23 Jul 2021

Atlassian Patches Critical Vulnerability in Jira Data Center Products

On Wednesday, Atlassian, software development and collaboration solutions provider, informed its customers that it had effectively patched a serious vulnerability regarding critical code execution that was plaguing some of its Jira products. Atlassian stated that the bugs were discovered by one of its security researchers, who found that the Jira

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23 Jul 2021

FBI Warns Cybercriminals Eyeing Broadcast Disruption at Tokyo Olympics

The FBI has released a statement regarding the Tokyo Olympics, claiming that they are prepared to intercept attempts from threat actors to hijack video feeds or cause other disruptions to the event. The Olympics have already been targeted by threat actors, however, the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Cyber Division recently

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23 Jul 2021

Intel CEO Says Chip Shortage Could Stretch Into 2023

Intel CEO, Pat Gelsinger, says the semiconductor shortage could stretch into 2023, as chip supply disruptions are hitting companies and consumers globally. The shortage has caused rising prices for some consumer gadgets and harmed the auto industry immensely with production delays. Volkswagen warned the global shortage could worsen in the

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23 Jul 2021

Sixteen civilians killed in eastern DRC ambush

Attackers have killed at least 16 civilians in the easter Democratic Republic of the Congo on Thursday evening. The ambush occurred as the civilians were returning from a weekly market and were on a highway between the towns of Maimoya and Chani-chani. The attack occurred 25 miles from the city

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23 Jul 2021

The bubble bursts: New Zealand suspends quarantine-free travel from Australia.

New Zealand Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, suspended quarantine free travel between Australia and New Zealand for at least 8 weeks. The suspension comes after over half of Australia is under lockdown due to the spread of the Delta variant of Covid-19. The pause may separate family and friends, but Ms.

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23 Jul 2021

Chinese president Xi Jinping visits troubled region of Tibet

China President Xi Jinping completed the first official visit to TIbet by a Chinese leader in 30 years this past Wednesday to Friday. The visit was reported by state media on Friday, after the trip had completed. Mr Xi visited locations to learn about Urban Development in Nyingchi before travelling

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23 Jul 2021

As the West winds down its ‘war on terror,’ jihadists are filling the vacuum, UN warns

The United Nations warns that the threat from terror groups such as al Qaeda and ISIS is expanding. A report to the Security Council Thursday warned that both groups are in Afghanistan and are a growing threat in Africa as well. The growth of the two groups is connected to

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22 Jul 2021

Assassinated Haitian President Jovenel Moïse Clashed With Some Business Magnates

New reports have emerged that the late Haitian President Jovenel Moïse regularly clashed with powerful oligarchs and business magnates. Mr. Moïse allegedly blamed the individuals for the state of the impoverished nation. In March, Mr. Moïse may have called the powerful individuals out, stating that corrupt oligarchs were the source

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22 Jul 2021

China Flood Death Toll Rises Along With Questions Over Infrastructure

In China, the death toll from severe floods has risen to at least 33 people, according to local authorities. Officials stated that the flooding has raised new questions about flood-management infrastructure and the importance of securing structures in the event of another similar incident. At least eight people in Henan,

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22 Jul 2021

Wildfires have erupted across the globe, scorching places that rarely burned before

Yakutsk, Russia, is known to be the world’s coldest city due to its location in Russian Siberia. Yakutsk typically boasts freezing temperatures and a high risk of frostbite. However, the city is currently battling wildfires tearing through nearby forests. The wildlife has been experiencing a drought over the past several

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