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Researchers Find Security Flaw in JsonWebToken Library Used By 20,000+ Projects

Researchers Find Security Flaw in JsonWebToken Library Used By 20,000+ Projects

An attacker could perform RCE on a server verifying a maliciously crafted JWT request

GitHub Adds Features to Automate Vulnerability Code Scanning

GitHub Adds Features to Automate Vulnerability Code Scanning

Called “default setup,” the novel capability simplifies starting code scanning on repositories

UK Charities Offered Free Cyber Essentials Support

UK Charities Offered Free Cyber Essentials Support

The NCSC’s new Funded Cyber Essentials Programme will support SMEs as well as charities

Ukraine: Russian Cyber-Attacks Should Be Considered War Crimes

Ukraine: Russian Cyber-Attacks Should Be Considered War Crimes

A Ukrainian official revealed that evidence of Russian cyber-attacks are being gathered to support potential war crime prosecutions

Freejacking Campaign By PurpleUrchin Bypasses Captchas

Freejacking Campaign By PurpleUrchin Bypasses Captchas

The threat actors also deployed more aggressive techniques for mining CPU resources

ChatGPT Used to Develop New Malicious Tools

ChatGPT Used to Develop New Malicious Tools

These include infostealers, multi-layer encryption tools and dark web marketplace scripts

Dark Web Actors Fight For Drug Trafficking and Illegal Pharmacy Supremacy

Dark Web Actors Fight For Drug Trafficking and Illegal Pharmacy Supremacy

Following the takedown of the Hydra Marketplace in 2022, 10 darknet markets rose to fill the void

Global Cyber-Attack Volume Surges 38% in 2022

Global Cyber-Attack Volume Surges 38% in 2022

Last year was also worst on record for UK businesses

Threat Actors Spread RAT Via Pokemon NFT Card Site

Threat Actors Spread RAT Via Pokemon NFT Card Site

Phishing page lures unsuspecting users into installing remote access malware

FCC Wants to Accelerate Breach Reporting for Telcos

FCC Wants to Accelerate Breach Reporting for Telcos

Proposals designed to strengthen consumer protections

WhatsApp Unveils Proxy Support to Tackle Internet Censorship

WhatsApp Unveils Proxy Support to Tackle Internet Censorship

The Meta-owned firm also compiled a guide designed to help users set up their own proxy servers

Blind Eagle Hacking Group Targets South America With New Tools

Blind Eagle Hacking Group Targets South America With New Tools

Security experts from Check Point Research unveiled the findings in a new advisory

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