Malicious code in APKPure app- Tempemail

Recently, we’ve found malicious code in version 3.17.18 of the official client of the APKPure app store. The app is not on Google Play, but it is itself a quite a popular app store around the world. Most likely, its infection is a repeat of the CamScanner incident, when the Continue Reading

PHP Site’s User Database Was Hacked In Recent Source Code Backdoor Attack – Tempemail

The maintainers of the PHP programming language have issued an update regarding the security incident that came to light late last month, stating that the actors may have gotten hold of a user database containing their passwords to make unauthorized changes to the repository. “We no longer believe the Continue Reading

PHP’s Git Server Hacked to Insert Secret Backdoor to Its Source code – Tempemail

In yet another instance of a software supply chain attack, the official PHP GitHub repository was tampered with to insert unauthorized updates. The two malicious commits were pushed to the “php-src” repository hosted on the server, illicitly using the names of Rasmus Lerdorf, the author of the programming language, Continue Reading

Mimecast Finds SolarWinds Hackers Stole Some of Its Source Code – Tempemail

Tempemail security firm Mimecast on Tuesday revealed that the state-sponsored SolarWinds hackers who broke into its internal network also downloaded source code out of a limited number of repositories. “The threat actor did access a subset of email addresses and other contact information and hashed and salted credentials,” the company Continue Reading

Facebook reverses Australia news ban after government makes media code amendments | Australian media

Facebook will restore Australian news pages in the next few days after the government agreed to more amendments to the media bargaining code that makes the social network and Google pay for news. On Thursday Facebook blocked all news on its platform in Australia, and inadvertently blocked information and government Continue Reading

Australian government ready to pursue Facebook and Twitter if misinformation code doesn’t work | Australia news- Tempemail

The Australian government has not ruled out taking tougher action against social media giants like Facebook and Twitter if a new industry-developed code fails to limit the spread of misinformation and disinformation on their platforms. The new code of practice, developed by industry organisation Digi and released on Monday, has Continue Reading

SolarWinds Hackers Stole Some Source Code for Microsoft Azure, Exchange, Intune – Tempemail

Microsoft on Thursday said it concluded its probe into the SolarWinds hack, finding that the attackers stole some source code but confirmed there’s no evidence that they abused its internal systems to target other companies or gained access to production services or customer data. The disclosure builds upon an earlier Continue Reading

Google launches News Showcase in Australia in sign of compromise over media code | Google

Google has launched its News Showcase product in Australia in a sign the company is seeking a way to avoid acting on its threat to withdraw search from the country in response to the federal government’s proposed news media code. The product was launched on Friday with seven Australian publishers Continue Reading

Google threatens to shut down search in Australia over digital news code – video | Technology- Tempemail

Google Australia’s managing director Mel Silva has told a Senate committee the tech giant could remove its search engine from Australia if a code forcing the companies to negotiate payments to news media companies goes ahead. The threat comes as Google and Facebook are fighting against legislation currently before the Continue Reading

Google threatens to shut down search in Australia if digital news code goes ahead | Social media- Tempemail

Google has threatened to remove its search engine from Australia if a code forcing the company to negotiate payments to news media companies goes ahead, saying the proposal sets a “dangerous precedent”. Last week it was revealed Google was testing removing news sites, including Guardian Australia, from search results for Continue Reading