Bitcoin Skyrockets After Biden Sign Executive Order to Regulate Crypto

One of the biggest criticisms of cryptocurrency at large (particularly the ever-popular Bitcoin) is that there’s no market regulation, which creates an extremely volatile market. Ting Shen/Bloomberg via Getty ImagesTing Shen/Bloomberg via Getty Images But Wednesday, U.S. President Joe Biden signed an executive order that calls for federal agencies to begin exploring regulatory practices for…

Hackers Abuse Mitel Devices to Amplify DDoS Attacks by 4 Billion Times

Threat actors have been observed abusing a high-impact reflection/amplification method to stage sustained distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks for up to 14 hours with a record-breaking amplification ratio of 4,294,967,296 to 1. The attack vector – dubbed TP240PhoneHome (CVE-2022-26143) – has been weaponized to launch significant DDoS attacks targeting broadband access ISPs, financial institutions, logistics companies,…

Critical Bugs Could Let Attackers Remotely Hack, Damage APC Smart UPS Devices

Three high-impact security vulnerabilities have been disclosed in APC Smart-UPS devices that could be abused by remote adversaries as a physical weapon to access and control them in an unauthorized manner. Collectively dubbed TLStorm, the flaws “allow for complete remote takeover of Smart-UPS devices and the ability to carry out extreme cyber-physical attacks,” Ben Seri…