Prosecutors have slapped three additional felony charges on David Kernell, the University of Tennessee student accused of illegally accessing Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's Yahoo email account. Five months after being indicted, Kernell was arraigned Monday in U.S. District Court in Tennessee, where he was hit with two additional computer fraud charges and one count of obstructing justice. He pleaded innocent to the new charges. — DK
Hundreds of GitHub repositories have been targeted with fraudulent commits purportedly from GitHub's free automated dependency management tool Dependabot in a bid to facilitate malicious code injections and exfiltrate sensitive project data exfiltration, reports SecurityWeek.