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Apple Is Going to Make It Harder to Hack iPhones With Zero-Click Attacks

Multiple exploit developers tell Motherboard an upcoming change in iOS could make zero-click exploits harder to pull off.

Data of some 129,000 Singtel customers stolen in hack of third-party

SINGAPORE - The personal data of some 129,000 Singtel customers were extracted by hackers during the recent breach of a third-party file sharing system used by the telco.

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.

One of The Biggest Cybersecurity Companies In The World Just Got Hacked

FireEye, a top-end cybersecurity firm that works to protect government and corporate systems alike, itself announced on Tuesday it was the target of what it described as hackers from "a nation with top-tier offensive capabilities," with the hackers stealing FireEye's own offensive tools which could be used for future hacking operations.

Your Robot Vacuum Cleaner Can Spy On You

It sounds like straight out of a science fiction novel or a movie but researchers have found ways to use your robot vacuum cleaner to spy on your private conversations. Computer scientists over at the National University of Singapore (NUS) have demonstrated that it’s possible by using the built-in Light Detection and Ranging (Lidar) sensor in these vacuum cleaners.

Scammers Abuse Google Drive to Send Malicious Links

Cybercriminals are sending malicious links to hundreds of thousands of users via Google Drive notifications. Because they are sent via Google Drive, the notifications come from Google’s no-reply email address, making them appear more legitimate.

Personal data of 1.1 million RedMart user accounts stolen in Lazada

SINGAPORE - The personal information of 1.1 million RedMart user accounts was stolen from a customer database and put up for sale on an online forum. A spokesman from e-commerce giant Lazada, which owns e-grocer Redmart, confirmed the data breach on Friday (Oct 30) and said that the personal information stolen included names, phone numbers, e-mail, mailing addresses, encrypted passwords and partial credit card numbers.

Nando’s Hackers Feast on Customer Accounts

Multiple chicken diners said their usernames and passwords were stolen and the accounts used to place high-volume orders.

Researcher: I Hacked Trump’s Twitter by Guessing Password

Trump’s weak Twitter password and lack of basic two-factor authentication protections made it shockingly simple to hack his account, Dutch security researcher Victor Gevers reported.

New Chrome 0-day Under Active Attacks – Update Your Browser Now

Chrome version 86.0.4240.111 released to patch several security high-severity issues, including a zero-day vulnerability.

Pharma Giant Pfizer Leaks Customer Prescription Info, Call Transcripts

Pharma giant Pfizer has leaked the private medical data of prescription-drug users in the U.S. for months or even years, thanks to an unprotected Google Cloud storage bucket. The exposed data includes phone-call transcripts and personally-identifiable information (PII), according to vpnMentor’s cybersecurity research team. The victims include people using pharmaceuticals like Lyrica, smoking-cessation aid Chantix, Viagra, menopause drug Premarin, and cancer treatments such as Aromasin, Depo-Medrol and Ibrance.

Game Titles Watch Dogs: Legion, Albion Both Targeted by Hackers

A ransomware gang that just emerged this month dubbed Egregor claims to have hacked the source code to the upcoming gaming release, Watch Dogs: Legion.

Barnes & Noble hit by cyberattack that exposed customer data

​U.S. Bookstore giant Barnes & Noble has disclosed that they were victims of a cyberattack that may have exposed customers' data.

Ouch! Male chastity gadget hack could lock users in

Too funny not to be shared! A security flaw in a hi-tech chastity belt for men made it possible for hackers to remotely lock all the devices in use simultaneously.

Blackbaud: Bank details and passwords at risk in giant charities hack

The National Trust is among those believed to be affected by the latest development.

Researcher Creates Ransomware Attack That Can Target Smart Coffee Makers

Modifying the firmware of coffee maker allows ransomware attack on the machine while taking over other functions. Keep your IoT updated.

Tony Abbott hacked after posting boarding pass on Instagram

Never post pictures of your board passes online: a hacker uncovered the Australian ex-PM's phone number and passport details but told the authorities.

European Police Malware Could Harvest GPS, Messages, Passwords, More

A document obtained by Motherboard provides more detail on the malware law enforcement deployed against Encrochat devices.

Postal Service Used Apps That Had ‘Catastrophic’ Vulnerabilities for Years

The USPS Office of Inspector General found that the Postal Service was using several applications laded with vulnerabilities that could have led to a hack with a potential financial impact of over $1 billion.

Ex-NSA Hacker Finds a Way to Hack Mac Users Via Microsoft Office

A security researcher who specializes in MacOS found a way to hack users who would double click on a Microsoft Office file, with no need for any other interaction.

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