TikTok car theft challenge: Hyundai, Kia fix flaw

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Posted: February 17, 2023 by Jovi Umawing “Car manufacturer Hyundai, and its subsidiary Kia, began rolling out a free software update on February 14, 2023, to address a flaw in their anti-theft software, which was highlighted in a social media challenge. The release of the update came nine months after an uptick in car theft of the affected models in the […]

FBI is investigating a cybersecurity incident on its network

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“The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is reportedly investigating malicious cyber activity on the agency’s network. The federal law enforcement agency says it already contained the “isolated incident” and is working to uncover its scope and overall impact. “The FBI is aware of the incident and is working to gain additional information,” the U.S. […]

New Mirai malware variant infects Linux devices to build DDoS botnet

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For the non-technical person, we recommend reading related articles such as this techie finding by Bleeping Computer to discover the how, the why, and the extra bonus of learning something new & uber nerdy. In short — this article explains, “When spreading to other devices, the botnet uses a telnet/SSH brute-forcer that tries to connect […]