January 5, 2022
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A Pakistani fraudster was sentenced to 12 years in prison earlier this week after AT&T, the world’s largest telecommunications company, lost over $200 million after he and his co-conspirators coordinated a seven-year scheme that led to the fraudulent unlocking of almost 2 million phones.
New details have been revealed about a recently remediated critical vulnerability in Netgear smart switches that could be leveraged by an attacker to potentially execute malicious code and take control of vulnerable devices.
Security researcher Zach Edwards has identified the issue in these .gov and .mil domains and is using a common product provided by Laserfiche. Laserfiche provides services to the FBI, the CIA, the Ministry of Finance of USA, the army and many other government bodies.
Multiple U.S. government sites using .gov and .mil domains have been seen hosting porn and spam content, such as Viagra ads, in the last year.
A security researcher noticed all of these sites share a common software vendor.
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