Home > Cyber Security News

Mac Cryptocurrency Traders Targeted by Trojanized Apps

Four trojanized cryptocurrency trading apps have been found spreading malware that drains cryptocurrency wallets and collects Mac users' browsing data.

Microsoft Edge gets a password generator, leaked credentials monitor

Microsoft is rolling out a built-in password generator and a leaked credentials monitoring feature on Windows and macOS systems running the latest Microsoft Edge version.

Bugs Allowed Hackers to Hijack Kindle Accounts With Malicious Ebooks

A series of vulnerabilities in Amazon's Kindle could have allowed hackers to take control of victims' devices by sending them a malicious ebook, according to new research.

Bugs in Signal, Facebook, Google chat apps let attackers spy on users

Vulnerabilities found in multiple video conferencing mobile applications allowed attackers to listen to users' surroundings without permission before the person on the other end picked up the calls.

Scammers Are Sending Fake Job Offers on LinkedIn

Fraudsters are impersonating real HR employees in fictitious job offers sent on LinkedIn, in a dubious scheme to get targets to share banking data.

Ring Neighbors App Vulnerability Exposed Users’ Precise Location Data

Exploiting the vulnerability in Ring Neighbors app could allow retrieving precise location coordinates and addresses from Ring servers.

Google to add new password protection features in Chrome 88

Google will add new capabilities to Chrome that will let you fix weak passwords and update your saved passwords in one place. These new updates are coming in the next few weeks as part of Chrome 88.

Authorities Take Down the Worlds Largest Illegal Dark web Market Place

DarkMarket is one of the world's largest illegal market on the web, and recently, this market has been shut down by many countries

Depop: 'I felt so violated when my account was hacked'

Hackers are selling Depop app account details on the dark web for as little as 77p each online.

Privacy-focused search engine DuckDuckGo grew by 62% in 2020

The privacy-focused search engine DuckDuckGo continues to grow rapidly as the company reached 102M daily search queries for the first time in January.

WhatsApp Delays Controversial 'Data-Sharing' Privacy Policy Update By 3 Months

WhatsApp said on Friday that it wouldn't enforce its recently announced controversial data sharing policy update until May 15. Originally set to go into effect next month on February 8, the three-month delay comes following "a lot of misinformation" about a revision to its privacy policy that allows WhatsApp to share data with Facebook, sparking widespread concerns about the exact kind of information that will be shared under the incoming terms.

Telegram Bots at Heart of Classiscam Scam-as-a-Service

The cybercriminal service has scammed victims out of $6.5 million and continues to spread on Telegram.

Apple Kills MacOS Feature Allowing Apps to Bypass Firewalls

Apple has removed a contentious macOS feature that allowed some Apple apps to bypass content filters, VPNs and third-party firewalls. The feature, first uncovered in November in a beta release of the macOS Big Sur feature, was called “ContentFilterExclusionList” and included a list of at least 50 Apple apps – including Maps, Music, FaceTime, the App Store and its software update service. It has been recently removed in macOS Big Sur versions 11.2, Apple experts pointed out this week.

WhatsApp vs Telegram vs Signal – Which One Is More Secure?

WhatsApp, Telegram, Signal, all offer end-to-end encryption, but the features, data access, and advertising policies are different.

WhatsApp users flock to rival message platforms

Millions have signed up to Signal and Telegram after WhatsApp announced an update to its terms.

Chinese Data-Scrapers Leaked Millions of Social Media Profiles

A well-known and fast-growing Chinese social media management company Socialarks has suffered a huge data leak leading to the exposure of over 400GB Data

Nvidia Warns Windows Gamers of High-Severity Graphics Driver Flaws

Nvidia, which makes gaming-friendly graphics processing units (GPUs), on Thursday fixed a slew of high-severity flaws affecting its graphics driver. The vulnerabilities allow bad actors to cripple systems with denial of service attacks, escalate privileges, tamper with data or sniff out sensitive data.

New Attack Could Let Hackers Clone Your Google Titan 2FA Security Keys

A new side-channel attack could let hackers extract your private two-factor authentication encryption keys from Google Titan Security Keys and clone.

Signal fixes verification delays caused by WhatsApp mass exodus

Signal's encrypted messaging service has recovered from delays affecting its new user verification process after a mass exodus of WhatsApp users to their platform.

This tiny adapter turns any headphone jack into a Kensington Lock slot

If your laptop, tablet, or smartphone doesn't have a lock slot, you can easily add one with this clever adapter. The Multplx Anchor converts any headphone jack into a lock slot.

SMS Phishing Is Getting Out Of Control

Consumers and security companies report a concerning increase in scams via text message phishing, also known as smishing.

FOLLOW US:
Facebook logo Twitter logo LinkedIn logo Instagram logo Telegram logo