My Shared Links — Week 45/2022

Xavier «X» Santolaria
5 min readNov 14, 2022

Collection of the resources and links I have found insightful and shared during week #45 of 2022.

Photo by FLY:D on Unsplash

FTX Faces Potential Hack, Sees Mysterious Outflows Totaling More than $600M

More than $600 million in crypto left bankrupt crypto company FTX’s wallets late Friday, with little clear explanation as to why.

Soon afterwards, FTX stated in its official Telegram channel that it had been hacked, instructing users not to install any new upgrades and to delete all FTX apps.

Accidental $70k Google Pixel Lock Screen Bypass

David Schütz found a vulnerability affecting seemingly all Google Pixel phones where if you gave me any locked Pixel device, I could give it back to you unlocked. The bug just got fixed in the November 5, 2022 security update.

Ransomware-as-a-Service Transforms Gangs Into Businesses

Another threat group, the ‘Eternity Project’, offers a Malware-as-a-Service… service from a Tor website and on their Telegram channel.

They sell a wide variety of malware (for $90 to $490) in an organized fashion, including stealer, clipper, worm, miner, ransomware and distributed-denial-of-service bot services.

Mysterious company with government ties plays key internet role

My Shared Links — Week 46/2022

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My Shared Links — Week 01/2023

My Shared Links — Week 52/2022

My Shared Links — Week 51/2022

My Shared Links — Week 50/2022

My Shared Links — Week 49/2022

My Shared Links — Week 48/2022

My Shared Links — Week 47/2022

Xavier «X» Santolaria

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