AITP-NCFL News, September 10, 2021

AITP-NCFL News, September 10, 2021


  • WordPress:  WordPress 5.8.1 Security and Maintenance Release – Update Now
  • Bleeping Computer:  Windows MSHTML zero-day defenses bypassed as new info emerges
  • Data Center Knowledge: United Nations’ Computers Breached by Hackers Earlier This Year
  • The Register:  Patch now? Why enterprise exploits are still partying like it’s 1999
  • TechRepublic:  The top keywords used in phishing email subject lines
  • Information/Age:  Why email is still the most significant vector that attackers exploit
  • betanews:  Over two million web servers still running on vulnerable legacy software


  • phoronix:  Ubuntu 21.10 Performance Still Pushing Ahead Of Windows 10, Latest Windows 11 Build

Skill Sets

  • linuxteck:  15 basic ‘ps’ command to monitor Linux process with examples
  • Red Hat:  3 must-know commands for text manipulation
  • TechRepublic:  How to track, reassign and safely decommission hardware

Stranger than Fiction

  • The Verge:  NFTs, explained
  • The Register:  A developer built an AI chatbot using GPT-3 that helped a man speak again to his late fiancée. OpenAI shut it down

Industry News

  • TechRepublic:  macOS Monterey: A cheat sheet (free PDF)
  • TechRepublic:  SPDX becomes internationally recognized standard

Cool Tech

  • NIST:  Groundbreaking Technique Yields Important New Details on Silicon, Subatomic Particles and Possible ‘Fifth Force’
  • The Register:  Big Blue’s quantum rainmaker jumps to room-temp diamond quantum accelerator company

Friday Fun

  • The Register:  Not too bright, are you? Your laptop, I mean… Not you