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Single & penniless: FBI warns of $475M lost to romance scams

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is warning of online romance scams, an ongoing online fraud trend that can lead to large financial losses, as well as devastating emotional scars.

New Twitter ‘Tip Jar’ Feature Is Exciting – But Has Some Privacy Issues

Twitter has introduced 'Tip Jar' for users to send quick tips to others. However, the payment methods, esp. PayPal, may breach privacy.

WhatsApp to Limit its Feature if you Refuse to Accept Data Sharing Policy

Whatsapp is sending notifications of a policy update that requires sharing data with Facebook companies but it also said that No one will have their accounts deleted or lose functionality of WhatsApp on May 15th because of this update. WhatsApp will restrict its features if we refuse data sharing with Facebook.

iPhone Hack Allegedly Used to Spy on China’s Uyghurs

US intelligence is reportedly convinced that the Chaos iPhone remote takeover exploit was used against the minority ethnic group before Apple could patch.

4 Major Privacy and Security Updates From Google You Should Know About

Google has announced a number of user-facing and under-the-hood changes in an attempt to boost privacy and security, including rolling out two-factor authentication automatically to all eligible users and bringing iOS-styled privacy labels to Android app listings.

6 Unpatched Flaws Disclosed in Remote Mouse App for Android and iOS

As many as six zero-days have been uncovered in an application called Remote Mouse, allowing a remote attacker to achieve full code execution without any user interaction. The unpatched flaws, collectively named 'Mouse Trap,' were disclosed on Wednesday by security researcher Axel Persinger, who said, "It's clear that this application is very vulnerable and puts users at risk with bad authentication mechanisms, lack of encryption, and poor default configuration."

Google wants to enable multi-factor authentication by default

Google strives to push all its users to start using two-factor authentication (2FA), which can block attackers from taking control of their accounts using compromised credentials or guessing their passwords.

Hundreds of Millions of Dell Systems at Risks Due to Driver Flaws

Five high severity flaws are discovered in Dell’s firmware driver update, which would potentially impact Dell desktops, laptops, notebooks, and tablets. This could have the attackers exploit the machines and locally escalate to kernel-mode privileges. Identifying 5 Flaws in a Row There comes a pops up a notification message every time when a service gets […]

Apple fixes four zero-days under attack

Apple has released new security updates for macOS, iOS, iPadOS and watch OS that plug four additional zero-days that "may have been actively exploited".

FBI shares 4 million email addresses used by Emotet with Have I Been Pwned

Millions of email addresses collected by Emotet botnet for malware distribution campaigns have been shared by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) as part of the agency's effort to clean infected computers.

Apple patches macOS zero-day exploited by malware for months

Apple has patched a critical macOS zero-day (CVE-2021-30657) that has been exploited by Shlayer malware for months and has finally introduced/enabled the App Tracking Transparency feature and policy in iOS, iPadOS and tvOS.

Apple AirDrop Bug Could Leak Your Personal Info to Anyone Nearby

An unpatched vulnerability in Apple's offline file-sharing technology in iPhones, Macbooks could allow anyone nearby to discover your personal info.

Vulnerability In Duo Security App 2FA Could Allow Account Takeover

The vulnerability in Duo Security app could allow an adversary with authenticated access bypass 2FA and takeover victim account.

Passwordstate password manager hacked in supply chain attack

Click Studios, the company behind the Passwordstate password manager, notified customers that attackers compromised the app's update mechanism to deliver malware in a supply-chain attack after breaching its networks.

Flubot: Warning over major Android 'package delivery' scam

A rapidly spreading text-message scam is infecting Android phones across the UK.

New QNAP NAS Flaws Exploited In Recent Ransomware Attacks - Patch It!

Hackers Exploit QNAP NAS Vulnerabilities In Ransomware Attacks - Patch Released

WhatsApp Pink - Beware of this New Malware that Controls Your Device

A malware is found that sends automated replies to messages on WhatsApp and other major chat apps. Eager to know what it is? Yes, as the name suggests, it is Whatsapp Pink!

Over 750,000 Users Downloaded New Billing Fraud Apps From Google Play Store

Researchers have discovered a new set of fraudulent Android apps in the Google Play store that hijack SMS notifications for billing scams.

Facebook Messenger users targeted by a large-scale scam

A large-scale scam campaign targeting Facebook Messenger users all over the world has been detected by Group-IB researchers.

iOS Kids Game Morphs into Underground Crypto Casino

A malicious ‘Jungle Run’ app tricked security protections to make it into the Apple App Store, scamming users out of money with a casino-like functionality.

Microsoft Edge 90 brings Kids Mode, Password Monitor, and more

Microsoft is rolling out Edge 90, the latest version of Microsoft Edge. The update brings Kids Mode, Password Monitor, and an improved experience for searching through browsing history.

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