this week, The Department of Justice has charged a 22-year-old man with tampering with the water supply facility where he used to work. This is a stark reminder that although the power grid attracts the most attention, it is not the only critical infrastructure vulnerable to potentially destructive attacks.
We also studied YouTube’s ongoing problems with child-centric content review; a wired survey found that there were dozens of creepy thumbnails in the video. my world As well as child-centered pursuits, these pursuits are located at or near the top of the “theme” page of the platform. This situation is not as severe as the so-called Elsagate controversy a few years ago. The YouTube kids app that sparked controversy on YouTube is full of grotesque videos in which popular children̵
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It is said that an organization called “Little Drumsticks” had already received $76 million in revenue for its subscription video game cheating service before it broke up this week.The organization charges $10 a month to deceive games like this Overwatch with Call of duty phone. The police said they confiscated $46 million worth of assets (including many luxury cars), destroyed 17 scammers, and arrested 10 people. Chinese technology giant Tencent, which has stakes in several large game companies, cooperates with the authorities to conduct business.
The whistleblower told independent security reporter Brian Krebs (Brian Krebs) that the recent damage to the network equipment company Ubiquiti was much more serious than originally reported. The source stated that the hackers “obtained full read/write access to the Ubiquiti database on Amazon Web Services” and the root administrator had access to Ubiquiti’s AWS account. This is basically the key to the kingdom. Ubiquiti responded by stating that it has no indication that user data has been accessed or stolen, although a source at Krebs said the company did not keep the logs where the information was originally provided to it. Anyway, it was a mess!
In January, Google reported that North Korea’s Lazarus group hackers spent a lot of effort trying to deceive security researchers and even achieved some success in this regard. This week, the search giant’s Threat Analysis Group conducted a follow-up investigation, claiming that the Korean War is still going on, this time with fake websites and fake social media profiles. In some tantalizing inspiration, a Twitter puppet was named Sebastian Lazarescue.
It is safe to say that many people are now feeling pandemic burnout. But please consider the personnel of the US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency. Since the President’s Twitter fired its widely respected leader Chris Krebs last fall, CISA has had to deal with the impact of SolarWinds and Hafnium, the largest attack on the United States in recent history. Hacking activities. Politico reported that the agency’s 2,000 workers are in danger, which may make the country unprepared for the next attack.
Last weekend, a series of nonsense by the US Strategic Command (person responsible for monitoring nuclear weapons) made some people understandably question whether they were hacked. The good news is, no, it’s not. The bad news is that no matter who logs into the account, the kid will stay on the keyboard for a while. Just the right cute and amazing combination!
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