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May 23, 2022 12:51 pm

1- US Government says: Patch VMware right now, or get off our network

On Wednesday this week, virtualisation behemoth VMWare published a security advisory describing two just-patched security holes in its products. Virtualisation in general, and VMWare’s product set in particular, is widely used to turn individual physical computers into several “virtual computers” th…

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2- The Onion on Google Map Surveillance

“Google Maps Adds Shortcuts through Houses of People Google Knows Aren’t Home Right Now.” Excellent satire. …

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3- New Bluetooth Bug Could Let Hackers Remotely Unlock Smart Locks, Laptops & Smartphones

A vulnerability in the Bluetooth technology can be exploited to remotely unlock tens of millions of digital locks worldwide, including those on Tesla cars. Sultan Qasim Khan, a researcher at the NCC Group successfully exploited the flaw to open and drive a Tesla Model 3 and Y model using a device at…

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4- April VMware Bugs Abused to Deliver Mirai Malware, Exploit Log4Shell

Recently reported VMware bugs are being used by hackers who are focused on using them to deliver Mirai denial-of-service malware and exploit the Log4Shell vulnerability. Security researchers at Barracuda discovered that attempts were made to exploit the recent vulnerabilities CVE-2022-22954 and CVE-…

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Weekly Cybersecurity Newsletter No: 220



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