New phone cable mimicking an Apple lightning cable is now on sale that can record anything users type and send the data to a hacker up to one mile away. O.MG cables were produced by a security researcher and sell for $140. Users are encouraged to be wary when borrowing an unknown charging cord.
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Deep Dive on 2015 Juniper Networks Breach Shows How Government Struggles to Control its Vulnerabilities
Its been six years since the Juniper Networks Christmas supply chain hack that opened a backdoor that exposed highly sensitive US telecommunications and military agencies to spying. Although details remain scant as to how and why this all went down, Bloomberg news has recently uncovered why Juniper used the NSA algotithm in the first place and who may have been behind the attack.
The Russian group dubbed “DarkSide” deployed a ransomware attack to the major pipeline supporting the US fuel supply this week, cutting off the entire fuel supply to the US East coast. The attack, dubbed one of the most disruptive digital ransom operations ever, is prompting a wake-up call across the country about the vulnerability of critical infrastructure to cyber warfare.
CISA is aware of ongoing exploitation of Ivanti Pulse Connect Secure vulnerabilities compromising U.S. government agencies, critical infrastructure entities, and private sector organizations.