InfoSec News Nuggets 10/15/2021

Microsoft to pull LinkedIn from Chinese market American technology giant Microsoft announced today that it will pull its professional social network LinkedIn from the Chinese market later this year. Microsoft purchased LinkedIn for more than $26 billion back in 2016. The news comes amidst a flurry of regulatory changes in the Asian nation, as well as rising tensions between the company and the country. Two weeks past, Microsoft came under heavy scrutiny for its decision to block the profiles…
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InfoSec News Nuggets 03/22/2021

~4,300 publicly reachable servers are posing a new DDoS hazard to the Internet Criminals are upping the potency of distributed denial-of-service attacks with a technique that abuses a widely used Internet protocol that drastically increases the amount of junk traffic directed at targeted servers. DDoSes are attacks that flood a website or server with more data than it can handle. The result is a denial of service to people trying to connect to the service.…
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