Emerging Ransomware Targets Dozens of Businesses Worldwide – Tempemail

An emerging ransomware strain in the threat landscape claims to have breached 30 organizations in just four months since it went operational, riding on the coattails of a notorious ransomware syndicate. First observed in February 2021, “Prometheus” is an offshoot of another well-known ransomware variant called Thanos, which was previously Continue Reading

BIOS PrivEsc Bugs Affect Hundreds of Millions of Dell PCs Worldwide – Tempemail

PC maker Dell has issued an update to fix multiple critical privilege escalation vulnerabilities that went undetected since 2009, potentially allowing attackers to gain kernel-mode privileges and cause a denial-of-service condition. The issues, reported to Dell by researchers from SentinelOne on Dec. 1, 2020, reside in a firmware update driver Continue Reading

Sony Ships 4.5 Million PlayStation 5 Consoles Worldwide – Tempemail

Sony has revealed that it shipped 4.5 million PlayStation 5 consoles across the world in 2020. According to The Verge, this number highlights the company’s ability to mass-produce the console, even though it has been extremely difficult to buy since its launch in November. Sony PS5 System Specs and Features As previously Continue Reading

Hezbollah Hacker Group Targeted Telecoms, Hosting, ISPs Worldwide – Tempemail

A “persistent attacker group” with alleged ties to Hezbollah has retooled its malware arsenal with a new version of a remote access Trojan (RAT) to break into companies worldwide and extract valuable information. In a new report published by the ClearSky research team on Thursday, the Israeli cybersecurity firm said Continue Reading

Google suffers worldwide outage with Gmail, YouTube and other services down | Technology

Google has suffered a worldwide outage, with failures reported across the company’s services, including Gmail, Google Calendar and YouTube. Beginning at about 11.50am GMT, the outages appeared to have affected the vast majority of Google’s services, apart from search which operated largely unaffected. Despite the universal nature of the outages, Continue Reading

Microsoft Outlook Down Worldwide – Tempemail

Sourced from Wikimedia Microsoft’s Outlook has suffered a global outage impacting web, desktop, and mobile email services. According to The Verge, the disruption began at 2AM ET and ‘users are currently unable to access their email, and Outlook.com is failing to load’. Microsoft has since confirmed the outage, saying that Continue Reading

Microsoft 365 Suffers Worldwide Outage – Tempemail

Microsoft has confirmed that a number of its cloud services – including Teams, Outlook, and Office 365 – suffered an outage. “We’re investigating an issue affecting access to multiple Microsoft 365 services. We’re working to identify the full impact and will provide more information shortly,” reads an official tweet. The Continue Reading

Google Maps gets worldwide visual overhaul | Technology

Google Maps is getting a visual overhaul worldwide, finally letting users distinguish forest from floodplain, and desert from snowfield, at a glance. Alongside the changes to natural environments, a new set of maps will be rolling out in major cities, beginning with London, New York City and San Francisco, aiming Continue Reading

A New Fileless P2P Botnet Malware Targeting SSH Servers Worldwide – Tempemail

Cybersecurity researchers today took the wraps off a sophisticated, multi-functional peer-to-peer (P2P) botnet written in Golang that has been actively targeting SSH servers since January 2020. Called “FritzFrog,” the modular, multi-threaded and file-less botnet has breached more than 500 servers to date, infecting well-known universities in the US and Europe, Continue Reading