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Unveiling the Sci-Fi Spectacle: NextCypher's "Deathlands" Directed by Jonathan Frakes

Jeff Garzik's production company, NextCypher, has enlisted the talents of Star Trek's Jonathan Frakes to direct an adaptation of the sci-fi novel Deathlands. Frakes, known for his role as Commander Riker on Star Trek: The Next Generation, brings his experience as a veteran director who has worked on TV shows like Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, Star Trek: Picard, and Leverage: Redemption to this project. Garzik expressed his excitement by stating that he was "incredibly humbled and blessed" to have Frakes on board. Key Points: Deathlands Adaptation: Based on a series of novels by James Axler and Jack Adrian, Deathlands follows a group of survivors navigating a post-apocalyptic world using teleportation technology. Garzik described the show as a blend of "Mad Max meets AI meets the monsters from Tremors." Refreshed Adaptation: Garzik highlighted that the TV series offers a modern take on the original post-Cold War, post-nuclear war scenario presented in

Cybersecurity Breach at MailerLite: Impact on Crypto Market

The recent phishing attack on email service provider MailerLite targeted the crypto market, raising concerns about cybersecurity in the digital age. The attack, which MailerLite notified Decrypt about on Tuesday, involved a support team member falling victim to a deceptive link that led to the compromise of Google credentials and the confirmation of a second-factor challenge. This breach granted hackers access to MailerLite's internal system, allowing them to reset passwords for specific users on the admin panel and ultimately impersonate user accounts, specifically focusing on cryptocurrency-related ones. Here are some key points regarding the incident:

  • Extent of the Breach: MailerLite reported that 117 accounts were accessed by the perpetrators, with a small number of them being used to launch phishing campaigns using the stolen information.

  • Affected Accounts: Internet sleuth ZachXBT identified affected accounts such as CoinTelegraph, Wallet Connect, Token Terminal, and DeFi. Decrypt was also among the compromised accounts, although no emails were sent from the system or contacts lists exported.

  • Financial Impact: The hackers managed to steal over $580,000, according to ZachXBT, with Web3 security firm Blockaid estimating the total haul to be over $600,000.

  • Response and Resolution: MailerLite acted swiftly upon discovering the breach, identifying and resolving the issue to stop further unauthorized access. The company continues to monitor the situation and is implementing changes to internal processes to prevent similar incidents in the future.

This alarming incident underscores the importance of robust cybersecurity measures and the constant vigilance required to protect sensitive information in an increasingly interconnected digital landscape.


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