Parler Finds Rescuer in Russia and Other Top Infosec Stories of 1/19/21
FreakOut botnet targets unpatched Linux applications, OpenWRT hit with data breach, IObit hacked over the weekend, U.S. lets Irish hacker off the hook, FBI warns of VoIP phishing and more
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Controversial and hard-right social media website Parler has returned after being kicked off traditional platforms, including Amazon, and finding a rescuer in a Russian-owned technology company called DDos-Guard.
Parler’s app, however, remains banned from the app stores of both Apple and Google. (Joseph Menn, Kenneth Li, Elizabeth Culliford / Reuters)
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Researchers at CheckPoint say a newly identified botnet called FreakOut has emerged to target unpatched applications running on top of Linux systems.
The botnet’s current targets include TerraMaster data storage units, web applications built on top of the Zend PHP Framework,…
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