[ThreatPost] Linux Bug in All Major Distros: ‘An Attacker’s Dream Come True’

The 12-year-old flaw in the sudo-like polkit’s pkexec tool, found in all major Linux distributions, is likely to be exploited in the wild within days.

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[ZDNet] Chinese hackers perform ‘rarely seen’ Windows mechanism abuse in three-year campaign

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Operation CuckooBees is an elaborate operation against companies in the US and beyond. Source: Read More (Latest topics for ZDNet in Security)

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[ESET] Ransomware: To pay or not to pay? Legal or illegal? These are the questions …

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Caught between a rock and a hard place, many ransomware victims cave in to extortion demands. Here’s what might change the calculus. The post Ransomware: To pay or not to pay? Legal or illegal? These are the questions … appeared first on WeLiveSecurity Source: Read More (WeLiveSecurity)

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Daily NCSC-FI news followup 2021-04-28

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