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Ukrainian law enforcement discovered a mining farm consisting of thousands of PlayStation 4 consoles

Last week, Ukrainian law enforcement officers discovered a huge mining farm in Vinnytsa after they noticed a large-scale electricity leak. It turned out that the attackers mined cryptocurrency right in one of the former warehouses of Vinnitsaoblenergo JSC, having illegally connected to the network. aw enforcers say that this is an illegal mining farm they discovered on the territory of the country: as a result, almost 5,000 pieces of equipment were seized. So, during searches at farm and at the address of residence of its organizers, 3,800 game consoles were seized (as you can see in the photo, this is a PlayStation 4), more than 500 video cards, 50 processors, as well as documentation on electricity consumption accounting, phones, flash …

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PlayStation Now bug allowed execution of arbitrary code on Windows

A critical bug that has been fixed in the PlayStation Now app for Windows could be used by malicious sites to execute arbitrary code. Let me remind you that this service is already used by over 2,000,000 people. he vulnerability was discovered this summer by cybersecurity expert Parsia Hakimian and reported through the recently launched official PlayStation bug bounty program on HackerOne. The issue affected PS Now version 11.0.2 and earlier on computers running Windows 7 SP1 or later. The researcher found that due to problems connecting to the application via a web socket, sites opened in any browser could send requests to the application and load malicious URLs, which could then trigger arbitrary code execution on the system. Essentially, …

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Bug in PlayStation Now for Windows
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