Misinformation on Facebook got six times more clicks than factual news during the 2020 election, study says- Tempemail

A new study of user behaviour on Facebook around the 2020 election is likely to bolster long-standing arguments from critics that the company’s algorithms fuel the spread of misinformation over more trustworthy sources. The forthcoming peer-reviewed study by researchers at New York University and the Université Grenoble Alpes in France Continue Reading

The D’Amelio Show: what do you do with TikTok fame? | Reality TV- Tempemail

“I get asked why I’m famous a lot,” says Charli D’Amelio, the most followed person on TikTok, early in the third episode of her family’s new Hulu reality show. Just two years ago, she was a high school sophomore in suburban Connecticut posting snippets of dances and jokes with friends Continue Reading

This New Malware Family Using CLFS Log Files to Avoid Detection – Tempemail

Cybersecurity researchers have disclosed details about a new malware family that relies on the Common Log File System (CLFS) to hide a second-stage payload in registry transaction files in an attempt to evade detection mechanisms. FireEye’s Mandiant Advanced Practices team, which made the discovery, dubbed the malware PRIVATELOG, and its Continue Reading

Security operation for Queen’s death includes social media blackouts | The Queen- Tempemail

The UK government’s vast security operation to manage the immediate aftermath of the death of the Queen include official social media blackouts and a ban on retweets. The secret documents, codenamed Operation London Bridge and seen by Politico, reveal the scale of the plans for the funeral and government anxieties Continue Reading

FIN7 Hackers Using Windows 11 Themed Documents to Drop Javascript Backdoor – Tempemail

A recent wave of spear-phishing campaigns leveraged weaponized Windows 11 Alpha-themed Word documents with Visual Basic macros to drop malicious payloads, including a JavaScript implant, against a point-of-sale (PoS) service provider located in the U.S. The attacks, which are believed to have taken place between late June to late July Continue Reading

Cisco Issues Patch for Critical Enterprise NFVIS Flaw — PoC Exploit Available – Tempemail

Cisco has patched a critical security vulnerability impacting its Enterprise Network Function Virtualization Infrastructure Software (NFVIS) that could be exploited by an attacker to take control of an affected system. Tracked as CVE-2021-34746, the weakness has been rated 9.8 out of a maximum of 10 on the Common Vulnerability Scoring Continue Reading