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CISA Puts out IPv6 Guidance for Public Comment

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The agency intends to implement IPv6 in federal IT systems.

The United States Cyber ​​and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has requested public feedback on the new IPv6 Internet Protocol guidance for federal agencies.

The IPv6 Considerations for TIC 3.0 document was published in accordance with Memorandum 21-07 of the Management and Budget of the United States. The government has directed CISA to enhance its Trusted Internet Connections (TIC) program to ensure IPv6 is implemented in federal IT systems.

The new IPv6 guidance is intended to provide information about IPv6 itself, to educate agencies about their responsibilities for OMB M-21-07, to share security considerations regarding the TIC 3.0 protocol and security capabilities, and to raise awareness of IPv6 security.

“This document is architecture agnostic and generally supports the deployment and use of IPv6 across the nation,” CISA explains.

CISA is keen to find out if there are other TIC 3.0 IPv6 considerations or security concerns that the agency should take into account, and what other TIC 3.0 IPv6 guidance agencies would be interested in getting from CISA.

The document has been submitted for public discussion from September 23 to October 15 this year. After reviewing the comments, CISA will prepare the final version of the guide.

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17-year-old hacker who allegedly leaked GTA 6 gameplay videos online arrested in UK

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17 year old hacker who allegedly leaked GTA 6 gameplay videos online

London police today announced the capture of a 17-year-old teenager suspected of cybercrime in Oxfordshire. At the moment, it is only reported that the arrested person is in custody.

17-year-old hacker who allegedly leaked GTA 6 gameplay videos online arrested in UK

The police declined to say what caused the arrest, but a number of facts indicate that this particular teenager, associated with the Lapsus$ hacker group, previously hacked into Uber, and recently posted screenshots and videos of GTA 6 gameplay on the Web.

In March, Bloomberg wrote that the person believed to be behind several major network hacks was a 16-year-old teenager whose home is in Oxfordshire. Uber wrote on its blog after the hack: “We believe this attacker (or attackers) is associated with a hacker group called Lapsus$, which is becoming more and more active.” A hacker who posted a GTA 6 video online claimed responsibility for the attack on Uber in forum posts.

Recall, yesterday it became known that the FBI joined the investigation into the hacking of Uber and the publication of GTA 6 materials online.

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The security specialist was able to “hack” the PS5 through the same vulnerability that he used to jailbreak the PS4

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The security specialist was able to hack the PS5 through

Security specialist Andy Nguyen was able to bypass the protection of the PS5 game console and “hack” it using an old vulnerability that he also used on the PS4. It concerns the features of the exFAT file system in Sony’s implementation. In 2020, Nguyen managed to jailbreak his PS4 using the same vulnerability. As a result, the specialist received full access to the system core.

The security specialist was able to

The researcher suggested that during the transition from FreeBSD9 to FreeBSD11, the patch that closed the vulnerability somehow stopped working or was removed during the upgrade. The specialist has already reported the vulnerability to the company, which paid him $10,000. The same amount Nguyen received for the same vulnerability on PS4.

The PlayStation hack allows the user to install emulators of other consoles, play pirated versions of games, and also unlock some features that are not normally available to users.

At the same time, Nguyen explained that the error he discovered was just one of a chain of errors required for a full PlayStation 5 jailbreak. To date, the newest console has not been hacked.

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Only pin code, only hardcore. Locking a smartphone with a fingerprint reduces its security, says Group-IB digital forensics specialist

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Only pin code only hardcore Locking a smartphone with a

Group-IB digital forensics specialist Igor Mikhailov told the Prime agency why you should not use a fingerprint on your phone.

According to him, locking a smartphone with a fingerprint reduces its security, as the fingerprint can be copied. In addition, it is possible to unlock the gadget with someone else’s fingerprints, especially on devices with an old sensor.

Only pin code, only hardcore.  Locking a smartphone with a fingerprint reduces its security, says Group-IB digital forensics specialist

The most secure way to unlock a smartphone, according to Mikhailov, is to use complex passwords. He advised to turn off the fingerprint login and leave only the pin code.

As for unlocking a smartphone by face, Apple’s Face ID system is the most reliable, but even its enthusiasts managed to deceive with photos and masks of the owners.

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