James Wright ๐Ÿ”‘ @james@mastodon.jamesmwright.com

โ€ช๐Ÿค” is using vulnerability to spread through firewalls and WMIC / PSEXEC to move internally. No clicking required. โ€ฌ ๐Ÿ’พ


โ€ชโŒ› is infecting computers worldwide today, causing mass outages. Power system generation in the Ukraine is impacted. Banks and other services knocked offline. ๐Ÿ

โ€ช zdnet.com/article/a-massive-cy

๐Ÿ˜Ž Finished upgrading my instance to v1.4.6 ๐Ÿ’พ

Thank you to all that contribute to this open-source social media project! ๐Ÿ…



๐Ÿ˜Ž Finished upgrading my instance to v1.4.5 ๐Ÿ’พ Thank you to all that contribute!



๐Ÿ”ฆ Walmart is telling its vendors to get off Amazon cloud services if they want to do business with them. That's a whole new level of risk management. โŒจ


Finished upgrading my instance to v1.4.4 ๐Ÿ’พ Thank you to all that contribute!



exploits a vulnerability in Linux, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, and other OSes. Check with vendors on patches for this flaw. ๐Ÿ’พ


Our detailed technical report on an advanced intrusion is now released. This group has improved their tradecraft and is using a few techniques I haven't seen any other hackers use before.

is new fileless that injects its code into the svchost.exe process.๐Ÿ”’ It is being leveraged as in the wild by encrypting file systems and demanding payment. ๐Ÿค

2010 article on PsExec covers risks:

๐Ÿ‘ thehackernews.com/2017/06/file

So many fascinating conversations on here about Twitter culture and how to make space for/preserve what exists/develops here and not try to Twitterize it. Wonderful possibilities for rethinking things. Personally, I would love to see earnestness again - awe, wonder, poetic reflection, love, excitement. Where so much online is just now 100% snark.

Reminder that this puppy livestream exists. The puppers are sleeping right now youtube.com/watch?v=TbEi9wmHJ_

Considering deploying a mastodon search engine since clericalist shut down. Would be so nice to see global trends of hashtags and topics as well as non-hashtag searching of content.

๐Ÿ‘Ž left millions of Android users vulnerable to an attack by failing to continue a domain registration that could have been hijacked and used to distribute malicious software via the deprecated "S Suggest" app. Great story, and something to think about when discussing risk and TLDs within your own organization. ๐Ÿ“ฑ


to leverage artificial intelligence to takedown extremist posts. The system is the work product of 150 specialists working in 30 languages. ๐Ÿค”


Finished my instance upgrade to v1.4.3, along with HTTP/2 compatibility through Openresty. ๐Ÿ’พ

Thank you to all that contribute to this open-source social media experiment. ๐Ÿ‘


๐Ÿ‘‰ New software announcement: Tripwire ExpertOps, a managed services cloud-based file integrity monitoring and security configuration management solution for on-premises and cloud enterprise resources. ๐Ÿ”’

I worked on this project team for over half a year- I'm excited to see it publicly announced. ๐Ÿค“


Fortran is so old that this Digital Ocean community tutorial is written in fake-medieval English. (It's wonderful, you should read it.)