General Cyber News via Ars Technica Risk Assessment

Starlink dishes go into “thermal shutdown” once they hit 122° Fahrenheit

Man watered dish to cool it down but overheating knocked it offline for 7 hours.
Publish Date: 6/15/2021
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CD Projekt Red does an about-face, says ransomware crooks are leaking data

Data taken in breach disclosed in February likely related to employees and contractors.
Publish Date: 6/11/2021
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EA source code stolen by hacker claiming to sell it online

More organizations feel the pain as the ransomware scourge grows more pernicious.
Publish Date: 6/10/2021
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Mystery malware steals 26M passwords from millions of PCs. Are you affected?

Massive trove can be used for ransomware, espionage, and more.
Publish Date: 6/9/2021
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Hackers can mess with HTTPS connections by sending data to your email server

Cross-protocol attacks could potentially steal login cookies or execute malicious code.
Publish Date: 6/9/2021
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US seizes $2.3 million Colonial Pipeline paid to ransomware attackers

Funds seized after Justice Department IDs Bitcoin wallet and obtains its private key.
Publish Date: 6/7/2021
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Hacker lexicon: What is a supply chain attack?

From NotPetya to SolarWinds, it’s a problem that’s not going away any time soon.
Publish Date: 6/6/2021
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This is not a drill: VMware vuln with 9.8 severity rating is under attack

Code execution flaw in vCenter is exploited to install web shell on unpatched machines.
Publish Date: 6/4/2021
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Ransomware will now get priority treatment at the Justice Department

Directive comes as ransomware is exposing the fragility of critical supply chains.
Publish Date: 6/4/2021
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Attack on meat supplier came from REvil, ransomware’s most cutthroat gang

Criminals use high-pressure tactics to extort victims.
Publish Date: 6/3/2021
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Shortages loom as ransomware hamstrings the world’s biggest meat producer

Add meat to the list of critical supply chains disrupted by the malware scourge.
Publish Date: 6/1/2021
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Amazon devices will soon automatically share your Internet with neighbors

Amazon's experimental wireless mesh networking turns users into guinea pigs.
Publish Date: 5/29/2021
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Covert channel in Apple’s M1 is mostly harmless, but it sure is interesting

Technically, it's a vulnerability, but there's not much an attacker can do with it.
Publish Date: 5/28/2021
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SolarWinds hackers are back with a new mass campaign, Microsoft says

Kremlin-backed group uses hacked account to impersonate US aid agency.
Publish Date: 5/28/2021
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Charter charges more money for slower Internet on streets with no competition

Spectrum costs $30 for 400Mbps on one street, $50 for half the speed on another.
Publish Date: 5/27/2021
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No, it doesn’t just crash Safari. Apple has yet to fix exploitable flaw

WebKit bug that was fixed upstream has yet to find its way into Apple products.
Publish Date: 5/26/2021
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Amazon to buy MGM for $8 billion in major boost to Prime Video library

Amazon announces purchase, promises "greater access" to historic studio's films.
Publish Date: 5/26/2021
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Vulnerability in VMware product has severity rating of 9.8 out of 10

Remote code execution flaw in vCenter Server poses "serious" risk to data centers.
Publish Date: 5/25/2021
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It’s ransomware, or maybe a disk wiper, and it’s striking targets in Israel

Dubbed Apostle, never-before-seen wiper masquerades as ransomware.
Publish Date: 5/25/2021
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Actively exploited macOS 0-day let hackers take screenshots of infected Macs

Apple patches vulnerability that malware used to bypass macOS privacy protections.
Publish Date: 5/24/2021
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