[SecurityWeek] Device Exploits Earn Hackers Over $1 Million at Pwn2Own Austin 2021

The Zero Day Initiative’s Pwn2Own Austin 2021 hacking contest has come to an end, with participants earning a total of more than $1 million for their router, printer, NAS device, smartphone, and smart speaker zero-day exploits.

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[ThreatPost] Google Crushes YouTube Cookie-Stealing Channel Hijackers

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Google has caught and brushed off a bunch of cookie-stealing YouTube channel hijackers who were running cryptocurrency scams on, or auctioning off, ripped-off channels.  Source: Read More (Threatpost)

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[SecurityWeek] In a Hybrid Workplace, Men Are More Likely to Engage in Risky Behavior Than Women: Study

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The likelihood of a complete return to the office post-pandemic is low; the probability of an ongoing hybrid home/office work environment is much higher. Security teams will need to continue and possibly expand their plans to secure remote personal devices operating in a hostile environment perhaps indefinitely. read more Source: Read More (SecurityWeek RSS Feed)

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[HackerNews] Researchers Discover First Known Malware Targeting Windows Containers

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Security researchers have discovered the first known malware, dubbed “Siloscope,” targeting Windows Server containers to infect Kubernetes clusters in cloud environments. “Siloscape is heavily obfuscated malware targeting Kubernetes clusters through Windows containers,” said Unit 42 researcher Daniel Prizmant. “Its main purpose is to open a backdoor into poorly configured Kubernetes clusters in Source: Read More (The Hacker […]

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