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Black Hat 2020: ‘Zero-Click’ MacOS Exploit Chain Uses Microsoft Office Macros

This post was originally published on this siteAt Black Hat 2020, Patrick Wardle disclosed an exploit chain that bypasses Microsoft’s malicious macros protections to infect MacOS users.   This post was originally published on https://threatpost.com/feed/. https://blacklakesecurity.com/black-hat-2020-zero-click-macos-exploit-chain-uses-microsoft-office-macros/

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Black Hat 2020: Using Botnets to Manipulate Energy Markets for Big Profits

This post was originally published on this siteBlack Hat 2020 session discusses how high-wattage connected devices like dishwashers and heating systems can be recruited into botnets and used to manipulate energy markets.   This post was originally published on https://threatpost.com/feed/. https://blacklakesecurity.com/black-hat-2020-using-botnets-to-manipulate-energy-markets-for-big-profits/

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U.S. Offers Reward of $10M for Info Leading to Discovery of Election Meddling

This post was originally published on this siteGovernment hopes to avoid interference in the upcoming November presidential vote with a hefty reward.   This post was originally published on https://threatpost.com/feed/. https://blacklakesecurity.com/u-s-offers-reward-of-10m-for-info-leading-to-discovery-of-election-meddling/

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Black Hat 2020: Linux Spyware Stack Ties Together 5 Chinese APTs

This post was originally published on this siteThe groups, all tied to the Winnti supply-chain specialist gang, were seen using the same Linux rootkit and backdoor combo.   This post was originally published on https://threatpost.com/feed/. https://blacklakesecurity.com/black-hat-2020-linux-spyware-stack-ties-together-5-chinese-apts/

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Black Hat 2020: In a Turnaround, Voting Machine Vendor Embraces Ethical Hackers

This post was originally published on this siteVoting machine technology seller Election Systems & Software (ES&S) offered an olive branch to security researchers with new safe harbor terms and vulnerability disclosure policies at Black Hat USA 2020.   This post was originally published on https://threatpost.com/feed/. https://blacklakesecurity.com/black-hat-2020-in-a-turnaround-voting-machine-vendor-embraces-ethical-hackers/

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