Morrison caps off a wild week in parliament with a unifying bout of troll-busting | Katharine Murphy- Tempemail

Scott Morrison, at the end of a wild penultimate parliamentary sitting week, looked to change the conversation on Sunday, hoping that something fresh to talk about may be a prelude to calmer times. Rather than agonising over the wildness of his own MPs, Morrison sought refuge in the wildness of Continue Reading

Warning — Hackers Exploiting New Windows Installer Zero-Day Exploit in the Wild – Tempemail

Attackers are actively making efforts to exploit a new variant of a recently disclosed privilege escalation vulnerability to potentially execute arbitrary code on fully-patched systems, once again demonstrating how adversaries move quickly to weaponize a publicly available exploit. Cisco Talos disclosed that it “detected malware samples in the wild that Continue Reading

More Stealthier Version of BrazKing Android Malware Spotted in the Wild – Tempemail

Banking apps from Brazil are being targeted by a more elusive and stealthier version of an Android remote access trojan (RAT) that’s capable of carrying out financial fraud attacks by stealing two-factor authentication (2FA) codes and initiating rogue transactions from infected devices to transfer money from victims’ accounts to an Continue Reading

Researchers Demonstrate New Way to Detect MITM Phishing Kits in the Wild – Tempemail

No fewer than 1,220 Man-in-the-Middle (MitM) phishing websites have been discovered as targeting popular online services like Instagram, Google, PayPal, Apple, Twitter, and LinkedIn with the goal of hijacking users’ credentials and carrying out further follow-on attacks. The findings come from a new study undertaken by a group of researchers Continue Reading

A primordial soup of exploding trends and memes: TikTok’s wild world of video games | Games- Tempemail

Gaming culture has lived online since the internet became a thing, so it is no surprise that TikTok is now a primordial soup of video game memes. The time-honoured “greatest games of all time” magazine feature lives on as clip compilations soundtracked by thrice-remixed SoundCloud rap. Streamers post highlights from Continue Reading

Alert! Hackers Exploiting GitLab Unauthenticated RCE Flaw in the Wild – Tempemail

A now-patched critical remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability in GitLab’s web interface has been detected as actively exploited in the wild, cybersecurity researchers warn, rendering a large number of internet-facing GitLab instances susceptible to attacks. Tracked as CVE-2021-22205, the issue relates to an improper validation of user-provided images that results Continue Reading

Alert! Hackers Exploiting GitLab Unauthenticated RCE Flaw in the Wild – Tempemail

A now-patched critical remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability in GitLab’s web interface has been detected as actively exploited in the wild, cybersecurity researchers warn, rendering a large number of internet-facing GitLab instances susceptible to attacks. Tracked as CVE-2021-22205, the issue relates to an improper validation of user-provided images that results Continue Reading

UK weather: ‘Wild’ and windy start to Sunday for millions as Met Office issues warnings- Tempemail

Strong gusts coming in from the west will bring a “wild start” to Sunday for many parts of the UK, the Met Office has said. Wind speeds could reach more than 50 miles an hour, with potential for disruption and further wet weather going into the first week of November. Continue Reading

Wild winds in Australia leave thousands without power- Tempemail

Wild winds in the city of Melbourne and across the Australian state of Victoria overnight tore off roofs, downed trees and left more than 450,000 homes without power. Energy manager AEMO said Friday the damage was severe and warned that some customers wouldn’t have electricity over the weekend or even Continue Reading

Giant owl not seen for 150 years pictured in wild for first time- Tempemail

A giant owl that has gone almost unseen in African rainforests for 150 years has been photographed in the wild for the first time by British scientists working in Ghana. Shelley’s Eagle Owl was spotted on 16 October in what has been hailed as a “sensational discovery” by ecologists. With Continue Reading