Thursday, July 15

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Daily News Stuff 15 July 2021

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  • How the Kaseya hack - that led to at least 1500 companies being hit with ransomware - went down.



    Short answer: These people are idiots.


  • China has been caught hacking hundreds of government systems across Southeast Asia.  (Bleeping Computer)

    With a particular focus on the Philippines.

    Apparently this particular plague spreads via USB devices, just like the good old days with floppy disks.


  • In completely unrelated news Microsoft just patched 117 vulnerabilities.  (Bleeping Computer)

    That does include their server platform and applications, not just Windows, but still.


  • Side note: Anyone who thinks I am bigoted against Apple is simply not paying attention.  I hate everyone.

    Well, sometimes not AMD.


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Disclaimer: Long answer is...  These people are idiots.  And I was born with the long paws.

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1 "Short answer: These people are idiots."

I'm pretty delighted that a company providing internet-exposed services thought it was a good idea to just fail-over into "authenticated".  There's literally no possibility that could be exploited.

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