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The crypto disaster is getting worse. FTX crypto exchange hacked and over $600 million stolen

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The collapse of FTX, already one of the most spectacular in financial history, worsened as hundreds of millions of dollars were withdrawn from the cryptocurrency exchange hours after it filed for bankruptcy.

Late Friday night, more than $600 million was stolen from FTX cryptocurrency wallets. Shortly thereafter, FTX claimed on its official Telegram channel that it had been compromised by asking users not to install any new updates and uninstall all FTX apps.

The crypto disaster is getting worse.  FTX crypto exchange hacked and over $600 million stolen

“FTX has been hacked. FTX applications are malware. Delete them. The chat is open. Do not go to the FTX website, as it can download Trojans, ”the account administrator wrote in the FTX Support Telegram chat. The report was confirmed by FTX General Counsel Ryan Miller.

Hours later, Miller tweeted that FTX US and FTX.com were moving all of their digital assets to cold storage due to Friday’s bankruptcy. “The process was accelerated tonight – to reduce the damage from surveillance of unauthorized transactions.”

Many FTX wallet holders have reported $0 balances on their FTX.com and FTX US wallets. The transfers occurred on the same day the firm filed for bankruptcy. On Twitter, members of the cryptocurrency community quickly began to speculate that the outflow of funds could have been coordinated by a member of the exchange’s founder Sam Bankman-Fried’s inner circle, pointing out that the simultaneous and sophisticated hacks of FTX and FTX US indicated potential inside work.

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Possibly hundreds of millions of smartphones are at risk. A vulnerability has been discovered that manufacturers are in no hurry to fix

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Google, as part of its Project Zero project, has published information about a new vulnerability CVE-2022-33917 that affects millions of smartphones.

Possibly hundreds of millions of smartphones are at risk.  A vulnerability has been discovered that manufacturers are in no hurry to fix

The fact is that we are talking about a vulnerability in Mali GPUs, which are used in a huge number of single-chip systems. Google does not specify, but the Arm website has information that the vulnerability affects solutions based on the Valhall architecture. And this means that we are talking about a huge number of graphics cores that have been and are being used in SoCs in recent years, including the latest Mali-Gx10. That is, we are not talking about millions of vulnerable smartphones, but rather hundreds of millions of devices based on SoC MediaTek, Exynos and Tensor.

Arm itself patched the vulnerability some time ago, but the problem is that many vendors still haven’t implemented those patches. This applies to many devices from Samsung, Xiaomi, Oppo and even Google itself.

If exploited, the vulnerability is intended to allow an attacker to read and write physical pages after they are returned to the system, potentially gaining wide access to user data.

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Elon Musk invited a famous hacker of iPhone and PlayStation consoles to Twitter

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Elon Musk invited a famous hacker of iPhone and PlayStation

Elon Musk hired a hacker who created the world’s first iPhone jailbreak in 2007 and bypassed Sony consoles in 2010. We are talking about George Hotz (George Hotz), known under the nickname Geohot. He also founded the startup Comma.ai, where an autopilot system for cars is being developed.

Elon Musk invited a famous hacker of iPhone and PlayStation consoles to Twitter

In 2015, Hotz began building his own autopilot and offered Musk a license. Instead, the businessman invited a specialist to Tesla, but Hotz refused.

A November 16 Hotz wrote on Twitter, which supports Musk’s decisions about the “hardcore mode of operation.” He also stated that he was ready for an internship at Twitter with a minimum pay that is equal to the cost of living in San Francisco. Musk answered and invited the developer to Twitter.

Elon Musk invited a famous hacker of iPhone and PlayStation consoles to Twitter

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First, the specialist will improve the advanced search in the social network so that users no longer set filters manually.

Earlier it was reported that Musk took up the “fire servers.”

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Hackers hacked one of Nvidia’s Twitter accounts to “advertise” Dogecoin

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Hackers hacked one of Nvidias Twitter accounts to advertise Dogecoin

The official Nvidia Taiwan Twitter account has been hacked.

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This account has been inactive since 2019, but today unexpectedly posted posts related to the Dogecoin cryptocurrency. Given the recent purchase of Twitter by Elon Musk and his love for this cryptocurrency, the situation looks quite funny.

Be that as it may, the attackers published a record about a certain Dogeathon 2022 event and added a link to the record. Of course, the link was used for phishing.

The account is currently suspended. Nvidia itself has not yet commented on the situation.

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