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Hackers Are Using Morse Code in 2021?!

To say that times are strange would be an understatement. Not only is the world in chaos, I recently saw a Judas Priest sticker on a minivan. In that context, Hackers using Morse code in 2021 isn’t all that odd. Time stamps 0:21 Hackers Revert To Morse Code 2:53 Free PCBs! (ad) 3:36 $600m Crypto […]

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Apple Privacy

Why Apple Will Scan All Your Photos

Here’s an interesting take on Apple’s move to scan all the photos on your device. The odd is a strange one given Apple’s efforts in the past to protect consumer privacy. Sources: https://www.theregister.com/2021/08/05/apple_csam_scanning/ https://thehackernews.com/2021/08/apple-to-scan-every-device-for-child.html https://www.ft.com/content/14440f81-d405-452f-97e2-a81458f5411f https://twitter.com/matthew_d_green/status/1423110719533371393 https://twitter.com/Snowden/status/1423469854347169798 https://www.reuters.com/article/us-apple-fbi-icloud-exclusive-idUSKBN1ZK1CT https://www.apple.com/child-safety/pdf/CSAM_Detection_Technical_Summary.pdf https://www.apple.com/child-safety/ https://threatpost.com/affiliate-leaks-conti-ransomware-playbook/168442/ https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/angry-conti-ransomware-affiliate-leaks-gangs-attack-playbook/ https://therecord.media/disgruntled-ransomware-affiliate-leaks-the-conti-gangs-technical-manuals/ https://krebsonsecurity.com/2021/08/ransomware-gangs-and-the-name-game-distraction/ https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/us-govt-offers-10-million-reward-for-tips-on-nation-state-hackers/

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Security

Hacker Group ‘Imperial Kitten’ Caught Catfishing…

There’s little to laugh about in the realm of cyber security. Fortunately, though, a creative group name brings a little levity to the situation. Time stamps: 0:00 Intro 0:27 ‘Imperial Kitten’ ‘Cat’fish defense employees 3:10 Major Telecoms Hack 6:11 Ransomware Gang Ransomed with uhh… Sources: https://thehackernews.com/2021/07/hackers-posed-as-aerobics-instructors.html https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-07-28/hackers-pose-as-flirty-aerobics-instructor-to-target-employees?srnd=code-wars https://www.proofpoint.com/us/blog/threat-insight/i-knew-you-were-trouble-ta456-targets-defense-contractor-alluring-social-media https://about.fb.com/news/2021/07/taking-action-against-hackers-in-iran/ https://www.cybereason.com/blog/deadringer-exposing-chinese-threat-actors-targeting-major-telcos https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-08-03/chinese-hackers-compromised-telecom-companies-researchers-say?srnd=code-wars https://www.telegraphindia.com/business/cybersecurity-researchers-fear-chinese-telecom-hack/cid/1825165 https://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy/article/3143676/chinese-hackers-targeted-telecoms-firms-southeast-asia-report?module=perpetual_scroll&pgtype=article&campaign=3143676 https://www.theverge.com/2021/7/19/22583251/us-government-blames-china-cyberattacks-microsoft-exchange-hack https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-07-20/china-denies-microsoft-hack-says-u-s-and-allies-ganging-up […]

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Quantum Computing

What is a Time Crystal?

On This Week in Tech, Leo Laporte, Carolina Milanesi, Fr. Robert Ballecer, and Wesley Faulkner discuss Google’s announcement that it has built the world’s first “Time Crystal” using quantum computing and what that actually means.

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Security

Hackers Caught Hiding Credit Cards In Images

Seytonic covers the latest stories in online security, including a case where steganography is used to hide credit card information.

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Security

Nukes Targeted With Ransomware?!

Seytonic highlights the cybersecurity threats and news of the week, including a worrisome ransomware attack on a government contractor working on nuclear weapons. 

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Security

US Nuke Secrets Exposed, Amazon-Net Is Here

Seytonic explains the top info-sec news of the day, including one about the security of US nuclear secrets and what Amazon is up to.

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