Prashant Bhushan: India’s democracy is under attack- Tempemail

P rashant Bhushan was mentally prepared to go to jail. The 63-year-old lawyer had been found guilty of contempt by the Supreme Court of India over two tweets which, judges said, “sought to shake the foundation” of the entire justice system. The tweets in question criticised both the current and Continue Reading

Katie Hopkins forced to apologise for wrongly linking mosque to attack on police | Katie Hopkins- Tempemail

The controversial rightwing commentator Katie Hopkins has been forced to publicly apologise to Finsbury Park mosque in north London after inaccurately linking it to a violent incident in May. The mosque had brought a legal action against Hopkins after she tweeted footage of five men attacking Met police officers, implying Continue Reading

A Patient Dies After Ransomware Attack Paralyzes German Hospital Systems – Tempemail

German authorities last week disclosed that a ransomware attack on the University Hospital of Düsseldorf (UKD) caused a failure of IT systems, resulting in the death of a woman who had to be sent to another hospital that was 20 miles away. The incident marks the first recorded casualty as a consequence Continue Reading

Official rips critics for attack on daughter with COVID-19- Tempemail

A Florida county commissioner is firing back at an anti-mask critic who took to social media, claiming to show the official’s hypocrisy for pushing coronavirus safety precautions on the public while letting her COVID-19 positive daughter defy them. After Palm Beach County Commissioner Melissa McKinlay announced Tuesday that her 19-year-old Continue Reading

New Raccoon Attack Could Let Attackers Break SSL/TLS Encryption – Tempemail

A group of researchers has detailed a new timing vulnerability in Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocol that could potentially allow an attacker to break the encryption and read sensitive communication under specific conditions. Dubbed “Raccoon Attack,” the server-side attack exploits a side-channel in the cryptographic protocol (versions 1.2 and lower) Continue Reading

New Zealand stock exchange hit by cyber attack for second day | Hacking

New Zealand’s stock market has been interrupted by an apparent overseas cyber attack for the second day running. The Wellington-based NZX exchange went offline at 11.24am on Wednesday and although some connectivity was restored for investors, some trading was halted. The NZX said it had experienced “network connectivity issues” and Continue Reading

New Attack Lets Hackers Decrypt VoLTE Encryption to Spy on Phone Calls – Tempemail

A team of academic researchers—who previously made the headlines earlier this year for uncovering severe security issues in the 4G LTE and 5G networks—today presented a new attack called ‘ReVoLTE,’ that could let remote attackers break the encryption used by VoLTE voice calls and spy on targeted phone calls. The attack Continue Reading

Researcher Demonstrates 4 New Variants of HTTP Request Smuggling Attack – Tempemail

A new research has identified four new variants of HTTP request smuggling attacks that work against various commercial off-the-shelf web servers and HTTP proxy servers. Amit Klein, VP of Security Research at SafeBreach who presented the findings today at the Black Hat security conference, said that the attacks highlight how Continue Reading

WhatsApp spyware attack: senior clergymen in Togo among activists targeted | Technology

A prominent Catholic bishop and a priest in Togo have been told they were targeted by spyware made by the private surveillance firm NSO Group, in the first known case of its kind involving members of the clergy. A joint investigation by the Guardian and the French newspaper Le Monde Continue Reading

Hackers cause Telstra outages in Australia’s eastern states with ‘malicious’ cyber attack | Technology

Hackers have carried out a “malicious” cyber attack on Telstra, creating connectivity issues for some home internet users. Telstra reported the denial of service attack on its servers on Sunday which led to widespread internet outages in Australia’s eastern states. A denial of service attack floods a network with traffic Continue Reading