Booby-trapped sites delivered potent new backdoor trojan to macOS users

Enlarge Getty Images Researchers have uncovered advanced, never-before-seen macOS malware that was installed using exploits that were almost impossible for most users to detect or stop once the users landed on a malicious website. The malware was a full-featured backdoor that was written from scratch, an indication that the developers…

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Dark Souls servers taken down following discovery of critical vulnerability

Enlarge The_Grim_Sleeper Bandai Namco, publisher of the Dark Souls role-playing game series, has taken down its player-versus-player servers while it investigates reports of a serious vulnerability that allows players to execute malicious code on the PCs of fellow players. Word of the critical remote-code-execution flaw emerged over the weekend in…

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Supply chain attack used legitimate WordPress add-ons to backdoor sites

Enlarge Getty Images Dozens of legitimate WordPress add-ons downloaded from their original sources have been found backdoored through a supply chain attack, researchers said. The backdoor has been found on “quite a few” sites running the open source content management system. The backdoor gave the attackers full administrative control of…

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Corsair 5000T RGB TG – PC chassis review – Introduction

Tweet Corsair 5000T RGB chassis review Corsair is back with a new kickass mid-tower chassis; this time, we're testing the Corsair 5000T RGB. It's a unique chassis with plenty of room, concealment choices, and clearance for a large amount of liquid cooling. It's quite the looker, with iCUE COMMANDER CORE XT…

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Patch systems vulnerable to critical Log4j flaws, UK and US officials warn

Enlarge Getty Images Criminals are actively exploiting the high-severity Log4Shell vulnerability on servers running VMware Horizon in an attempt to install malware that allows them to gain full control of affected systems, the UK’s publicly funded healthcare system is warning. CVE-2021-44228 is one of the most severe vulnerabilities to come…

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Zero-day in ubiquitous Log4j tool poses a grave threat to the Internet

Enlarge Getty Images Exploit code has been released for a serious code-execution vulnerability in Log4j, an open source logging utility that's used in countless apps, including those used by large enterprise organizations, several websites reported last Thursday. Word of the vulnerability first came to light on sites catering to users…

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