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Reddit has said that Russia likely posted leaked UK trade documents as part of a vast covert influence campaign

“The language errors and distribution network employed to spread the trade documents mirrored elements of Secondary Infektion, according to the researchers” writes Tom Porter for businessinsider.com. Reddit has said that documents containing confidential details of discussions between the US and UK about a post-Brexit trade deal were likely leaked onto the platform by Russia.Reddit said the cluster of accounts “provides us with important attribution for the recent posting of the leaked UK documents, as well as insights into how adversaries are adapting their tactics”. Source: businessinsider.com

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New Bitcoin Wallet-Focused Trojan Uncovered by Security Researchers

“A new Remote Access Trojan (RAT) malware that steals Bitcoin (BTC) wallet data has been discovered by security researchers, according to a Sept. 12 report from Zscaler ThreatLabZ. The RAT, dubbed InnfiRAT, is designed to perform a wide range of tasks on the infected machines, including specifically seeking out Bitcoin and Litecoin (LTC) wallet data” writes Marie Huillet for cointelegraph.com. The malware is designed to access and steals personal data stored on victims’ computers — grabbing browser cookies to steal stored usernames and passwords, as well as session data.Once collected,…

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Almost entire population of Ecuador has data leaked

“(CNN) The detailed information of potentially every person in Ecuador has been leaked online, in a massive and unprecedented national data breach, it was revealed on Monday” writes Jessie Yeung for cnn.com. Even Wikileaks founder Julian Assange’s information was found among the trove of leaked data, said the report.This breach was not a data hack or cyber attack on government databases, the telecommunications ministry said in a statement on its site. Source: cnn.com

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Penn Dutch markets ordered not to sell 3,400 pounds of meat and poultry

“Two Penn Dutch Meat & Seafood markets have been ordered not to sell about 3,400 pounds of a variety of meat and poultry products after state inspectors uncovered possible unsanitary conditions in a walk-in chiller at one of the locations” writes Larry Barszewski for sun-sentinel.com. The Hollywood inspection found water dripping from the ceiling and blowing from fans in the chiller room and onto uncovered meat products, including turkey drums, ham hocks, chorizo and Georgia sausage. Source: sun-sentinel.com

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Dozens of US spies killed after Iran and China uncovered CIA messaging service using Google

“Dozens of American spies were killed in Iran and China after a flawed communications service that allowed foreign foes to see what the agents were up to using Google, official sources have claimed” writes Robin Pagnamenta for telegraph.co.uk. Between 2009 and 2013 the US Central Intelligence Agency suffered a “catastrophic” secret communications failure in a website used by officers and their field agents around the world to speak to each other, according to a report in Yahoo News, which heard from 11 former intelligence and government officials about the previously…

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New Star Trek series titles potentially uncovered

“We already know Discovery won’t be the only Star Trek on air soon, as the announcement Thursday of a new animated series reveals, and the future of Star Trek at CBS becomes clearer” reports cnet.com. We’ve since learned that the series will take place well into the future of Picard’s life, possibly featuring the once-Captain as an Admiral at Starfleet.Project Genesis, from a different angle.) After showrunner Alex Kurtzman was given the green light this summer to reportedly shepherd more new series, it was announced than Patrick Stewart would be…

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