Hackers Exploited Popular BillQuick Billing Software to Deploy Ransomware – Tempemail

Cybersecurity researchers on Friday disclosed a now-patched critical vulnerability in multiple versions of a time and billing system called BillQuick that’s being actively exploited by threat actors to deploy ransomware on vulnerable systems. CVE-2021-42258, as the flaw is being tracked as, concerns an SQL-based injection attack that allows for remote Continue Reading

Popular NPM Package Hijacked to Publish Crypto-mining Malware – Tempemail

The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency on Friday warned of crypto-mining malware embedded in “UAParser.js,” a popular JavaScript NPM library with over 6 million weekly downloads, days after the NPM repository moved to remove three rogue packages that were found to mimic the same library. The supply-chain attack targeting Continue Reading

Bug in Popular WinRAR Software Could Let Attackers Hack Your Computer – Tempemail

A new security weakness has been disclosed in the WinRAR trialware file archiver utility for Windows that could be abused by a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on targeted systems, underscoring how vulnerabilities in such software could beсome a gateway for a roster of attacks. Tracked as CVE-2021-35052, the Continue Reading

GitHub Revoked Insecure SSH Keys Generated by a Popular git Client – Tempemail

Code hosting platform GitHub has revoked weak SSH authentication keys that were generated via the GitKraken git GUI client due to a vulnerability in a third-party library that increased the likelihood of duplicated SSH keys. As an added precautionary measure, the Microsoft-owned company also said it’s building safeguards to prevent Continue Reading

Poorly Configured Apache Airflow Instances Leak Credentials for Popular Services – Tempemail

Cybersecurity researchers on Monday discovered misconfigurations across older versions of Apache Airflow instances belonging to a number of high-profile companies across various sectors, resulting in the exposure of sensitive credentials for popular platforms and services such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Binance, Google Cloud Platform (GCP), PayPal, Slack, and Stripe. Continue Reading

What is Substack and why is it proving so popular? | Publishing- Tempemail

Substack’s mission statement depicts a journalistic dystopia that wouldn’t look out of place in a book by the platform’s latest recruit, Chuck Palahniuk. “The great journalistic totems of the last century are dying. News organisations – and other entities that masquerade as them – are turning to increasingly desperate measures Continue Reading

Dozens of STARTTLS Related Flaws Found Affecting Popular Tempemail Clients – Tempemail

Security researchers have disclosed as many as 40 different vulnerabilities associated with an opportunistic encryption mechanism in Tempemail clients and servers that could open the door to targeted man-in-the-middle (MitM) attacks, permitting an intruder to forge mailbox content and steal credentials. The now-patched flaws, identified in various STARTTLS implementations, were Continue Reading

Critical Flaws Reported in Etherpad — a Popular Google Docs Alternative – Tempemail

Cybersecurity researchers have disclosed new security vulnerabilities in the Etherpad text editor (version 1.8.13) that could potentially enable attackers to hijack administrator accounts, execute system commands, and even steal sensitive documents. The two flaws — tracked as CVE-2021-34816 and CVE-2021-34817 — were discovered and reported on June 4 by researchers Continue Reading

‘I found my identity’: how TikTok is changing the lives of its popular Indigenous creators | Indigenous Australians- Tempemail

Growing up in the foster care system, Nich Richie never really felt connected to Indigenous culture. “I didn’t have ready access to information growing up … I didn’t know anything about Indigenous people’s culture. I didn’t know about activism. I didn’t get to see myself on any platform,” says Richie, Continue Reading

DroidMorph Shows Popular Android Antivirus Fail to Detect Cloned Malicious Apps – Tempemail

A new research published by a group of academics has found that anti-virus programs for Android continue to remain vulnerable against different permutations of malware, in what could pose a serious risk as malicious actors evolve their toolsets to better evade analysis. “Malware writers use stealthy mutations (morphing/obfuscations) to continuously Continue Reading