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

REvil Ransomware Gang Mysteriously Disappears After High-Profile Attacks – Tempemail

REvil, the infamous ransomware cartel behind some of the biggest cyberattacks targeting JBS and Kaseya, has mysteriously disappeared from the dark web, leading to speculations that the criminal enterprise may have been taken down. Multiple darknet and clearnet sites maintained by the Russia-linked cybercrime syndicate, including the data leak, extortion, Continue Reading

Ransomware Attackers Partnering With Cybercrime Groups to Hack High-Profile Targets – Tempemail

As ransomware attacks against critical infrastructure skyrocket, new research shows that threat actors behind such disruptions are increasingly shifting from using email messages as an intrusion route to purchasing access from cybercriminal enterprises that have already infiltrated major targets. “Ransomware operators often buy access from independent cybercriminal groups who infiltrate Continue Reading

New Stealthy Rootkit Infiltrated Networks of High-Profile Organizations – Tempemail

An unknown threat actor with the capabilities to evolve and tailor its toolset to target environments infiltrated high-profile organizations in Asia and Africa with an evasive Windows rootkit since at least 2018. Called ‘Moriya,’ the malware is a “passive backdoor which allows attackers to inspect all incoming traffic to the Continue Reading

Dependency Confusion Supply-Chain Attack Hit Over 35 High-Profile Companies – Tempemail

In what’s a novel supply chain attack, a security researcher managed to breach over 35 major companies’ internal systems, including that of Microsoft, Apple, PayPal, Shopify, Netflix, Yelp, Tesla, and Uber, and achieve remote code execution. The technique, called dependency confusion or a substitution attack, takes advantage of the fact Continue Reading

Facebook’s QAnon ban omits high-profile Australians linked to conspiracy theory | QAnon- Tempemail

High-profile Australians linked to QAnon will remain untouched by Facebook’s crackdown on the conspiracy theory because the ban does not extend to individual posts, the social media giant has conceded. But experts say Facebook’s announcement overnight that it would significantly escalate attempts to combat misinformation on the site by removing Continue Reading

130 high-profile Twitter accounts targeted in hacking attack | Technology- Tempemail

More than a hundred high-profile Twitter accounts have been hacked, the social network confirmed, as fresh evidence emerged linking the attack to a small group of petty hackers. One hundred and 30 accounts were affected in the unprecedented attack, Twitter said in a statement on Friday morning, adding that “for Continue Reading

Numerous High-profile Accounts were Hacked on Twitter | Tempemail

Image sourced from Mission Statement Academy Twitter fell victim to a major hack that saw verified high-profile accounts – belonging to the likes of Elon Musk, Bill Gates, former US President Barack Obama, Jeff Bezos and Apple, amongst others – taken over. Hackers used these accounts to promote a bitcoin Continue Reading

Several High-Profile Accounts Hacked in the Biggest Twitter Hack of All Time – Tempemail

Social media platform Twitter, earlier today on Wednesday, was on fire after it suffered one of the biggest cyberattacks in its history. A number of high-profile Twitter accounts, including those of US presidential candidate Joe Biden, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, Elon Musk, Uber, and Apple, were breached simultaneously Continue Reading

Scammers take over high-profile Twitter accounts in mass hack – Security- Tempemail

A growing number of high-profile verified Twitter accounts were hacked today, including those belonging to tech billionaires Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates, in what appear to have been an internal systems compromise at the social media provider. Apple and ride-sharing giant Uber’s official account were also compromised, in Continue Reading