(Microsoft) CVE-2022-26809 Windows RCE Vulnerability

msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2022-26809 How could an attacker exploit the vulnerability? To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker would need to send a specially crafted RPC call to an RPC host. This could result in remote code execution on the server side with the same permissions as the RPC service. msrc.microsoft.com CVE-2022-26809 msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2022-26809 krebsonsecurity.com/2022/04/microsoft-patch-tuesday-april-2022-edition/ Nine of the updates pushed …

(United Nations) Climate Change AR6 WG III – Summary for Policymakers

ipcc.ch/report/ar6/wg3/resources/press/press-release Monday, April 4 2022 IPCC PRESS RELEASE The evidence is clear: the time for action is now. We can halve emissions by 2030. GENEVA, Apr 4 – In 2010-2019 average annual global greenhouse gas emissions were at their highest levels in human history, but the rate of growth has slowed. Without immediate and deep …

(United Nations) Climate Change AR6 WG II – Summary for Policymakers

ipcc.ch/2022/02/28/ipcc-chair-statement-wgii-ar6-press-conference Monday, 28 February 2022 The findings of the IPCC report we are releasing today are clear: the stakes for our planet have never been higher. Last August, the IPCC’s  the Working Group I report showed  — unequivocally – that human activities have warmed the climate at a rate not seen in at least the …

(RT) Putin’s Feb 21st Speech

Disclaimer: RT is funded in whole or in part by the Russian government. Wikipedia Matt’s Note: The claims made in this speech are heavily disputed. It is re-hosted here only for its historic value as a primary source Transcript via en.kremlin.ru/events/president/transcripts/67843 I consider it necessary today to speak again about the tragic events in Donbass and the key aspects of ensuring the security …

(NCSC) log4shell CVE-2021-44228

github.com/NCSC-NL/log4shell This repo contains operational information regarding the vulnerability in the Log4j logging library (CVE-2021-44228). For additional information see: NCSC-NL advisoryMITRE github.com/NCSC-NL/log4shell More: The Wall Street Journal: What Is the [log4shell] Vulnerability? thenewstack.io/log4shell-we-are-in-so-much-trouble As Bad as It Gets So how bad is Log4Shell really? As bad as it gets. According to the National Vulnerability Database …

(WHO) Classification of Omicron (B.1.1.529): SARS-CoV-2 Variant of Concern

who.int/news/item/26-11-2021-classification-of-omicron-(b.1.1.529)-sars-cov-2-variant-of-concern Matt’s Note: an abundance of caution must be exercised in trying to understand the impacts of a new Covid mutation at such an early stage and with such limited data. However: enough empirical evidence exists for the World Health Organization’s Technical Advisory Group on SARS-CoV-2 Virus Evolution (TAG-VE) to have labeled the B.1.1.529 SARS-CoV-2 …

(Joel Spolsky) NDAs and Contracts you Should Never Sign

Matt’s note: I suspect this post will have limited relevance to most people Still, given my recent unfortunate experience I keep thinking back to this article. I increasingly believe more people (in any industry, technology or otherwise) can benefit from Joel’s advice: NDAs and Contracts That You Should Never Sign Over time, I’ve signed a …

(Rush Doshi) The Long Game

rushdoshi.com For more than a century, no US adversary or coalition of adversaries not Nazi Germany, Imperial Japan, or the Soviet Union has ever reached sixty percent of US GDP. China is the sole exception, and it is fast emerging into a global superpower that could rival, if not eclipse, the United States. What does …

(United Nations) Climate Change AR6 Sixth Assesment Report – Summary for Policymakers

ipcc.ch/report/ar6/HBITwg1/ ipcc.ch/report/ar6/wg1/ At 2°C global warming and above, the level of confidence in and the magnitude of the change in droughts and heavy and mean precipitation increase compared to those at 1.5°C. Heavy precipitation and associated flooding events are projected to become more intense and frequent in the Pacific Islands and across many regions of …

(The New York Times) How Trump Supporters Took the U.S. Capitol

As part of a six-month investigation, The Times synchronized and mapped thousands of videos and police audio of the U.S. Capitol riot to provide the most complete picture to date of what happened — and why. More: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fascism Previously: Home