Sat.Apr 13, 2024

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Crooks manipulate GitHub’s search results to distribute malware

Security Affairs

Researchers warn threat actors are manipulating GitHub search results to target developers with persistent malware. Checkmarx researchers reported that t hreat actors are manipulating GitHub search results to deliver persistent malware to developers systems. Attackers behind this campaign create malicious repositories with popular names and topics, they were observed using techniques like automated updates and fake stars to boost search rankings. “By leveraging GitHub Actions, the attacker

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[Heads Up] Global Cybercrime Hotspot Countries Revealed: Secure Your Defenses

KnowBe4

In a groundbreaking study that spanned three years, an international research team, including experts from the University of Oxford and UNSW Canberra, has developed the first-ever World Cybercrime Index.

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BatBadBut flaw allowed an attacker to perform command injection on Windows

Security Affairs

A critical vulnerability, named ‘ BatBadBut ’, impacts multiple programming languages, its exploitation can lead to command injection in Windows applications. The cybersecurity researcher RyotaK ( @ryotkak ) discovered a critical vulnerability, dubbed BatBadBut , which impacts multiple programming languages. When specific conditions are satisfied, an attacker can exploit the flaw to perform command injection on Windows. “ The BatBadBut is a vulnerability that allows an attacker to perfo

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Roku Breach Hits 567,000 Users

WIRED Threat Level

Plus: Apple warns iPhone users about spyware attacks, CISA issues an emergency directive about a Microsoft breach, and a ransomware hacker tangles with an unimpressed HR manager named Beth.

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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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I don't have to say it, do I?

KnowBe4

So today, news broke that Iran has sent dozens, if not more than 100 drones to Israel in a direct attack. Discussion on Twitter also claim that ballistic missiles will be sent.

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How Israel Defended Against Iran's Drone and Missile Attack

WIRED Threat Level

The Iron Dome, US allies, and long-range interceptor missiles all came into play.