Updates on Log4shell, now being exploited in the wild. India PM’s Twitter account is hijacked. Extortion at Brazil’s Ministry of Health and Volvo. Phishing sites’ lifespan. Sentence passed.
Monday, 13 December
The Log4shell vulnerability is trouble, and its remediation isn’t going to be quick or easy. In India, Prime Minister Modi’s Twitter account was hijacked. Official Brazilian COVID vaccination data bases are stolen and rendered unavailable. Extortionists claim to have taken sensitive, proprietary R&D information from Volvo. Phishing sites appear and vanish in a matter of hours. Rick the Toolman Howard expands his cast of characters. Robert M. Lee from Dragos shines a light on solar storms and risk management. And sentence is passed in a case related to the Kelihos botnet.
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