Afternoon Dessert - 2022-08-01

Welcome to another Afternoon Dessert breakout:

BlackCat ransomware claims attack on European gas pipeline
The ransomware group known as ALPHV (aka BlackCat) has assumed over the weekend responsibility for the cyberattack that hit Creos Luxembourg last week, a natural gas pipeline and electricity network operator in the central European country. [...]
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Microsoft Outlook is crashing when reading Uber receipt emails
Microsoft says the Outlook email client will crash when opening and reading emails with tables such as Uber receipt emails. [...]
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Researchers Discover Nearly 3,200 Mobile Apps Leaking Twitter API Keys
Researchers have uncovered a list of 3,207 apps, some of which can be utilized to gain unauthorized access to Twitter accounts. The takeover is made possible, thanks to a leak of legitimate Consumer Key and Consumer Secret information, respectively, Singapore-based cybersecurity firm CloudSEK said in a report exclusively shared with The Hacker News. "Out of 3,207, 230 apps are leaking all four
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Two Key Ways Development Teams Can Increase Their Security Maturity
Now more than ever, organizations need to enable their development teams to build and grow their security skills. Today organizations face a threat landscape where individuals, well-financed syndicates, and state actors are actively trying to exploit errors in software. Yet, according to recent global research, 67% of developers that were interviewed said they were still shipping code they knew
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How to celebrate SysAdmin Day!
I've just popped in to wish you all/The best SysAdmin Day!
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GnuTLS patches memory mismanagement bug – update now!
GnuTLS may well be the most widespread cryptographic toolkit you've never heard of. Learn more...
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Australian Hacker Charged with Creating, Selling Spyware to Cyber Criminals
A 24-year-old Australian national has been charged for his purported role in the creation and sale of spyware for use by domestic violence perpetrators and child sex offenders. Jacob Wayne John Keen, who currently resides at Frankston, Melbourne, is said to have created the remote access trojan (RAT) when he was 15, while also administering the tool from 2013 until its shutdown in 2019 as part
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Steam, PayPal blocked as Indonesia enforces new Internet regulation
The Indonesian Ministry of Communication and Information Technology, Kominfo, is now blocking access to internet service and content providers who had not registered on the country's new licensing platform by July 27th, 2022, as the country begins to restrict access to online content providers and services. [...]
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Microsoft Defender Experts for Hunting now generally available
Microsoft Defender Experts for Hunting, a new managed security service for Microsoft 365 Defender customers, is now generally available. [...]
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