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Alarms raised over IP cameras A new Internet of Things botnet could be in the works, as security outfit GreyNoise says it has seen a major uptick in machines scanning the public internet for a specific debug port used by surveillance cameras. Presumably the boxes are looking for devices to hijack via this debugging...
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The next phase of social media is about hanging out together while apart. Rather than performing on a live stream or engaging with a video chat, Instagram  may allow you to chill and watch videos together with a friend. Facebook already has Watch Party for group co-viewing, and in November we broke the news that Facebook Messenger’s code contains an unreleased “Watch Videos Together”...
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>Hi everyone,   UnrealIRCd 4.2.2 (stable) is now available for download. It contains several major enhancements, in particular with regards to flood controls. It also fixes a crash issue in the websocket module. Note that this is module is not loaded by default (only via modules.optional.conf or explicitly via a loadmodule "websocket").   Further information on changes...
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'Cryptojacking' is a term used to describe the action of secretly using a computer to mine cryptocurrency. The original form of cryptojacking would involve the victim unknowingly installing software on their computer that would run in the background, solving algorithms. to generate units of a cryptocurrency that would go back into the wallet of a...
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Programming note: It’s time for The Interface to take its annual spring break trip to Austin for South By Southwest! I’ll be interviewing Facebook’s former chief security officer, Alex Stamos, at 2:30 PM local time on Saturday; and Craigslist founder Craig Newmark on 3:30 PM Sunday. If you’re in town, RSVP here and come say hello. The Interface returns March 13th — and in the meantime,...
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Petro Poroshenko accused Russia of hacker attacks on the Ukrainian Central Election Commission. According to him, Ukrainian experts on February 24 and 25 recorded a DDoS attack on the Central Election Commission.Poroshenko pointed out that the National Security and Defense Council, the Security Service of Ukraine and the Department of Information Security, together with their American...