit (EDAU) — a forensic unit that the ACLU ...

Apparent ransomware attack closes Baltimore County public schools

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The Baltimore County Public School (BCPS) system has canceled classes after an apparent ransomware attack shut down internal networks. Described by officials as “a networking iss...

This messaging app uploads every file you send to the internet, which is bad

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Messaging app Go SMS Pro, which has over 100 million installs from the Google Play store, has a massive security flaw that potentially allows people to access the sensitive content...

Apple responds to privacy concerns over Mac software security process

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Last week, a number of Mac users had trouble opening apps — a problem that seemed to be caused by an Apple security protocol responsible for checking that software comes from tru...

Capcom hack may have exposed 350,000 people’s personal data

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A recent ransomware attack on Capcom may have compromised personal data for approximately 350,000 people, the company says. That information includes names, addresses, birthdates, ...

Zoom’s new security feature will let you stop ‘Zoombombers’ in their tracks

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Zoom will now let you temporarily pause meetings so you can kick out “Zoombombers” or disruptive individuals, the company announced in a blog post. As Zoom usage skyrocketed d...
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Mark Zuckerberg says Kenosha Guard rulings were ‘an operational mistake’

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In a companywide meeting on Thursday, Mark Zuckerberg addressed the recent shooting in Kenosha, Wisconsin, both in a seven-minute public address and in a heated series of questions...

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