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Log4Shell: Widely Used Logging System with Critical Exploit

A recently discovered exploit in Log4j, an open-source logging library used by multiple services and applications across the internet, allows attackers to execute remote code on any vulnerable servers. If exploited successfully, attackers can upload and import malware onto compromised servers, rendering those servers, and any machines that may connect to them, infected. Nearly every

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Thunderbolt Ports Can Leave Your Data Vulnerable

Thunderbolt ports are commonplace on many laptops today. They allow for high-speed connections for data transfer, video display, charging phones, and even the computer itself. However, as useful as Thunderbolt ports are, they also leave one’s computer vulnerable to hackers. Theft and laptops go hand in hand. They are expensive, can hold sensitive information, and

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