Month: June 2021

SMB Worm Targeting EternalBlue Vuln Spreads to US

“Indexsinas” is the latest threat designed to exploit Windows servers that remain vulnerable to an NSA-developed exploit Microsoft patched more than four years ago. …read more Source:: DarkReading

Oklo Has a Plan To Make Tiny Nuclear Reactors That Run Off Nuclear Waste

An anonymous reader shares a report: The face of nuclear energy is changing, and one of the companies working to redefine what nuclear energy looks like is Oklo. The 22-person Silicon Valley start-up has a plan to build mini-nuclear reactors, powered by the waste of conventional nuclear reactors and housed in aesthetically pleasing A-frame structures….

AT&T gets Google Messages as its default Android texting app – CNET

The Apple iMessage-like platform will become default for AT&T’s customers. …read more Source:: CNet

Amazon Demands One More Thing From Some Vendors: A Piece of Their Company

Suppliers that want to land Amazon as a client for their goods and services can find that its business comes with a catch: the right for Amazon to buy big stakes in their companies at potentially steep discounts to market value. The Wall Street Journal: The technology-and-retail giant has struck at least a dozen deals…

Microsoft wasn’t joking about the Dev Channel not enforcing hardware checks: Windows 11 pops up on Pi, mobile phone

So what’s with the TPM malarky? The enthusiast community has thumbed a nose at Microsoft’s hardware requirements for Windows 11, with Insider builds demonstrated on Raspberry Pi hardware and the inevitable mobile phone.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

MyBook Investigation Reveals Attackers Exploited Legacy, 0-Day Vulnerabilities

A previously unknown flaw in Western Digital’s older network-attached storage systems allowed unauthenticated commands to trigger a factory reset, formatting the hard drives, says the company after its preliminary investigation. …read more Source:: DarkReading

Impersonation Becomes Top Phishing Technique

A new report finds IT, healthcare, and manufacturing are the industries most targeted by phishing emails. …read more Source:: DarkReading

Indexsinas SMB Worm Campaign Infests Whole Enterprises

The self-propagating malware’s attack chain is complex, using former NSA cyberweapons, and ultimately drops cryptominers on targeted machines. …read more Source:: Threatpost

Robinhood’s Luster Stained Again With a Record $70 Million Fine

An anonymous reader shares a report: Robinhood Markets unleashed a revolution, marshaling throngs of new traders to financial markets in an upside-down year. But the free trading app’s breakneck growth hurt the same small-time investors it sought to empower. That’s the accusation leveled by Wall Street’s self-funded watchdog, which extracted almost $70 million from the…

IBM’s 18-month company-wide email system migration has been a disaster, sources say

Thousands struggle with intermittent failure of multiple messaging services IBM’s planned company-wide email migration has gone off the rails, leaving many employees unable to use email or schedule calendar events. And this has been going on for several days.… …read more Source:: TheRegister