24 Jan 2022

McAfee Bug Can Be Exploited to Gain Windows SYSTEM Privileges

McAfee has recently patched two different high-severity bugs in its Agent component that could be used by attackers to escalate privileges, including up to SYSTEM. The bugs could also allow attackers to achieve arbitrary code execution and perform other malicious actions. The bug lies in the McAfee Enterprise product for

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24 Jan 2022

20K WordPress Sites Exposed by Insecure Plugin REST-API

More than 20,000 WordPress sites are vulnerable to malicious code injection, phishing scams, and other cyber threats due to a high-severity cross-site scripting (XSS) bug affecting the WordPress Email Template Designer. The template designer is WP HTML Mail, a plugin that allowed users to design custom emails. Wordfence researcher Chloe

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24 Jan 2022

Taliban, Western officials meet in Oslo to discuss Afghanistan

The Taliban and Western diplomats are holding a meeting regarding Afghanistan’s humanitarian crisis outside of Oslo. The humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan has escalated since the Taliban takeover of power in August after 20 years. The discussions were held with representatives from France, Britain, Germany, Italy, the EU, Norway and the

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24 Jan 2022

Hundreds of children held by IS in besieged prison in Syria

Hundreds of children are believed to be held by jihadist extremists in a besieged prison in Syria. Nearly 850 children are being held inside Ghwayran prison in Hasaka. The prison was stormed by Islamic State soldiers on Thursday and days of battles followed. 136 people have been killed in the

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24 Jan 2022

Ukraine: UK withdrawing some embassy staff from Kyiv

Some staff from Britain’s embassy in Ukraine has been withdrawn as fears of a Russian invasion grow. Approximately half of the staff working in the embassy in Kyiv will return to Britain, despite no specific threats made to British diplomats. All relatives of US embassy staff have been ordered to

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24 Jan 2022

Saudi-led coalition denies targeting Yemeni detention center after airstrikes kill dozens

A detention center was hit in airstrikes on Friday and killed dozens and caused a nationwide internet blackout in Yemen. The Iran-backed Houthi rebels blamed the Saudi- led coalition for the strike, but the coalition denied deliberately targeting the detention center in the northern city of Sa’ada.  At least 82

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24 Jan 2022

Burkina Faso President Kabore detained at military camp, sources say

Burkina Faso President Roch Kabore has been detained at a military camp by soldiers. The president was detained after heavy gunfire around his residence Sunday night in Ouagadougou. Gunfire rang out from many military camps throughout Burkina Faso as soldiers demanded more support for their fight against Islamist militants, the

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21 Jan 2022

Almost entire town leveled after explosives delivery truck crash in Ghana

A blast in western Ghana on Thursday killed at least 17 people after a motorcycle collided with a vehicle carrying explosives. 59 additional people were injured in the explosion.A small town, Apiate, appears to have been completely leveled. The explosion caused every building to collapse and trap people and animals

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21 Jan 2022

Ukraine tension: Urgent US-Russia talks in Geneva as invasion fears grow

US Secretary of State and Russian Foreign MInister met in Geneva on Friday for talks as fears grow that Russia may invade Ukraine. Secretary of State Antony Blinken emphasized that these talks were an attempt to see if diplomacy was a viable option for the two countries. Russian Foreign MInister

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21 Jan 2022

US extradites second suspect in assassination of Haiti’s President

A second subject in the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moise has been extradited to the United States. Rodolphe Jaar will be presented with the charges on Thursday in his initial court appearance in Miami. Jaar is one of several suspects that has been at large for months after the

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