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Son of Stuxnet? Iran Nuke Site Hacked ‘by Israel’ (Again)

What’s the craic? Aunty Beeb’s anonymous scribblers sit back and wonder why—“Iran says key Natanz nuclear facility hit by sabotage”:  The country’s top nuclear official … Ali Akbar Salehi, did not say who was to blame for the “terrorist act”, which caused a power failure … a day after it unveiled new uranium enrichment equipment. … Israeli public media, however, […]

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Poison packages – “Supply Chain Risks” user hits Python community with 4000 fake modules

If you’ve ever used the Python programming language, or installed software written in Python, you’ve probably used PyPI, even if you didn’t realize it at the time. PyPI is short for the Python Package Index, and it currently contains just under 300,000 open source add-on modules (290,614 of them when we checked [2021-03-07T00:10Z]). You can download and […]

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RATs 101: The Grimy Trojans That Scurry Through Remote Access Pipes

Remote Access Trojans (RATs) can be the beginning of very bad things on your network or workstations. Source: RATs 101: The Grimy Trojans That Scurry Through Remote Access Pipes Remote access trojans (RATs) may not induce the same sort of nightmares as angry cannibal rats, but they can still be terror-inducing if they hit your […]

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Hackers Disguise New JavaScript-Based Trojan as Game Cheat

Researchers discovered a new JavaScript-based and modular downloader Trojan camouflaged and distributed to targets in the form of game cheats via websites owned by its developers. Source: Hackers Disguise New JavaScript-Based Trojan as Game Cheat Worst JavaScript Flaws That Hackers Love To Abuse

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