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Warning after 75,000 'deleted' files found on used USB drives

Tax returns, contracts and bank statements were among the "deleted" files recovered by Abertay University investigators from used USB drives. Cybersecurity researchers discovered about 75,000 files after buying 100 of the drives on an internet auction site.

WhatsApp Enhances Call Security With Location Hiding, Unknown Call Block

WhatsApp allows hiding location during a call by masking the IP address, alongside preventing malicious call threats from unknown numbers.

Why backup matters more than ever

In this Help Net Security round-up security experts talk about the vital role that backups play in safeguarding our digital assets.

Twitter glitch allows CIA informant channel to be hijacked

US spies and informants could have been directed to hostile nations through a CIA mistake made on X.

LockBit ransomware leaks gigabytes of Boeing data

The LockBit ransomware gang published data stolen from Boeing, one of the largest aerospace companies that services commercial airplanes and defense systems.

Top 10 Best Google Alternatives in 2024

Best Google Alternatives: 1. DuckDuckGo 2. Search Encrypt 3. Qwant 4. Startpage 5. Mojeek 6. Bing 7. Gibiru 8. Ask 9. SearX 10. Yahoo!

Australia to remove Chinese surveillance cameras amid security fears

It follows moves by the UK and US last year citing concerns that China could access the devices.

Android 14 Will Block Malware With Enhanced Security Updates

Android 14 includes several behavior changes and other updates to block malware from abusing permissions, install apps, and more.

Apple fixes new WebKit zero-day exploited to hack iPhones, Macs

Apple has released emergency security updates to address a new zero-day vulnerability used in attacks to hack iPhones, iPads, and Macs.

Hyundai, Kia patch bug allowing car thefts with a USB cable

Automakers Hyundai and KIA are rolling out an emergency software update on several of their car models impacted by an easy hack that makes it possible to steal them.

North Korean Hacker Group Targeted Medical & Energy Sectors

The North Korean Lazarus hacking group has been identified as the culprit behind a recent cyber espionage operation known as "No Pineapple!".

Serious 2FA Bypass Vulnerability Affected Facebook And Instagram

The 2FA bypass vulnerability existed in Instagram's new layout for "Meta Accounts Center", affecting linked Facebook accounts.

Royal Mail hit by Russia-linked ransomware attack

The group is working "around the clock" to resolve severe disruption to overseas deliveries.

The Bahamas secured $3.5 billion of FTX's assets to give back to customers and creditors

The Bahamian authorities have disclosed that they're holding on to $3.5 billion worth of FTX's assets. It took control of them following the company's bankruptcy so they don't go missing.

Google Voice gains the ability to flag suspected spam calls

Using AI, Google Voice will now add the 'Suspected spam caller' label to warn users about any incoming spam calls. The feature is available to all Google Voice users and requires no admin control.

Google Rolls Out End-to-End Encryption In Gmail

Gmail CSE (client-side encryption) is currently available in beta, allowing interested users to apply for this feature by January 2023.

Netgear warns users to patch recently fixed WiFi router bug

Netgear has fixed a high-severity vulnerability affecting multiple WiFi router models and advised customers to update their devices to the latest available firmware as soon as possible.

Google Home speakers allowed hackers to snoop on conversations

A bug in Google Home smart speaker allowed installing a backdoor account that could be used to control it remotely and to turn it into a snooping device by accessing the microphone feed.

Twitter in data-protection probe after '400 million' user details up for sale

Politicians and celebrities are said to be affected but the scale of the data breach is unverified.

Ukraine shuts down fraudulent call center claiming 18,000 victims

A group of imposters operating out of a Ukrainian call center defrauded thousands of victims while pretending to be IT security employees at their banks and leading them to believe that attackers had gained access to their bank accounts.

Facebook to Pay $725 Million to settle Lawsuit Over Cambridge Analytica Data Leak

Facebook has reached a settlement of$725 million in a lawsuit over the Cambridge Analytica data leak.

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