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Google accounts at hacking risk, US faces flu and COVID surge
Intrusive malware threatens Google account security; US and allies face increased threats from Iran-linked groups amid a significant winter COVID and flu surge
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Today ChatGPT read 1075 top news stories. After removing previously covered events, there are 3 articles with a significance score over 7.
[7.3] Hackers discover way to access Google accounts without a password — The Independent
Security researchers discovered a dangerous malware exploiting third-party cookies to gain unauthorized access to Google accounts, bypassing two-factor authentication. The exploit allows continuous access to Google services even after a password reset. Google is taking action to secure compromised accounts.
[7.2] Winter COVID and flu surge — Los Angeles Times
The winter COVID-and-flu season is escalating, with a significant rise in positive test rates and hospital admissions. Wastewater data suggests a potential peak of 2 million daily COVID cases in the U.S. The good news is fewer critically ill COVID patients compared to last year's "tripledemic." Flu cases are also surging.
[7.2] Escalating attacks from Iran-allied groups threaten US and allies — The Associated Press
The United States, Israel, and allies face escalating attacks from Iran-allied militant groups in the Middle East. Groups include Hamas in Gaza, Hezbollah in Lebanon, Houthi rebels in Yemen, and Iranian-backed militias in Iraq and Syria. The groups aim to aid Hamas and distract Israel and the US. The situation poses a risk of wider conflict. Islamic State and Al-Qaeda also threaten retaliation. The US is working to contain the militias.
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