06 May 2021

How the USPS is deploying AI to help track 7.3B packages a year

The US Postal Service (USPS) has created and deployed a massive operation using artificial intelligence to help track over 7.3 billion packages a year. On average, 20 million packages travel through the USPS system every day, making lost packages difficult to recover. However, through a new Nvidia powered AI program,

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06 May 2021

Panda Stealer Targets Crypto Wallets

A new information stealer referred too as Panda is targeting cryptocurrency wallets and credentials for applications such as Telegram, NordVPN, Discord, and Steam. The Panda stealer uses spam emails to trick victims and a difficult-to-detect fileless distribution method deployed by Phobos ransomware. The attacks are primarily targeting users in Australia,

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06 May 2021

Peloton’s Leaky API Spilled Riders’ Private Data

Due to a flaw in Peloton’s API, the personal data of its riders was exposed. The API leakage allegedly occurred after the company ignored a vulnerability disclosure from a penetration testing company. Although Peloton partially fixed the hole, they failed to fully secure the database. The news comes amid other

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05 May 2021

Israel’s Netanyahu Fails to Form New Government

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has failed to form a new government prior to a deadline, a development that could potentially end his 15-year rule if his opponents are successful in putting together their own alternative coalition. The country’s president is expected to offer Mr. Netanyahu’s rivals a chance to

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05 May 2021

Senior Swiss diplomat in Iran found dead after fall from high-rise building

In Tehran, the first secretary at the Swiss embassy was found dead on Tuesday after falling from a high-rise building where she resided. The building is located in the north of Tehran, according to emergency services. The Swiss foreign ministry stated that an employee at its embassy had died of

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05 May 2021

Huawei and ZTE left out of India’s 5G trials

In its preliminary 5G trials, India has left out equipment from Chinese manufacturers Huawei and ZTE, becoming the latest country to take the firms out of its future 5G endeavors. India’s telecom ministry granted permission to a dozen firms, including Nokia and Ericsson, to conduct a six-month trial of 5G

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05 May 2021

White House Asked to Increase Crypto Regulation

The Institute for Security and Technology has formed a task force responsible for urging the White House to address and combat the rise in ransomware attacks and make it harder for cybercrimes to be committed through greater regulation of the cryptocurrency industry. Law enforcement agencies, cybersecurity experts, and government entities

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05 May 2021

Apple Issues Patches for Webkit Security Flaws

Apple has released security updates for vulnerabilities under active attack and affecting multiple products, including iOS, WatchOS, and iPadOS. The patches fix WebKit flaws that can be exploited by threat actors by utilizing maliciously crafted web content that ultimately leads to arbitrary code execution, according to Apple. The statement released

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05 May 2021

Fake Vaccine Domain Seized

The United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Maryland has seized a fraudulent website impersonating a biotechnology company and seeking to steal data. The website was claiming to be giving away free vaccines, as indicated by the domain “freevaccinecovax .org.” The attackers fraudulently claimed to be a company developing

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05 May 2021

This massive DDoS attack took large sections of a country’s internet offline

In Belgium, a huge distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack allegedly took down the websites of more than 200 Belgian organizations, including those in the government, education, and research industries. The attack began at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, overwhelming the websites with traffic and rendering the public-facing website front unusable

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