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December 10, 2021, 8:45 PM

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LunaSec Blog:
A vulnerability in the Apache log4j Java logging library allows for remote code execution, impacting Steam, iCloud, Minecraft, and other services  —  A few hours ago, a -day exploit in the popular Java logging library, log4j, was tweeted along with a POC posted on GitHub that results …
Washington Post:
Sources: Kayvon Beykpour and other executives ignored warnings that Twitter lacks the ability to moderate Spaces and launched the product amid investor pressure  —  Employees who complained about the lack of moderation say they were sidelined  —  Earlier this year, as Twitter raced to roll out Spaces …
CNBC:
Instacart president Carolyn Everson says she will step down at the end of the year, less than four months after joining the company  —  - Another high-profile Instacart executive is leaving the company.  — Carolyn Everson announced Friday she will step down as president at the end of the year.
Ben Schoon / 9to5Google:
TCL pulls its entire Google TV lineup from Best Buy over software and performance issues  —  Google TV's plans to expand in the smart TV market are taking a hit this week, as TCL's entire Google TV lineup has been pulled from Best Buy over performance-related issues.
Maxwell Strachan / VICE:
Sergiu Gatlan / BleepingComputer:
Volvo Cars discloses a security breach that led to R&D data theft and could impact the company's operations; the Snatch ransomware gang claims responsibility  —  Swedish carmaker Volvo Cars has disclosed that unknown attackers have stolen research and development information after hacking some of its servers.
Queenie Wong / CNET:
Meta struggles with harassment in VR, where solutions like letting users record everything need to be balanced with privacy and headsets' storage and power  —  Sydney Smith had dealt with lewd, sexist remarks for more than a month while playing the Echo VR video game.
Alex Heath / The Verge:
Richard Lawler / The Verge:
Meta launches new creator tools and says it is testing live chat support for some English-speaking users globally who are locked out of their accounts  —  Better customer support for creators and average users alike  —  Despite eagerly participating in a platform vs. platform war …

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