Last updated on October 20, 2022

Volume 03 Issue 10- 20th October 2022

Hithawathi
Monthly Bulletin

Why you should know about Steganography


Steganography is an old concept which implies “hiding a secret message in an ordinary looking file” which doesn’t bring about any suspicions. The word Steganography is originated from Greek words; “Steganos” which means concealed / protected and “Graphein” that refers to writing.

Tips to Improve the User Experience on Your Website

  1. Prioritize web accessibility
  2. Keep things simple
  3. Make use of white space
  4. Improve page loading times
  5. Enhance mobile usability
  6. Ask for feedback

Customer Guidance for Reported Zero-day Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Exchange Server

Microsoft is investigating two reported zero-day vulnerabilities affecting Microsoft Exchange Server 2013, Exchange Server 2016, and Exchange Server 2019.
https://msrc-blog.microsoft.com

NSA Releases Advisory on Chinese State-Sponsored Actors Exploiting Publicly Known Vulnerabilities

The National Security Agency (NSA) has released a cybersecurity advisory on Chinese state-sponsored malicious cyber activity.
https://www.cisa.gov

Adobe Releases Security Updates

Adobe has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in ColdFusion, Acrobat Reader, Adobe Commerce and Adobe Dimension.
https://digital.nhs.uk

Cyber News

WhatsApp hit by two zero-day flaws — update the app now
If you have WhatsApp installed on your phone, you should make sure that you’re updated to the latest version.
https://www.tomsguide.com

Australia’s Telstra hit by data breach, two weeks after attack on Optus

According to local media, a Telstra internal staff email put the number of affected current and former employees at 30,000.
https://www.reuters.com

Facebook log-in thieves: a list of 400+ malicious apps

Meta has identified over 400 malicious Android and iOS apps designed to steal Facebook log-in information.
https://cybernews.com


Smart phone Dream


Limashi was a school leaver and she was using a feature phone (with basic functions). As soon as she left school she wanted to buy a smart phone like her other friends.

Check what happened next

Awareness Programmes

Past Events:

  • An awareness session of Hithawathi was held on 23rd September at Joomla training workshop at Nivithagal Zone – which was organized by WebComs Global. There were about 60 students and Teachers participated for this session.
  • An awareness session of Hithawathi was held on 26th September at Gokerella Central College, which was organised by the school. There were about 100 students and Teachers participated for this session.

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Movie Hint
We Are Legion (2011)

 

We Are Legion takes us inside the world of Anonymous, the radical “hacktivist” collective that has redefined civil disobedience for the digital age.
https://youtu.be/gn9-80ObGA8

GADGET
Joule Thief LED Tea Light Adapter

The classic “Joule Thief” circuit, which allows you to run small projects off of nearly-dead batteries (including AA, AAA, and CR2032).
https://www.hackster.io/glowascii/joule-thief-led-tea-light-adapter-c7c11c

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