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The company that organises the Black Hat hackers conference in the US has reached a legal settlement with a company known as Crown Sterling over a sponsored talk that was presented at the 2019 conference and then taken down from the conference website after several attendees questioned its veracity.

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A row has broken out between researchers from Google after ex-NSA hacker Patrick Wardle revealed the details of two zero-day vulnerabilities in the Mac version of Zoom that could be exploited to give the attacker root access. Neither vulnerability is remotely exploitable and can only be taken advantage of by a local attacker – someone who has physical access to the machine in question.

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The row between information security professionals and The New York Times, over an article it ran recently, claiming that a ransomware attack on local government offices in Baltimore, Maryland, was carried out through the use of a leaked NSA exploit known as EternalBlue, has moved in a different direction, with some of the infosec people themselves coming under attack – from their peers.

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