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DinodasRAT Linux variant targets users worldwide

Security Affairs

A Linux variant of the DinodasRAT backdoor used in attacks against users in China, Taiwan, Turkey, and Uzbekistan, researchers from Kaspersky warn. Researchers from Kaspersky uncovered a Linux version of a multi-platform backdoor DinodasRAT that was employed in attacks targeting China, Taiwan, Turkey, and Uzbekistan. DinodasRAT (aka XDealer ) is written in C++ and supports a broad range of capabilities to spy on users and steal sensitive data from a target’s system.

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A Ghost Ship’s Doomed Journey Through the Gate of Tears

WIRED Threat Level

Millions lost internet service after three cables in the Red Sea were damaged. Houthi rebels deny targeting the cables, but their missile attack on a cargo ship, left adrift for months, is likely to blame.

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Ross Anderson

Schneier on Security

Ross Anderson unexpectedly passed away Thursday night in, I believe, his home in Cambridge. I can’t remember when I first met Ross. Of course it was before 2008, when we created the Security and Human Behavior workshop. It was well before 2001, when we created the Workshop on Economics and Information Security. (Okay, he created both—I helped.

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You Should Update Apple iOS and Google Chrome ASAP

WIRED Threat Level

Plus: Microsoft patches over 60 vulnerabilities, Mozilla fixes two Firefox zero-day bugs, Google patches 40 issues in Android, and more.

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10 Rules for Managing Apache Cassandra

It’s no surprise that Apache Cassandra has emerged as a popular choice for organizations of all sizes seeking a powerful solution to manage their data at a scale—but with great power comes great responsibility. Due to the inherent complexity of distributed databases, this white paper will uncover the 10 rules you’ll want to know when managing Apache Cassandra.

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Security Affairs newsletter Round 465 by Pierluigi Paganini – INTERNATIONAL EDITION

Security Affairs

A new round of the weekly SecurityAffairs newsletter arrived! Every week the best security articles from Security Affairs are free for you in your email box. Enjoy a new round of the weekly SecurityAffairs newsletter, including the international press. Expert found a backdoor in XZ tools used many Linux distributions German BSI warns of 17,000 unpatched Microsoft Exchange servers Cisco warns of password-spraying attacks targeting Secure Firewall devices American fast-fashion firm Hot Topic hit b