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Recently I've been looking into #Pegasus #Malware and found myself in a rather unique threat intelligence position.

To talk about it, here's...
a Thread 🧵
a Blog 📖
and a Video 🎥

In July 2021 @FbdnStories produced an astounding collection of articles highlighting NSO Group's Pegasus malware and its apparent misuse throughout Governments across the globe. @amnesty wrote about Pegasus in 2016 where a prominent human-rights activist was targeted...
Back in 2016 the vehicle to infect an iPhone with Pegasus was the #trident suite of vulnerabilities. In 2021, a vuln known as #megalodon was being used, a zero-day in iMessage which required zero user-interaction...
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#Whalesharks are the largest fish in the sea, reaching almost 19m! They are one of only three filter-feeding shark species, the others being the megamouth shark and basking shark. They use gill filters to catch plankton, jellies and small fish. #Sharktober
We usually think of filter-feeding as happening automatically as the animal swims with its mouth open, but whale sharks are actually very active hunters. They use active suction to catch small animals near the water's surface. #Sharktober #whaleshark
#Whalesharks typically prefer tropical and temperate open oceans, but their slow migrations often bring them near shore to feed. These aggregation sites, including #SouthAfrica's southern coast, often benefit greatly from #ecotourism as a result of these beautiful visitors.
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En el viaje de hoy nos iremos 20 millones de años atrás, a lo que hoy en día es el Valle Central de #California (EEUU).
En esta época, era un mar de interior repleto de vida marina donde #focas primitivas, tortugas marinas y el conocido #megalodón eran algunos de sus habitantes.
Aunque también había #morsas primitivas, de al menos 3 especies distintas:
Pelagiarctos thomasi
Neotherium mirum
Titanotaria orangensis
Y la peculiaridad de estas es que... no tenían COLMILLOS.…
Bueno... maticemos. Una de ellas se sabe que no tenía, y las otras dos probablemente tampoco, aunque esta afirmación no se ha podido corroborar por la falta de muestras en el registro #fósil.
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