• New algorithm searches historic documents to discover noteworthy people

    11 days ago - By Phys.org

    Old newspapers provide a window into our past, and a new algorithm co-developed by a University at Buffalo School of Management researcher is helping turn those historic documents into useful, searchable data.
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  • New 'MysterySnail' exploit used to hijack Windows Server deployments

    New 'MysterySnail' exploit used to hijack Windows Server deployments

    11 days ago - By TechRadar

    Cybersecurity experts have helped quash a mysterious new remote access trojan that exploited a zero-day in an essential Windows driver to launch a privilege escalation exploit. Discovered and reported by Kaspersky , Microsoft has patched the zero-day that was exploited by the trojan in the October 2021 edition of Patch Tuesday. “The exploit had numerous debug strings from an older, publicly known exploit for vulnerability CVE-2016-3309 , but closer analysis revealed that it was a zero-day. We discovered that it was using a previously unknown vulnerability in the Win32k driver...,” observed...
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