Alibaba Cloud in trouble with Beijing for Log4J annoucement • The Register | #linux | #linuxsecurity | #cybersecurity | #hacker

China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology has suspended Alibaba Cloud’s membership of an influential security board to protest its handling of the Log4j flaw. The move appears odd as The Apache Software Foundation credited Alibaba Cloud’s Chen Zhaojunfor identifying and reporting the Log4J flaw in the first place. You……

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Uber Ex-Security Chief Faces Additional Charges – Daily Breeze | #computerhacking | #hacking | #cybersecurity | #hacker

Joe Schneider (Bloomberg) — Uber Technologies Inc.’s former chief security officer Joseph Sullivan faces a new wire fraud charges in addition to earlier charges related to covering up a 2016 data breach that compromised the personal information of 57 million drivers and users. A superseding indictment handed down Wednesday describes……

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Uber Ex-Security Chief Faces Additional Charges – Daily News | #computerhacking | #hacking | #cybersecurity | #hacker

Joe Schneider (Bloomberg) — Uber Technologies Inc.’s former chief security officer Joseph Sullivan faces a new wire fraud charges in addition to earlier charges related to covering up a 2016 data breach that compromised the personal information of 57 million drivers and users. A superseding indictment handed down Wednesday describes……

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Top 10 IT Security Headlines of 2021 — Redmondmag.com | #microsoft | #hacking | #cybersecurity | #cybersecurity | #hacker

News Top 10 IT Security Headlines of 2021: The Vulnerabilities We Spent Worrying About Let’s take a look back at our year of vulnerability exposures, reactionary patches and losing sleep over what security hole would emerge tomorrow. 10. April Microsoft Security Patches Released, Bringing More Critical Exchange Server Fixes……

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What is Log4j? A cybersecurity expert explains the latest internet vulnerability, how bad it is and what’s at stake | #computerhacking | #hacking | #cybersecurity | #hacker

Log4Shell, an internet vulnerability that affects millions of computers, involves an obscure but nearly ubiquitous piece of software, Log4j. The software is used to record all manner of activities that go on under the hood in a wide range of computer systems. Jen Easterly, director of the U.S. Cybersecurity &……

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AvosLocker ransomware exploits AnyDesk and Safe Mode: Sophos | #linux | #linuxsecurity | #cybersecurity | #hacker

Security vendor Sophos says the attackers behind the AvosLocker ransomware are using the combination of Windows Safe Mode and the AnyDesk remote administration tool to bypass security controls and plant their malware. AvosLocker is a fairly recent ransomware-as-a service that has already been used to attack Windows and Linux systems……

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Did China fake the coverage of tennis star Peng Shuai? | #socialmedia | #cybersecurity | #hacker

Analysis of footage of tennis star Peng Shuai released by Chinese state media indicates that government officials may have orchestrated the coverage. On 2 November, Peng used Chinese social-media site Weibo to accuse former Chinese vice-premier Zhang Gaoli of sexual misconduct. The post was removed from the platform within 20……

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Hillicon Valley — Five Eyes nations warn of cyber threats | #cybersecurity | #cyberattack | #cybersecurity | #hacker

Today is Wednesday. Welcome to Hillicon Valley, detailing all you need to know about tech and cyber news from Capitol Hill to Silicon Valley. Subscribe here: thehill.com/newsletter-signup. Follow The Hill’s cyber reporter, Maggie Miller (@magmill95), and tech team, Chris Mills Rodrigo (@millsrodrigo) and Rebecca Klar (@rebeccaklar_), for more coverage. Top……

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Posts share misleadingly edited video of Trudeau’s year-end interview | #socialmedia | #cybersecurity | #hacker

Copyright AFP 2017-2021. All rights reserved. Social media posts feature a clip of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaking about “attacking fundamental rights,” with some suggesting he was referencing his government’s response to Covid-19. But the clip has been misleadingly edited, and the Liberal leader was answering a question about……

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Mayor de Blasio Announces Finalists to Anchor City’s Climate Solutions Center on Governors Island | #education | #technology | #training | #cybersecurity | #hacker

December 22, 2021 Four teams led by top universities move to next phase of competition dedicated to advancing New York City as a leader in the development of urban climate solutions NEW YORK—Mayor Bill de Blasio and The Trust for Governors Island (the Trust) today announced the next steps in……

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