Thousands of WordPress Sites Hacked to Redirect Visitors to Scam Sites

Sun, 15 May 2022 20:49:00
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Cybersecurity researchers have disclosed a massive campaign that's responsible for injecting malicious JavaScript code into compromised WordPress websites that redirects visitors to scam pages and other malicious websites to generate illegitimate traffic.

"The websites all shared a common issue —...

GNOME Shell Mobile & Mastodon gets funding from German government

Wed, 04 May 2022 19:46:00
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"You might know the prototype fund already. It’s helping open source projects with money and supporting them on their way.

The 11th round includes the GNOME Shell Mobile:
https://prototypefund.de/en/project/gnome-shell-mobile/

Apart from Gnome Shell Mobile there is also funding for Mastodon (O...

CERT NZ ’s latest campaign – ‘Two steps - Too easy’ – is aimed at small-to-medium (SMEs) businesses and will launch in May.

Wed, 04 May 2022 19:39:00
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‘Two Steps - Too Easy’ refers to the two layers of authentication – usually a long, strong password, followed by a unique code provided through the likes of an authenticator app.

Further information on their website (https://www.cert.govt.nz/ - Note that they use Google analytics software on the...

Critical Chipset Bugs Open Millions of Android Devices to Remote Spying

Wed, 04 May 2022 19:36:00
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Three security vulnerabilities have been disclosed in the audio decoders of Qualcomm and MediaTek chips that, if left unresolved, could allow an adversary to remotely gain access to media and audio conversations from affected mobile devices. According to Israeli cybersecurity company Check Point, th...

New Lenovo UEFI Firmware Vulnerabilities Affect Millions of Laptops

Wed, 04 May 2022 19:34:00
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Three high-impact Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) security vulnerabilities have been discovered impacting various Lenovo consumer laptop models, enabling malicious actors to deploy and execute firmware implants on the affected devices. Tracked as CVE-2021-3970, CVE-2021-3971, and CVE-20...