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Following the high-profile database hack that revealed the partially redacted personal data of its users, Snapchat has hired a political lobbying firm. Snapchat has hired Heather Podesta and Partners, a Washington, D.C., lobbying firm, to promote policies favorable to the company on Capitol Hill, according to disclosure forms filed January 1. It is the first lobbying firm that Snapchat has hired.
So this is not a particularly technical source article, but it looks fairly interesting and I haven’t heard of this Linux.Darlloz worm before, so it might be new to some of you too. Seems like it’s going after old php-cgi installs, which are very common on embedded systems (routers/pos systems/stbs etc). The vulnerability being used is actually pretty old and was patched back in May 2012.