Last updated on November 18, 2022

Volume 03 Issue 11- 20th November 2022

Monthly Bulletin

Reporting on Tinder

Hello every one- Lets Learn about Tinder!

Tinder app is a popular free app designed for single people who look for love and want to start dating. Though it is known as a place to meet someone’s next best match, the app may be misused by spammers or people with bad intentions.

  • What considered as the most toxic social media app? Twitter (based on research)
  • In the United States, over 40 percent of adult internet users report having personally experienced cyberbullying in their lifetime.
  • Google removes apps that have affected 20 million Android users worldwide.
  • Southeast Asia’s top digital economies expected to hit $200 billion in 2022, report shows.

What is YouTube Handles?

  1. A new way for people to find and connect
  2. Handles are unique to each channel
  3. Every channel on YouTube will have a handle
  4. If you don’t have a personalized URL, you’ll be able to choose a handle. So that you can be used off YouTube to promote your channel

Alert (High): High Severity vulnerability present in OpenSSL version 3.x

A buffer overflow vulnerability (CVE-2022-3786) and a buffer overrun vulnerability (CVE-2022-3602) has been identified in OpenSSL versions above 3.x

Alert (AA22-294A) – #StopRansomware: Daixin Team

The Daixin Team is a ransomware and data extortion group that has targeted the Healthcare and Public Health Sector with ransomware and data extortion operations since at least June 2022.

VMware Releases Critical Security Update for Cloud Foundation

Critical update addresses an RCE vulnerability and a second vulnerability that could lead to a DoS condition.

CISA Has Added One Known Exploited Vulnerability to Catalog

This type of vulnerability is a frequent attack vector for malicious cyber actors and pose significant risk to the federal enterprise.

Cyber News

Google agree d to compliance reform in DOJ settlement

Google and the US Department of Justice (DoJ) had reached an agreement resolving a dispute over the loss of data responsive to a 2016 search warrant.

Twitter is bleeding its most active users, documents show

The research also found a shift in interests (toward Cryptocurrency and “not safe for work” content like pornography) over the past two years among Twitter’s most active English-speaking users that could make the platform less attractive to advertisers.

Credit card numbers, medical records leaked on dark web amid Australian Clinical Labs cyberattack

More than 220,000 Aussies have been affected as company admits cyber criminals have stolen sensitive information.

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Awareness Programmes

Past Events:

  • An awareness session of Hithawathi was held on 14th October Rikillagaskada Nenasala – which was organized by Nenasala. There were about 60 students and Teachers participated for this session.
  • An awareness session of Hithawathi was held on 18th October at Balangoda Buddha Jayanthi Madya Maha Vidyalaya, which was organised by the school. There were about 100 students and Teachers participated for this session.

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Movie Hint
The Italian Job (2003)

In this cat-and-mouse thriller, Edward Norton plays a thief who turns on his partners and steals all the gold they stole during a heist. Once he does that, they use advanced Cyber Security techniques to trace him down.

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