The Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) has asked a pharmaceutical company to recall one of its products, Ozurdex Intravitreal Implant, a steroid eye implant for macular edema, after the company admitted that a silicone particle has been detected in it. During a routine manufacturing inspection, a silicone particle, approximately 300 microns in diameter, was observed in dispensed Ozurdex implants, a statement by the Allergan India Private Limited said. The silicone particle has been confirmed to originate from the needle sleeve. The silicone sleeve is an intrinsic part of the Ozurdex product and the particle is not an external contaminant, it said. Batches of Ozurdex already distributed in India are affected by this defect. Generally, most batches have 2 to 4 per cent defective units, but defect rates as high as 22 per cent have been reported, the company statement said. "Ozurdex batches known to be affected are being recalled from the Indian market. New stocks of Ozurdex that … [Read more...] about DCGI asks company to recall Ozurdex Intravitreal implants
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Earlier in March, Trend Micro published research on a watering-hole campaign targeting users in Southeast Asia with powerful spyware called LightSpy. Following that research, Kaspersky's Global Research and Analysis Team shared some important additional details on this attack targeting mobile users through links on various forums and communications channels. In their research, published on Securelist.com, Kaspersky provides an analysis of:- The surveillance framework's deployment timeline starting from January 2020 - Previously unknown samples of the LightSpy Android implants- Traces of implants targeting Windows, Mac and Linux based computers along with Linux-based routers- New indicators of compromise and some other details about the attackWhat is known about the LightSpy attacks?Actors behind the campaign distribute links to malicious websites mimicking the original ones that are likely to be frequented by potential victims. Once a target visits the weaponized website, a custom … [Read more...] about Kaspersky shares new details about watering-hole attacks targeting mobile users in Southeast Asia
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