Critical RCE Bug Affects Millions of OpenWrt-based Network Devices

The Hacker News A cybersecurity researcher today disclosed technical details and proof-of-concept of a critical remote code execution vulnerability affecting OpenWrt, a widely used Linux-based operating system for routers, residential gateways, and other embedded devices that route network traffic. Tracked as CVE-2020-7982, the vulnerability resides …

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New Swedish law does not affect Mullvad

Mullvad Confused about Sweden’s new legislation on the covert surveillance of data? In short, it does not pertain to Mullvad VPN. Full article

Hong Kong makes wearable trackers mandatory for new arrivals, checks in with ‘surprise calls’ too

The Register Hong Kong has made it mandatory for all new arrivals to wear an “electronic wristband” that links to a smartphone to provide location-tracking services, so that authorities can be sure they’re observing COVID-19 quarantine requirements. And the city-state insists its privacy commissioner has …

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Ransomware spreading gangs are targeting only at Nights n weekends

Cybersecurity Insiders Those spreading ransomware are seen targeting companies and individuals only at nights and weekends says a study taken up by FireEye. The Cybersecurity firm confirms that 76% of ransomware infections take place at night time in the enterprise sector and 49% of them …

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