Containers or VMs? Tempemail Studio OpenStack Lets You Have Both- Tempemail

By Carlos Santamaria Increasingly the market is turning to containers for new developments in telecommunications and other industries, particularly for intelligent edge cloud use cases. For the demanding needs of these edge clouds, we have the Tempemail Studio cloud platform which is the open source, production-grade distributed Kubernetes solution for Continue Reading

New Microsoft Exchange ‘ProxyToken’ Flaw Lets Attackers Reconfigure Mailboxes – Tempemail

Details have emerged about a now-patched security vulnerability impacting the Microsoft Exchange Server that could be weaponized by an unauthenticated attacker to modify server configurations, thus leading to the disclosure of Personally Identifiable Information (PII). The issue, tracked as CVE-2021-33766 (CVSS score: 7.3) and coined “ProxyToken,” was discovered by Le Continue Reading

New PetitPotam NTLM Relay Attack Lets Hackers Take Over Windows Domains – Tempemail

A newly uncovered security flaw in the Windows operating system can be exploited to coerce remote Windows servers, including Domain Controllers, to authenticate with a malicious destination, thereby allowing an adversary to stage an NTLM relay attack and completely take over a Windows domain. The issue, dubbed “PetitPotam,” was discovered Continue Reading

New API Lets App Developers Authenticate Users via SIM Cards – Tempemail

Online account creation poses a challenge for engineers and system architects: if you put up too many barriers, you risk turning away genuine users. Make it too easy, and you risk fraud or fake accounts. The Problem with Identity Verification The traditional model of online identity – username/email and password Continue Reading

7-Year-Old Polkit Flaw Lets Unprivileged Linux Users Gain Root Access – Tempemail

A seven-year-old privilege escalation vulnerability discovered in the polkit system service could be exploited by a malicious unprivileged local attacker to bypass authorization and escalate permissions to the root user. Tracked as CVE-2021-3560 (CVSS score: 7.8), the flaw affects polkit versions between 0.113 and 0.118 and was discovered by GitHub Continue Reading

New TLS Attack Lets Attackers Launch Cross-Protocol Attacks Against Secure Sites – Tempemail

Researchers have disclosed a new type of attack that exploits misconfigurations in transport layer security (TLS) servers to redirect HTTPS traffic from a victim’s web browser to a different TLS service endpoint located on another IP address to steal sensitive information. The attacks have been dubbed ALPACA, short for “Application Continue Reading

Let’s make sure our personal data works for us – not against us – after the pandemic | Laura Spinney- Tempemail

How is it that we live in a world that is awash with our personal information, where most of us would be shocked if we knew exactly how much we give away about ourselves each day – and yet, when a crisis came along in which that information could have Continue Reading

Revealed: the Facebook loophole that lets world leaders deceive and harass their citizens | Facebook- Tempemail

Facebook has repeatedly allowed world leaders and politicians to use its platform to deceive the public or harass opponents despite being alerted to evidence of the wrongdoing. The Guardian has seen extensive internal documentation showing how Facebook handled more than 30 cases across 25 countries of politically manipulative behavior that Continue Reading

New Zoom Screen-Sharing Bug Lets Other Users Access Restricted Apps – Tempemail

A newly discovered glitch in Zoom’s screen sharing feature can accidentally leak sensitive information to other attendees in a call, according to the latest findings. Tracked as CVE-2021-28133, the unpatched security vulnerability makes it possible to reveal contents of applications that are not shared, but only briefly, thereby making it Continue Reading

Twitter to launch paid ‘super follow’ function that lets users charge for content | Twitter

Twitter has announced it will launch a “super follow” feature, which lets users charge followers for access to exclusive content, later this year. The move comes as Twitter is branching out from advertising to find more ways to make money — both for itself and for its most prolific users. Continue Reading