General Cyber News via Ars Technica Risk Assessment

Billing fraud apps can disable Android Wi-Fi and intercept text messages

Android scamware uses many tricks to sign you up for pricey services.
Publish Date: 7/1/2022
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Microsoft Exchange servers worldwide hit by stealthy new backdoor

SessionManager scours memory for passwords, does recon, and installs new tools.
Publish Date: 6/30/2022
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China lured graduate jobseekers into digital espionage

Student translators were targeted by front company for Beijing-backed hacking group APT40.
Publish Date: 6/30/2022
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YouTube content creator credentials are under siege by YTStealer malware

Researchers unearth suspected credential-stealer service targeting YouTubers.
Publish Date: 6/29/2022
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A wide range of routers are under attack by new, unusually sophisticated malware

Router-stalking ZuoRAT is likely the work of a sophisticated nation-state, researchers say.
Publish Date: 6/29/2022
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Pro-Russia threat group Killnet is pummeling Lithuania with DDoS attacks

DDoSes aim to punish Baltic country's blockade of shipments to Kaliningrad.
Publish Date: 6/27/2022
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Basic home office hacks: 8 things you need to elevate your workspace

We've got some 101-level tips on essential gear for your home office.
Publish Date: 6/27/2022
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How to get started with machine learning and AI

We wrap our heads around the basics of AI/ML and show you how to get a model off the ground.
Publish Date: 6/22/2022
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Mega says it can’t decrypt your files. New POC exploit shows otherwise

Fundamental flaws uncovered in Mega's encryption scheme show service can read your data.
Publish Date: 6/21/2022
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High fossil fuel prices are good for the planet—here’s how to keep it that way

Switching to renewables will only happen if gas prices remain expensive.
Publish Date: 6/20/2022
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Police linked to hacking campaign to frame Indian activists

Details connect police in India to a plot to plant evidence on victims' computers.
Publish Date: 6/17/2022
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Tsunami of junk traffic that broke DDoS records delivered by tiniest of botnets

The DDoS arms race shows no signs of slowing down.
Publish Date: 6/15/2022
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Botched and silent patches from Microsoft put customers at risk, critics say

Case in point: It took five months and three patches to fix a critical Azure threat.
Publish Date: 6/15/2022
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A new vulnerability in Intel and AMD CPUs lets hackers steal encryption keys

Hertzbleed attack targets power-conservation feature found on virtually all modern CPUs.
Publish Date: 6/14/2022
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Coinbase lays off 18 percent of staff as CEO says, “We grew too quickly”

CEO warns of "extended" crypto winter that would heavily reduce trading.
Publish Date: 6/14/2022
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Credentials for thousands of open source projects free for the taking—again!

Leak of credentials can be used in massive supply-chain attacks.
Publish Date: 6/13/2022
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New ultra-stealthy Linux backdoor isn’t your everyday malware discovery

Symbiote gives remote access to any account. Normal methods don't detect it.
Publish Date: 6/9/2022
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Gone in 130 seconds: New Tesla hack gives thieves their own personal key

You may want to think twice before giving the parking attendant your Tesla-issued NFC card.
Publish Date: 6/8/2022
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Feds seize SSNDOB marketplace that listed personal data of 24 million people

SSNDOB websites taken down by seizure orders, but no arrests have been made.
Publish Date: 6/8/2022
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$10 billion fund starts giving US states money for broadband expansions

Every state can get at least $100 million from Treasury Dept's $10 billion fund.
Publish Date: 6/7/2022
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