Apple says these patches fix a memory corruption bug that allows apps to execute arbitrary code and a WebKit vulnerability that allows malicious code to be executed through web content. According to the company, the attacks only occur on devices running iOS versions released before iOS 15.7. Even if you are not the target of spyware, now is a good time to update your iPhone.
This week, an alarming investigation by NBC News found that Discord, a social network popular with gamers, has become a popular venue for child sexual exploitation. NBC News has identified 35 cases over the past six years in which adults faced allegations of kidnapping, seduction or sexual assault allegedly facilitated by Discord. Nearly half of these cases have pleaded guilty or sentenced, while many more are still under investigation.
The report said NBC News’ review of cases could be a major omission, as these numbers only represent alleged reported cases. Victims often face significant challenges when it comes to reporting, investigating and prosecuting. “What we see is just the tip of the iceberg,” Stephen Sauer, frontline director at the Canadian Center for Child Protection, told NBC News.
According to experts interviewed by NBC News, while online child exploitation is not exclusive to Discord, the platform’s decentralized censorship system and its young user base may have made it become an attractive environment for those who seek to exploit children.
The investigation goes like a Washington Post report discovered that thousands of AI-generated child abuse images were found on dark web forums.
Based on The Wall Street JournalUS officials have been monitoring the activities of employees working for Chinese telecommunications companies Huawei Technologies and ZTE at suspected spying facilities in Cuba. News comes in the middle a push to limit use of Huawei and ZTE’s mobile infrastructure throughout the West.
In the first day of this month, the magazine report China has operated a spy base in Cuba since at least 2019 and that the two countries jointly maintain four additional wiretapping stations on the island. Officials from the Biden administration warn that the facilities are capable of intercepting electronic signals from US military bases.
According to Representative Mike Gallagher, Chairman of the US House of Representatives Select Committee on the Chinese Communist Party, Huawei and ZTE have had a regular business presence in Cuba while working to modernize their internet infrastructure. Island. In a letter Gallagher sent to director of national intelligence Avril Haines, which magazine seen, Gallagher wrote that any increase in Chinese intelligence capabilities in Cuba “likely” would be supported by Chinese telecommunications companies.
In a statement, Huawei described the report as “baseless allegations” and stressed its commitment to fully comply with applicable laws and regulations in the regions in which it operates. Similarly, ZTE denied magazinereported as “baseless.”
The recent Reddit protest about changes to third-party app threat business is messy enough without hackers involved. The BlackCat ransomware group is threatening to reveal about 80GB of data the company says was stolen earlier this year through a “highly targeted” phishing attack.
Reddit says it doesn’t believe hackers stole user data like passwords, but BlackCat says the files contain “confidential” information. The team is asking Reddit to pay $4.5 million and cancel its plan to charge app developers exorbitant fees for access to their API or app programming interface. If not, the group said, it will release the data ahead of the company’s planned IPO.