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A Spyware Vendor Seemingly Made a Fake WhatsApp to Hack Targets

Technical analyses by Citizen Lab and Motherboard found links between a fake version of WhatsApp and Cy4Gate, an Italian surveillance firm that works with cops and intelligence agencies.

Indian government proposes law to intercept and read encrypted messages

The Indian government has proposed a new law which could grant the administration sweeping powers to bypass end-to-end encryption (E2EE) and intercept messages and calls on platforms such as WhatsApp.

Instagram sputters back to life just as abruptly as it went down

Instagram suffered a two-hour-long outage. The social media platform has now come back to life and started to function normally. The exact cause behind the service going down isn't yet known.

New Malware Spreading Disguised as Legitimate Zoom Application

threat hunting exercises, it came across a tweet that mentioned numerous fake Zoom sites being created, which caught the attention of the researchers. 

Crypto Trading Firm Wintermute Loses $160 Million in Hacking Incident

Hackers stole $160 million worth of digital assets from crypto trading platform Wintermute.

Revolut hack exposes data of 50,000 users, fuels new phishing wave

Revolut is sending out notices of a data breach to a small percentage of impacted users, informing them of a security incident where an unauthorized third party accessed internal data.

Twitter misleading the public, whistleblower says

Twitter's former head of security Peiter Zatko has been giving evidence to US lawmakers.

Uber Claims No Sensitive Data Exposed in Latest Breach… But There's More to This

Uber claims to have found no evidence that users' private data was compromised in latest breach, but screenshots and information from various sources

GTA 6 gameplay leaks online in over 90 videos of early footage (Updated)

Rockstar Games' next GTA entry faces a mega leak with over 90 videos showcasing an alledged build of the project.

LastPass says hackers had internal access for four days

LastPass says the attacker behind the August security breach had internal access to the company's systems for four days until they were detected and evicted.

Google, Microsoft can get your passwords via web browser's spellcheck

Enhanced Spellcheck features in Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge web browsers transmit form data, including personally identifiable information (PII) and in some cases, passwords, to Google and Microsoft respectively.

Uber Hacked - Attackers Gained Full Access to Company's Critical IT systems

A breach in Uber's computer network was discovered after the company discovered it had been hacked. several internal communication systems

Researchers Warn of Self-Spreading Malware Targeting Gamers via YouTube

Gamers looking for cheats on YouTube are being targeted with malicious links that install RedLine stealer malware and crypto miners on gaming computer

US school app accounts hacked to send explicit image

The Seesaw app is used by millions of parents, students and teachers across America

Hackers target politicians with fake news website

The Australian government is among those targeted by the hackers, according to Proofpoint.

Student Loan Breach Exposes 2.5M Records

2.5 million people were affected, in a breach that could spell more trouble down the line.

Thousands lured with blue badges in Instagram phishing attack

A new Instagram phishing campaign is underway, attempting to scam users of the popular social media platform by luring them with a blue-badge offer.

AdGuard launches first Manifest V3 ad blocker

Adguard developers are now ready for Google to enforce Manifest V3 policies on extensions developer. The company has announced the launch of the world's first Manifest V3-based ad blocker for Chrome.

Google will cripple Android VPN services that threaten to break advertisements

Google claims it is cracking down on VPN services that track user data and reroute traffic for ad monetization. The company will cripple apps that can interfere with or block advertisements.

Playing This Janet Jackson Song May Crash Your Laptop

Playing the song "Rhythm Nation" by Janet Jackson incudes a DoS state on old laptop models with a 5400rpm HDD, resulting in a system crash.

Cybercriminals Are Selling Access to Chinese Surveillance Cameras

Tens of thousands of cameras have failed to patch a critical, 11-month-old CVE, leaving thousands of organizations exposed.

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