Redefining Critical Infrastructure for the Age of Disinformation

Source: Dark Reading
Redefining Critical Infrastructure for the Age of Disinformation
In an era of tighter privacy laws, it’s important to create an online environment that uses threat intelligence productively to defeat disinformation campaigns and bolster democracy.

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Thousands of Google Chromecast Devices Hijacked to Promote PewDiePie

Source: The Hacking News
Thousands of Google Chromecast Devices Hijacked to Promote PewDiePie
A group of hackers has hijacked tens of thousands of Google’s Chromecast streaming dongles, Google Home smart speakers and smart TVs with built-in Chromecast technology in recent weeks by exploiting a bug that’s allegedly been ignored by Google for almost five years.

The attackers, who go by Twitter handles @HackerGiraffe and @j3ws3r, managed to hijack Chromecasts’ feeds and display a pop-up,

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Hackers Hijack Smart TVs to Promote PewDiePie

Source: Threat Post
Hackers Hijack Smart TVs to Promote PewDiePie
The same hacking duo behind the recent “PewDiePie” printer hacks are back – this time with publicly exposed Chromecast, Google Home and smart TV systems as their targets.

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Google Partially Patches Flaw in Chrome for Android 3 Years After Disclosure

Source: The Hacking News
Google Partially Patches Flaw in Chrome for Android 3 Years After Disclosure
Google has finally patched a privacy vulnerability in its Chrome web browser for Android that exposes users’ device model and firmware version, eventually enabling remote attackers to identify unpatched devices and exploit known vulnerabilities.

The vulnerability, which has not yet given any CVE number, is an information disclosure bug that resides in the way the Google Chrome for Android

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Recent Ransomware Affected Multiple US Based Newspaper Publications

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Latest Hacking News Podcast #193

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Ohio Implements Data Protection Act

Source: Security Magazine
Ohio Implements Data Protection Act

The state of Ohio has implemented its Data Protection Act to encourage businesses to voluntarily adopt strong cybersecurity controls to protect consumer data.

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Ex-NSA Contractor Was a Suspect In Shadow Brokers Leak

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Cyberattack Halts Publication for US Newspapers

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AI in Security Carries as Many Questions as Answers

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