India’s government blocks critical BBC documentary on YouTube

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A BBC documentary is dedicated, among other things, to the past of India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi. His government reacted sharply. India's government is taking action against a documentary about Prime Minister Narendra Modi and has managed to block it not only on Youtube. It also ordered the blocking of numerous tweets promoting the film. The government is … Continue reading India’s government blocks critical BBC documentary on YouTube

Belmarsh Tribunal demands freedom for Assange and end of Espionage Act

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Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has a new comrade-in-arms: Whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg is challenging the US government to sue him. Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has been in the British high-security prison in Belmarsh since 2019 and is fighting against his extradition to the United States. At the third "Belmarsh Tribunal," the father of all whistleblowers, Daniel Ellsberg, challenged … Continue reading Belmarsh Tribunal demands freedom for Assange and end of Espionage Act

Study: Ransomware crooks made 40 percent less sales in 2022

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Even if blackmail Trojans are still booming: According to a study, cybercriminals earned significantly less in 2022 than in the previous year. According to a study by the blockchain analysis company Chainalysis 2022, the ransomware business was significantly less profitable. According to this, cybercriminals were able to extort ransom payments worth around 456.8 million US dollars … Continue reading Study: Ransomware crooks made 40 percent less sales in 2022

Paypal: data leak after attackers tested access data

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PayPal has reported a data leak to the Maine Attorney General's Office. Attackers would have tested access data and gained access to accounts. PayPal has reported an unauthorized personally identifiable information (PII) leak to the Maine Attorney General's Office. Attackers would have tested numerous access data in a credential stuffing attack - and were successful in many … Continue reading Paypal: data leak after attackers tested access data

Microsoft reportedly plans to cut more than 11,000 jobs

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Last year, Microsoft cut jobs or stopped new hires in several rounds. Now the cuts will probably be more massive. Now Microsoft also wants to cut jobs. According to Sky News, 5 percent of the workforce is at stake - that would be around 11,000 employees to be laid off. The British news site does not name any … Continue reading Microsoft reportedly plans to cut more than 11,000 jobs

Russian hackers are already working on ChatGPT

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Hackers exchange tips for developing malware using ChatGPT. Russian-based hackers seek to circumvent restrictions around OpenAI's tool. The revolutionary potential of ChatGPT is revealed day by day, but it is not good news. The language model driven by OpenAI is also capable of producing code and hackers have taken hold of this tool to start developing malware. On the forums frequented by hackers, topics have … Continue reading Russian hackers are already working on ChatGPT

Google and Section 230: US court ruling could “turn the internet upside down”

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The Supreme Court is negotiating elementary US liability privileges for social networks. Google warns us to get there, otherwise, there is a risk of extensive censorship. Google warns: An expected ruling in a case before the US Supreme Court on liability exemption for social networks such as YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, or Twitter could "turn the … Continue reading Google and Section 230: US court ruling could “turn the internet upside down”

USB key hacking returns to Russian spies

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Moscow-linked hackers conducted a cyber-espionage operation against Ukraine through a maliciously inserted USB drive. The hack started in December 2021. The old techniques of cyber espionage still work. Hackers from Moscow, Intelligence have infiltrated a Ukrainian computer from a USB key to prepare for the invasion of the country as early as December. Their modus operandi was detailed by cyber researchers at … Continue reading USB key hacking returns to Russian spies