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TWINN Security News February 22, 2021

Your weekly top 5 technical and security issues Nerds should pay attention to:

New malware found on 30,000 Macs has security pros stumped. This story is still developing, but it’s great news this was detected this early before any payloads were run.

‘Antivirus is dead’: The rising enterprise security threats for 2021 and how to protect against them. It is becoming more obvious to everyone that security is about doing everything right.

Jamaica’s immigration website exposed thousands of travelers’ data. Each week I wonder if we have reached peak insecurity. Apparently last week wasn’t it.

Fighting Fileless Malware. This story clearly outlines how essential the control plane is to execute, and DNS can make or break it for such malicious actors. Doing DNS correctly, mitigates most of such threats.

Bitcoin hits $1 trillion market cap, surges to fresh all-time peak. Wow. Those of us with unretrievable bitcoin wallets are wondering about how many stages of grief there are.

Did you know? 
Linux is now an extra-terrestrial operating system. The Perseverance helicopter runs Linux.

For a video of this news see https://youtu.be/2vVgfP8YlXU

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