Blog Digest March 2021

Blog Digest March 2021

These are the Changes of Cybersecurity Springtime

Marc Ruef
by Marc Ruef
on March 31, 2021
time to read: 5 minutes

The scip Blog Digest is a monthly released summary of the most important, thrilling and crazy posts from the international blogosphere. While reading this digest it remains very easy to keep up to date with the events of cybersecurity and advanced technology. Follow our team on Twitter and the company on LinkedIn, to get the most recent news.

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A Hacker Got All My Texts for $16

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As if We Needed It, a Major Review Just Confirmed 5G to Be Completely Safe

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At Least 30,000 U.S. Organizations Newly Hacked Via Holes in Microsoft’s Email Software

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Bitcoins, blockchains, and botnets

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China’s and Russia’s spying sprees will take years to unpack

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China to Restrict Tesla Use by Military and State Employees

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Don’t Arm Robots in Policing

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Facial recognition technology can expose political orientation from naturalistic facial images

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Firefox 87 trims HTTP Referrers by default to protect user privacy

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HAFNIUM targeting Exchange Servers with 0-day exploits

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How to poison the data that Big Tech uses to surveil you

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I scrounged through the trash heaps now I’m a millionaire: An interview with REvil’s Unknown

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Largest ransomware demand now stands at $30 million as crooks get bolder

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No, 1,000 engineers were not needed for SolarWinds

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No, I Did Not Hack Your MS Exchange Server

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Old Vulnerabilities Open the Door for WannaCry Ransomware

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Pa. woman created ‘deepfake’ videos to force rivals off daughter’s cheerleading squad: police

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Ransomware is targeting vulnerable Microsoft Exchange servers

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Scientists developed a clever way to detect Deepfakes by analyzing light reflections in the eyes

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Scotland’s renewable energy matched 97 percent of demand in 2020

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Tampa Twitter hacker agrees to three years in prison

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The Code BreakerIs the Crispr Chronicle You Need to Read

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The Decline of Computers as a General Purpose Technology

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The languages that defy auto-translate

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The Next-Gen Cyber Range: Bringing Incident Response Exercises to the Cloud

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The Story of Jian – How APT31 Stole and Used an Unknown Equation Group 0-Day

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This AI Uses Your Brain Activity to Create Fake Faces It Knows You’ll Find Attractive

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Young female Japanese biker is really 50-year-old man with luscious hair using FaceApp

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YouTube AI Blocked Chess Channel after Confusing ‘Black’ and ‘White’ for Racist Slurs

About the Author

Marc Ruef

Marc Ruef has been working in information security since the late 1990s. He is well-known for his many publications and books. The last one called The Art of Penetration Testing is discussing security testing in detail. He is a lecturer at several universities, like ETH, HWZ, HSLU and IKF. (ORCID 0000-0002-1328-6357)

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