15 May 2020

Cisco and Palo Alto Networks appliances impacted by Kerberos authentication bypass

A high risk authentication bypass vulnerability was found to impact a wide variety of Cisco and Palo Alto Networks devices.  The issue was the result of an error in the implementation of the Kerberos protocol that could allow an attacker to get administrative control over the devices and execute a

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15 May 2020

Utah Says No to Apple/Google COVID-19 Tracing; Debuts Startup App

A new startup company called Twenty Holding has developed an app called “Healthy Together” that will aid in contact tracing for the Coronavirus in Utah. Healthy Together uses location data that includes GPS, cell tower triangulation, and bluetooth to distinguish users and Coronavirus transmission zones. Contact tracers can use the

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15 May 2020

Coronavirus: State of emergency lifted in most of Japan

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has lifted the state of emergency in large areas of Japan that have dramatically decreased their rate of infection. The country’s current infection rate is one seventh of what it was at Japan’s peak. However Tokyo, Osaka and on the northern island of Hokkaido, remain in

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15 May 2020

UN health agency chief unbowed amid attacks, Trump criticism

World Health Organization (WHO) Director, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, rises above constant threats to his integrity as he works to create ‘solidarity’ against an outbreak that has claimed nearly 300,000 lives. Many countries praise his handling of the Coronavirus pandemic despite the continual criticism of the UN health agency by the 

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15 May 2020

Surge in Coronavirus deaths reported in southern Yemen

A sudden spike in deaths due to Coronavirus in Yemen city Aden sparked fear of those who reside there. Residents fear that the number of confirmed cases and deaths is far larger than the reported values because the health system is weak due to years of civil war. Save the

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15 May 2020

NVIDIA Launches New Ampere Architecture, Infrastructure, Robotics And Automotive Technologies

On May 14th, NVIDIA’s GTC 2020 keynote was delivered in which they rolled out their new Ampere Architecture across numerous markets. In relation to the current pandemic NVIDIA thanked COVID-19 workers and chose to highlight numerous examples where GPU-accelerated computing was helping in the fight. NVIDIA provided an update on

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15 May 2020

Facebook Offers $50K For AI That Can Detect Hateful Memes

Facebook prides themselves in delivering content on their site that is pre-filtered for hate speech. However, the commonly shared meme is a multimodal content that Facebook’a AI struggles to distinguish the meaning of. Currently, Facebook is offering a 50,000 dollar prize to a winner who can develop an AI that

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15 May 2020

Critical Flaws Found in Cyberoam Security Devices

Trusted cybersecurity company, Cyberoam, released their firewall and VPN technology with critical flaws. These Flaws went unnoticed by Cyberoam, but were recently discovered by researchers at vpnMentor. Cyberoam’s 65,000 users are concerned as they rely on Cyberoam to protect the intellectual property of their global corporations. A countless number of

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15 May 2020

New Microsoft 365 Sign-in Pages Already Spoofed for Phishing

Microsoft’s newly updated sign-in pages have already been succumbed to phishing campaigns by attackers. The new sign-in page update was created in an attempt to lower the bandwidth requirements of the pre-existing Azure AD sign-in pages. Additionally, it allowed Microsoft users to more easily determine if they were the potential

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10 Apr 2020

DHS Warns That COVID is Provoking Extremist Violence

DHS has warned that the exploitation of the COVID-19 pandemic by domestic violent extremists (DVEs) for the purpose of committing hate crimes, acts of violence, or inciting others to commit violence.a Among the broad category of DVEs, racially or ethnically motivated violent extremists (RMVEs), militia extremists, and others have called

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