Facebook: some high-profile users ‘allowed to break platform’s rules’ | Facebook- Tempemail

Facebook gives high-profile users special treatment, which includes immunity from its rules for some, and allowed Brazilian footballer Neymar to post nude pictures of a woman who had accused him of rape, according to a report. The XCheck or “CrossCheck” system steers reviews of posts by well-known users such as Continue Reading

Tsunami of parcels inundate Chinese universities with students unable to move their things due to Covid restrictions- Tempemail

Chinese universities are battling with an enormous influx of parcels as students return to campus because of coronavirus rules that make it difficult for them to transport personal belongings themselves. Photographs of drop-off points shared to social media show hundreds of rows of boxes waiting to be claimed as well Continue Reading

Emma Raducanu’s Chinese heritage praised by China’s state media | Emma Raducanu- Tempemail

Chinese state media has said the “Chinese style of inner faith” gave British player Emma Raducanu the confidence to win the US Open over the weekend, but some of the country’s internet users asked: why are we calling her Chinese? Raducanu, 18, became the youngest grand slam winner since Maria Continue Reading

Linux Implementation of Cobalt Strike Beacon Targeting Organizations Worldwide – Tempemail

Researchers on Monday took the wraps off a newly discovered Linux and Windows re-implementation of Cobalt Strike Beacon that’s actively set its sights on government, telecommunications, information technology, and financial institutions in the wild. The as-yet undetected version of the penetration testing tool — codenamed “Vermilion Strike” — marks one Continue Reading

Afghan women share pictures of their traditional attire as Taliban announces new rules- Tempemail

Afghan women are sharing photographs of themselves in traditional clothing on social media after the Taliban proposed new rules on women’s education and dress this weekend. On Sunday 12 September, the Taliban’s higher education minister, Abdul Baqi Haqqani, announced that the country’s universities will be segregated by gender and an Continue Reading

Critical Bug Reported in NPM Package With Millions of Downloads Weekly – Tempemail

A widely used NPM package called ‘Pac-Resolver’ for the JavaScript programming language has been remediated with a fix for a high-severity remote code execution vulnerability that could be abused to run malicious code inside Node.js applications whenever HTTP requests are sent. The flaw, tracked as CVE-2021-23406, has a severity rating Continue Reading

Incident response analyst report 2020- Tempemail

 Download full report (PDF) The Incident response analyst report provides insights into incident investigation services conducted by Kaspersky in 2020. We deliver a range of services to help organizations when they are in need: incident response, digital forensics and malware analysis. Data in the report comes from our daily practices Continue Reading

New SpookJs Attack Bypasses Google Chrome’s Site Isolation Protection – Tempemail

A newly discovered side-channel attack demonstrated on modern processors can be weaponized to successfully overcome Site Isolation protections weaved into Google Chrome and Chromium browsers and leak sensitive data in a Spectre-style speculative execution attack. Dubbed “Spook.js” by academics from the University of Michigan, University of Adelaide, Georgia Institute of Continue Reading

Colombia’s 12-year-old eco-activist refuses to let death threats dim passion | Environmental activism- Tempemail

Ever since someone threatened to kill her 12-year-old son, Ana Maria Manzanares says life has felt like Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot. In January, Francisco Vera was sent anonymous death threats on Twitter after the young environmentalist called for better access to education for children during the Covid-19 pandemic. The Continue Reading