Sat.May 11, 2019

Experts found a remote-code execution flaw in SQLite

Security Affairs

Researchers at Cisco Talos discovered an use-after-free() vulnerability in SQLite that could be exploited by an attacker to remotely execute code on an affected device.

Robert Mueller Won't Testify Next Week After All

WIRED Threat Level

Facial recognition run amok, antivirus hacks, and more of the week's top security news. Security Security / Security News

Over 100 flaws in management and access control systems expose buildings to hack

Security Affairs

Security researcher Gjoko Krstic from Applied Risk discovered over 100 vulnerabilities that expose buildings to cyber attacks. Security researcher Gjoko Krstic from Applied Risk discovered over 100 vulnerabilities in management and access control systems from four major vendors.

It's not enough to break up Big Tech. We need a progressive vision for Silicon Valley | Evgeny Morozov

The Guardian Data Protection

Presenting tech companies as America’s greatest menace may appeal to voters, but it does little to chart an alternative future As Facebook all but pleads guilty to a severe form of data addiction, confessing its digital sins and promising to reinvent itself as a privacy-worshiping denizen of the global village, the foundations of Big Tech’s cultural hegemony appear to be crumbling. Most surprisingly, it’s in the United States, Silicon Valley’s home territory, where they seem to be the weakest.

Top 10 industries for monetizing data: Is yours one of them?

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Microsoft SharePoint CVE-2019-0604 flaw exploited in the wild

Security Affairs

According to researchers at AT&T Alien Labs, threat actors are attempting to exploit the CVE-2019-0604 Microsoft Sharepoint vulnerability in attacks in the wild. AlienLabs has seen a number of reports related to the active exploitation of the CVE-2019-0604 vulnerability in Microsoft Sharepoint.

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U.S. DoJ charges 9 individuals that stole $2.5M through SIM swapping

Security Affairs

The U.S. Department of Justice charged nine individuals connected to a hacking crew focused on identity theft and SIM swapping attacks. The U.S.

Mayor Charles Evers, Mississippi 1969

Archives Blogs

May 13th marks the 50th anniversary of the election of Charles Evers as mayor of Fayette, Mississippi, a victory which made Mr. Evers the state’s first African-American mayor of a racially diverse municipality.¹