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Episode #258: Edwin Kwan: South Australian Superannuation Suffers Breach; Hillary Coover: Meta Lawsuits: Your Child's Online Safety is at Risk; Mark Miller: Massive DDoS Attack: 201 Million Requests per Second (RPS); Marcel Brown: This Day in Tech History
Episode 25825th October 2023 • It's 5:05! Daily cybersecurity and open source briefing • Contributors from Around the World
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The stories we’re covering today.

Marcel Brown: October 25th, 2001. Microsoft releases the operating system Windows XP, the successor to both Windows 2000 and Windows ME.

Edwin Kwan: Super SA, a dedicated superannuation fund for state government employees in South Australia, suffered a data breach. The data loss was through a third-party call center, which Super SA had previously contracted.

Hillary Coover: Is your child's online safety at risk? I've asked this before in the context of privacy, but today we're talking about the health risks and implications of Instagram on young minds.

Mark Miller: On October 10, 2023, Grant Bourzikas disclosed the finding of a massive DDoS attack of over 201 million requests per second. According to the CVE report, the HTTP/2 protocol "allows a denial of service because request cancellation can reset many streams quickly as exploited in the wild in August through October, 2023."



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