New EwDoor Botnet Targeting Unpatched AT&T Network Edge Devices – Tempemail

A newly discovered botnet capable of staging distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks targeted unpatched Ribbon Communications (formerly Edgewater Networks) EdgeMarc appliances belonging to telecom service provider AT&T by exploiting a four-year-old flaw in the network appliances. Chinese tech giant Qihoo 360’s Netlab network security division, which detected the botnet first on Continue Reading

Panasonic Suffers Data Breach After Hackers Hack Into Its Network – Tempemail

Japanese consumer electronics giant Panasonic has disclosed a security breach wherein an unauthorized third-party broke into its network and potentially accessed data from one of its file servers. “As the result of an internal investigation, it was determined that some data on a file server had been accessed during the Continue Reading

Facebook papers: Huge trove of documents released from inside social network, showing struggle to keep control- Tempemail

A huge trove of documents from inside Facebook has been released, showing the company’s struggle to stay in control of its app and its image. The discussions reveal staff warnings that the company was making mistakes in how it dealt with the content that its users post on its platform. Continue Reading

Finally, Facebook can say it’s not the most toxic social network | Marina Hyde- Tempemail

By rights, these should really be what we might euphemise as Donald Trump’s “hidden years”. Though he might not have been expected to descend immediately to full late-era Howard Hughes – four-inch fingernails and tissue boxes on his feet – the aesthetics of this third act in Trump’s American life Continue Reading

BT, Three network, EE and Virgin down – latest: Thousands of UK users reported outages- Tempemail

A number of UK internet providers appeared to suffer service disruption on Thursday morning, with BT, Three, EE and Virgin among those thought to be affected. Website health monitor DownDetector registered thousands of reports from users complaining of connectivity issues. Three users began to report problems at approximately 5.48am GMT, Continue Reading

Ex-Facebook manager alleges social network fed Capitol riot- Tempemail

Facebook prematurely turned off safeguards designed to thwart misinformation and rabble rousing after Joe Biden defeated Donald Trump in last year’s elections in a moneymaking move that a company whistleblower alleges contributed to the deadly Jan. 6 invasion of the U.S. Capitol. The whistleblower, former Facebook product manager Frances Haugen, Continue Reading

Mozi IoT Botnet Now Also Targets Netgear, Huawei, and ZTE Network Gateways – Tempemail

Mozi, a peer-to-peer (P2P) botnet known to target IoT devices, has gained new capabilities that allow it to achieve persistence on network gateways manufactured by Netgear, Huawei, and ZTE, according to new findings. “Network gateways are a particularly juicy target for adversaries because they are ideal as initial access points Continue Reading

Hackers Steal Over $600 Million Worth of Cryptocurrencies from Poly Network – Tempemail

Hackers have siphoned $611 million worth of cryptocurrencies from a blockchain-based financial network in what’s believed to be one of the largest heists targeting the digital asset industry, putting it ahead of breaches of exchanges Coincheck and Mt. Gox. Poly Network, a cross-chain decentralized finance (DeFi) platform for swapping tokens Continue Reading

Social network giants pledge to tackle abuse of women online | Online abuse- Tempemail

Four of the world’s largest social networks have committed to overhauling their moderation systems to tackle the abuse of women on their platforms. Facebook, Google, Twitter and TikTok have signed up to the pledge, led by the World Wide Web Foundation (WWWF), to fix persistent weaknesses in how they tackle Continue Reading

Beware! Connecting to This Wireless Network Can Break Your iPhone’s Wi-Fi Feature – Tempemail

A wireless network naming bug has been discovered in Apple’s iOS operating system that effectively disables an iPhone’s ability to connect to a Wi-Fi network. The issue was spotted by security researcher Carl Schou, who found that the phone’s Wi-Fi functionality gets permanently disabled after joining a Wi-Fi network with Continue Reading