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UNDP, City of Copenhagen Targeted in Data-Extortion Cyberattack

UNDP, City of Copenhagen Targeted in Data-Extortion Cyberattack

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) became the victim of a cyberattack in late March, which also impacted the IT infrastructure of the city of Copenhagen, Denmark.  The UNDP received word of a data-extortion actor stealing its data, some of it related to human resources and procurement.  As the agency continues to assess the scope […]

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Can your cloud backup provider fail?

Can your cloud backup provider fail?

We see a similar failure in StorageCraft’s design. The fact that an admin decommissioning a single server caused them to lose all metadata suggests a lack of geo-redundancy and fault-tolerance in their backup storage architecture. This had a single server with a single copy of the only data that would allow them to piece together […]

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The Collective #808

The Collective #831

No. 831,  Thursday, April 11, 2024   View in browser In partnership with Olá, frontend friends! 👋 We got fresh and juicy links for you in this edition! Addy Osmani explores the crucial approach of structured debugging, setting it apart from random code tweaks. Roman Komarov introduces an innovative CSS strategy known as “layered toggles,” which allows […]

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I can't hike without these 5 tech gadgets

I can’t hike without these 5 tech gadgets

I’m a big fan of Shokz bone conduction headphones, and the OpenRun Pro are without a doubt my favorite version. They fit well around my head, the 10-hour battery life is excellent, the sound quality is great, they’re completely sweat-proof, there’s nothing to block my earholes, and I’m not going to lose them in the […]

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Russian APT Deploys New 'Kapeka' Backdoor in Eastern European Attacks

Russian APT Deploys New 'Kapeka' Backdoor in Eastern European Attacks

A previously undocumented “flexible” backdoor called Kapeka has been “sporadically” observed in cyber attacks targeting Eastern Europe, including Estonia and Ukraine, since at least mid-2022. The findings come from Finnish cybersecurity firm WithSecure, which attributed the malware to the Russia-linked advanced persistent threat (APT) group tracked as Sandworm (aka APT44 or Source link

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Peashooters can still pack a punch – Sophos News

Peashooters can still pack a punch – Sophos News

In the 1960s and ’70s, the US firearms market saw an influx of cheaply-made, imported handguns. Legislators targeted the proliferation of these inexpensive and frequently unreliable weapons, ostensibly because they were believed to pose a risk to their owners and facilitate criminality. This was not an issue unique to the US or to that time […]

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Better application networking and security with CAKES

Better application networking and security with CAKES

Modern software applications are underpinned by a large and growing web of APIs, microservices, and cloud services that must be highly available, fault tolerant, and secure. The underlying networking technology must support all of these requirements, of course, but also explosive growth. Unfortunately, the previous generation of technologies are too expensive, brittle, and poorly integrated […]

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