InfoSec News Nuggets 02/14/2022

Hidden in plain sight: How the dark web is spilling onto social media Just a few years ago, illicit services and online contraband were firmly sourced in the hidden, largely untraceable depths of the internet: the dark web. People frequenting dark web sites knew how to take advantage of the anonymity offered, and often managed to evade law enforcement. However, fast forward a couple of years and this model is changing. We are now seeing illegal…
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InfoSec News Nuggets 10/13/2021

Olympus has been hit with another major cyberattack Camera maker and Japanese tech giant Olympus was forced to shut down its IT systems in the US, Canada and Latin America after it recently fell victim to a cyberattack. In a statement on its website, the company said that it is currently in the process of investigating a potential cybersecurity incident which occurred on October 10 that affected its IT systems. After detecting suspicious activity on its network, Olympus mobilized…
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InfoSec News Nuggets 6/17/2020

GitHub to replace "master" with alternative term to avoid slavery references GitHub is working on replacing the term "master" on its service with a neutral term like "main" to avoid any unnecessary references to slavery, its CEO said on Friday. The code-hosting portal is just the latest in a long line of tech companies and open source projects that have expressed support for removing terms that may be offensive to developers in the black community.…
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