#AxisOfEasy 266: Drop What You’re Doing, Thunderbird Edition

October 4, 2022

Thunderbird receives a security update from Mozilla,
Software developer Connor Tumbleson reveals how someone attempted to land Upwork contracts by pretending to be him,
Scammers targeted Fortune 500s with Fake CISO LinkedIn profile … this and more in AofE #266


#AxisOfEasy 265: Record-Breaking DDoS Attack With 25.3 Billion Requests

September 27, 2022

Record-breaking DDoS attack with 25.3 billion requests and HTTP/2 Multiplexing abused, mitigated,
Is Open-source Software Secure? Fear of vulnerabilities, exposures, or hazards is causing a decline in the use of Open-source software,
Domestic intelligence in Germany runs hundreds of fake accounts for right-wing extremists on social media … this and more in AofE #265


#AxisOfEasy 264: Four-Fifths Of Firms Have Been Impacted By Critical Cloud Security Incidents

September 20, 2022

Four-fifths of firms have been impacted by critical cloud security incidents
American citizens who questioned the 2020 election were spied on by Facebook
Hackers exploit vulnerabilities in airplane Wi-Fi devices to target passengers … this and more in AofE #264


#AxisOfEasy 263: Botnets In The Work From Home Era

September 13, 2022

Twitter expands its crowdsourced fact-checking program ‘Birdwatch’ ahead of US midterms,
Botnets in the Work From Home Era,
Growth investment Implemented in Hornetsecurity … this and more in AofE #263


#AxisOfEasy 262: Safety Alert For Thousands Of Tourist Planes As Flying Technology Could Be Hacked

September 7, 2022

Safety Alert for Thousands of Tourist Planes as Flying Technology Could be Hacked,
IRS leaks private information for 120,000 tax payers,
Xcel customers locked out of their thermostats … this and more in AofE #262


#AxisOfEasy 261: PayPal Scam Uses Invoices Sent Through Their Website

August 30, 2022

PayPal Scam Uses Invoices Sent Through Their Website,
Defense operators of the U.S. Cyber Command have returned from Croatia following an investigation of malicious cyber activity
An updated version of Escanor RAT malware is being distributed via Microsoft Office documents and PDF files … this and more in AofE #261




Mark E. Jeftovic

Mark is the co-founder of easyDNS and the editor-in-chief of #AxisOfEasy. He is the author of Managing Mission Critical Domains & DNS (Packt UK, 2018) and Unassailable: Protect Yourself from Deplatform Attacks & Cancel Culture. 


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