Hackers ′manipulated′ stolen COVID vaccine papers
"Documents and emails about the BioNTech-Pfizer and Moderna vaccines were taken in a cyberattack on the [European Medicines Agency] in December 2020.
"Some of the correspondence had been 'manipulated in a way which could undermine trust in vaccines,' the Netherlands-based agency said."
After the siege of the Capitol, veterans cleaned up trash the mob left on D.C. streets
"Beyond ridding the area of hateful markings, [the organizer] hoped to reinforce that the veterans who participated in the siege do not represent them all."
SolarWinds [crackers] accessed Microsoft source code, the company says
"Microsoft said ... one of the accounts 'had been used to view source code in a number of ... repositories.' It added that the account had no ability to modify the code."
"It is not clear how many or specifically which source code repositories the hackers were able to access or how long the hackers were lurking in Microsoft’s systems."
Paul Baran and the Origins of the Internet
A looming concern was that neither the long-distance telephone plant, nor the basic military command and control network would survive a nuclear attack. Although most of the links would be undamaged, the centralized switching facilities would be destroyed by enemy weapons. Consequently, Baran conceived a system that had no centralized switches and could operate even if many of its links and switching nodes had been destroyed.
HN discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=25544113
If you're in the mood for offensive & funny Christmas parodies, here's an ad-free internet radio stream for you: SomaFM Xmas in Frisko
Cybersecurity firm FireEye says it was hacked by a nation state
"The stolen 'red team' tools — which amount to real-world malware — could be dangerous in the wrong hands. FireEye said there’s no indication they have been used maliciously. But cybersecurity experts say sophisticated nation-state hackers could modify them for future use probing vulnerabilities."
See 2020 through the eyes of photojournalists. This is a trove of truly arresting imagery. https://apnews.com/article/AP-photos-2020-virus-racial-injustice-2dffd369c407c5b313f3db0c1fa35377
#photography #journalism #photojournalism
The Colours Are Coming by Jeremy Gardner #art
RZA & GZA of the Wu-Tang Clan will play #chess for charity, and stream it live.
New Windows exploit lets you instantly become admin. Have you patched?
Zerologon lets anyone with a network toehold obtain domain-controller password.
Red by Dzart16 #art
@orbital I'd work on and complete the many projects that I never completed. ( that list keeps growing by the month now 😞 )
- Write novels, short-stories and gaming material.
- Northern Italy.
- Because it's what I enjoy doing, but couldn't make a living doing so $50K a year would go a long way in Italy compared to some other locations.
US govt exposes Chinese espionage malware secretly used since 2008
Fallen Kingdom by Daniele Montella #art
Time for #introductions
Swedish sociologist turned cyberpunk. Work as a CIO at a NGO. I hope that we, the humans, will one day be resilient to disinformation and be capable of knowing when we can (and cannot) make rational, informed decisions.
Other factual snippets about me:
☕ Quality Coffee connoisseur
🐧 FOSS advocate
⚔️ Gamer (4x, boardgames and roguelikes)
⛰️ Nature hiker
🛡️ Infosec sentinel
Gas Giant Colony by Grant Yun #art