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Apr 1, 2022

Texture Map GCode Directly In Blender With NozzleBoss

Posted by in categories: cybercrime/malcode, mapping

We’ve seen this funky dual disk polar printer already recently, but [Heinz Loepmeier] has been busy working on it, so here’s an update. The primary focus here is nozzleboss, a blender plugin which enables the surface textures of already sliced objects to be manipulated. The idea is to read in the gcode for the object, and convert it to an internal mesh representation that blender needs in order to function. From there the desired textures can be applied to the surfaces for subsequent stages to operate upon. One trick that nozzleboss can do is to create weight maps to tweak the extrusion flow rate or print velocity value according to the pixel value at the surface — such ‘velocity painting’ can produce some very subtle surface effects on previously featureless faces. Another

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Mar 30, 2022

New Malware Loader ‘Verblecon’ Infects Hacked PCs with Cryptocurrency Miners

Posted by in categories: cryptocurrencies, cybercrime/malcode, space

Hackers using a “complex and powerful” malware loader with the ultimate objective of deploying cryptocurrency miners on compromised systems.


Researchers have uncovered a new malware campaign spreading Mars info-stealer via Google ads.

Mar 30, 2022

Researchers Expose Mars Stealer Malware Campaign Using Google Ads to Spread

Posted by in categories: cybercrime/malcode, space

Researchers have uncovered a new malware campaign spreading Mars info-stealer via Google ads.

Mar 30, 2022

Lockheed Martin signs deal to use SpiderOak cybersecurity to protect satellite networks

Posted by in categories: business, cybercrime/malcode, space

WASHINGTON — SpiderOak Mission Systems announced March 29 it won a contract from Lockheed Martin Space for its cybersecurity software.

The contract allows Lockheed Martin to use SpiderOak’s OrbitSecure software. “This is commercial technology that was developed for terrestrial applications and has been repurposed for the space business, specifically for low Earth orbit,” SpiderOak chairman Charles Beames told SpaceNews.

Beames said he could not disclose the value of the contract with Lockheed Martin. “The goal is to make OrbitSecure available to Lockheed Martin customers as part of an offering to provide an extra level of cybersecurity,” he said.

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Mar 27, 2022

GISEC Global on LinkedIn: #GISECGlobal

Posted by in categories: cybercrime/malcode, education

KELVIN OGBA DAFIAGHOR joins us all the way from Nigeria to attend #GISECGlobal 2022. He is the CEO of the Ogba Educational Clinic and he decided to visit GISEC to network with cybersecurity professionals from all over the world, as well as tech giants exhibiting at the show. It’s been an absolute pleasure having you with us, Kelvin, see you in 2023! 🤩.

Mar 27, 2022

Italian scientists hacked pizza physics to make dough without yeast

Posted by in categories: chemistry, cybercrime/malcode, food, physics

Ernesto Di Maio is severely allergic to the yeast in leavened foods. “I have to go somewhere and hide because I will be fully covered with bumps and bubbles on the whole body,” he says. “It’s really brutal.”

Di Maio is a materials scientist at the University of Naples Federico II where he studies the formation of bubbles in polymers like polyurethane. He’s had to swear off bread and pizza, which can make outings in Italy a touch awkward. “It’s quite hard in Naples not to eat pizza,” he explains. “People would say, ‘Don’t you like pizza? Why are you having pasta? That’s strange.’”

So Di Maio put Iaccarino and another graduate student, Pietro Avallone, to work on a project to make pizza dough without yeast. The results of this scientific and culinary experiment are published in Tuesday’s edition of Physics of Fluids. Di Maio pulled in another colleague: chemical engineer Rossana Pasquino who studies the flow of materials, everything from toothpaste to ketchup to plastics. “Pizza [dough] is a funny material,” she explains, “because it flows, but it has to be also like rubber. It has to be elastic enough [when it’s cooked] to be perfect when you eat it.” — I had to post this because I love Pizza.

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Mar 26, 2022

4-word Facebook message you must ignore

Posted by in categories: cybercrime/malcode, finance

You’ve probably received this message already — just don’t open it. Details:


Facebook Messenger users have been told to ignore a four-letter message that could lead to disastrous financial consequences or stolen personal information.

Scammers use the instant messaging platform to send out a four-word “look what I found …” message, and a link from compromised accounts. These message also include emojis as well, 7News reports.

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Mar 24, 2022

Teen Suspected of Being Mastermind of Lapsus$ Hacking Group

Posted by in category: cybercrime/malcode

A teenager in the UK may be the leader of attacks on Microsoft, Samsung and Nvidia, Bloomberg reports.

Mar 22, 2022

AI Experts Warn of Potential Cyberwar Facing Banking Sector

Posted by in categories: cybercrime/malcode, finance, robotics/AI

U.S. authorities have flagged the U.S. financial system, a central pillar in the U.S. sanctions regime, as an attractive target, and officials and security experts have warned for weeks about the possibility of retaliatory cyberattacks from Russia.

Mar 21, 2022

Malware That Can Survive OS Reinstalls Strikes Again, Likely for Cyberespionage

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A new malware strain that can survive operating system reinstalls was spotted last year secretly hiding on a computer, according to the antivirus provider Kaspersky.

The company discovered the Windows-based malware last spring running on a single computer. How the malicious code infected the system remains unclear. But the malware was designed to operate on the computer’s UEFI firmware, which helps boot up the system.

The malware, dubbed MoonBounce, is especially scary because it installs itself on the motherboard’s SPI flash memory, instead of the computer’s storage drive. Hence, the malware can persist even if you reinstall the computer’s OS or swap out the storage.

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