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OPLIN 4Cast #760: Pegasus spyware was made to fight terrorists, but can (allegedly) pwn everyone

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“Pegasus” is a spyware system developed to investigate and prevent terrorism and serious crime. Made by Israeli cybersecurity company NSO Group, it is sold only…

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OPLIN 4Cast #744: Patch those servers immediately, but brace for more attacks

Posted in 4cast, Microsoft, and Security

In early March, Microsoft detected multiple 0-day exploits against Exchange Servers, urging customers to update their on-premises systems immediately. They developed a one-click mitigation tool to…

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OPLIN 4Cast #660: Dispatches from DEF CON, the world’s largest hacking convention

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One of the world’s largest hacker conventions, DEF CON, recently wrapped up its 26th year in Las Vegas. Wired was there with full coverage, including stories about drones taking over nearby smart TVs, how DARPA uses DEF CON’s hackers to test new voting machines, and many more, including the first story below about weaponizing a smart speaker.

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