#AxisOfEasy 182: Hackers Modify Chemical Levels In Town’s Drinking Water Supply

February 9, 2021

Hackers modify chemical levels in town’s drinking water supply,
German Ex-con’s brain wallet stumps cops from seizing his bitcoin,
DC Riot aftermath: tracked by smartphones, snitched on by banks while Youtube removes raw footage and more in Axis of Easy #182


#AxisOfEasy 181: Stop What You’re Doing: Patch Sudo Now Edition

February 2, 2021

Sudo’s Baron Samedit flaw allows local privilege escalation,
Data breach impacts nearly entire population of Brazil,
Netwalker ransomware dark web seized, charges laid and more in Axis of Easy #181


#AxisOfEasy 180: US Intelligence Bypasses Warrants Through Buying Data

January 26, 2021

DDoS-Guard forfeits IP space, including Parler’s,
DNSPooq: New DNS Cache poisoning kit,
Study “finds” that Canadians would trade free speech to purge hate speech and much more in Axis of Easy # 180


#AxisOfEasy 179: Coalition Of Cancelholics Sues Apple To Deplatform Telegram

January 19, 2021

World’s largest Dark Market shut down by German police,
Pop-up dark market selling Solar Winds source code,
Mimecast trust cert hacked in Microsoft supply chain hack and more in Axis of Easy 179


#AxisOfEasy 178: The Great Deplatforming

January 12, 2021

The SolarWinds shit-show keeps on shitting,
Singapore cops access COVID-19 tracing data for criminal investigations,
Use stupid passwords, win stupid prizes: ZyXel hardcodes backdoor, Nissan uses “admin” and more in Axis of Easy #178


#AxisOfEasy 177: Ding Dong The Flash Is Dead

January 5, 2021

Adobe Flash is finally dead, dead, dead,
Magecart found in Shopify, WooCommerce,
Christmas Morning bombing disrupts AT&T network and more in this week’s Axis of Easy #177




Mark E. Jeftovic

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