Afternoon Dessert – 2022-12-30


Welcome to another Afternoon Dessert breakout:

New Linux malware uses 30 plugin exploits to backdoor WordPress sites
A previously unknown Linux malware has been exploiting 30 vulnerabilities in multiple outdated WordPress plugins and themes to inject malicious JavaScript. […]
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Canadian mining firm shuts down mill after ransomware attack
The Copper Mountain Mining Corporation (CMMC), a Canadian copper mining company in British Columbia, has announced it has become the target of a ransomware attack that impacted its operations. […]
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S3 Ep115: True crime stories – A day in the life of a cybercrime fighter [Audio + Text]
Listen now – you’ll be alarmed, amused and educated, all in equal measure. (Full transcript in article.)
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The horror! The horror! NOTEPAD gets tabbed editing (very briefly)
Is there a special meaning of “don’t” that means “go right ahead”?
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US passes the Quantum Computing Cybersecurity Preparedness Act – and why not?
Cryptographic agility: the ability and the willingness to change quickly when needed.
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Naked Security 33 1/3 – Cybersecurity predictions for 2023 and beyond
The problem with anniversaries is that there’s an almost infinite number of them every day…
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