Optrics Insider – Hackers Backdoor PHP, Samsung’s 512GB Memory Chip & Acer hit with $50M Ransomware

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Join Scott Young and Shaun Sturby from Optrics Engineering as they discuss how hackers breached the main Git repository to insert a backdoor into PHP, Samsung’s first 512GB DDR5 DRAM chip and how computer giant Acer was hit by a REvil ransomware attack where the threat actors are demanding the largest known ransom to date, $50,000,000.


0:00 – Intro

0:20 – Today’s 3 topics

0:52 – Topic 1: Hackers Backdoor PHP

4:38 – Topic 2: Samsung’s 512 GB memory chip

7:55 – Topic 3: Acer hit with $50M ransomware attack

11:57 – Closing remarks

Learn how hacker’s figured out a backdoor to PHP:

Learn more about Samsung’s first 512GB DDR5 DRAM chip:

Learn how Acer was hit with a $50 million ransomware attack:

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