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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.

Researcher Hacked Tesla Model X Demonstrating Keyless Entry System Vulnerability

By modifying the key fob, the researchers hacked Tesla Model X to unlock the car and even steal it. Tesla fixed the bug. Patch rolling out.

Bug Allowed Hackers to Get Anyone’s Email Address on Xbox Live

A serious flaw in Xbox Live allowed hackers to easily find out the email address used to register any Xbox gamertag. Microsoft has patched the bug since. Make sure to update.

Smart doorbells 'easy target for hackers' study finds

Major security flaws in popular smart doorbells are putting consumers at risk of being targeted by hackers inside their homes, according to Which.

Baidu's Android Apps Caught Collecting and Leaking Sensitive User Data

Two popular Android apps from Chinese tech giant Baidu —Baidu Maps and Baidu Search Box— were found to collect device identifiers, such as the International Mobile Subscriber Identity (IMSI) number or MAC address, without users' knowledge, thus making them potentially trackable online.

Facebook Messenger Bug Lets Hackers Listen to You Before You Pick Up the Call

A Bug in Facebook Messenger App for Android Could've Let Hackers Listen to the Person You Are Calling Before Even They Pick Up.

Two New Chrome 0-Days Under Active Attacks – Update Your Browser

Two More Google Chrome Zero-Days Under Active Attacks: Update Browsing Software

A host of anti-virus engines are flagging recent Dell printer drivers as unsafe

Printer driver files from Dell are being flagged as unsafe by anti-virus engines like Avast, McAfee, Fortinet, and more. Logs on Virus Total suggest that they are flagged as malware and trojans.

Apple to Deliver 'Privacy Labels' for Apps, Revealing Data-Sharing Details

Developers will have to reveal how data is shared with any “third-party partners,” which include analytics tools, advertising networks, third-party SDKs or other external vendors.

Watch Out! New Android Banking Trojan Steals From 112 Financial Apps

New Android Banking Trojan Ghimob Steals Credentials and Money From 112 Financial Apps

Google Chrome For Android The Next Victim Of Zero-Day – Update Now!

Following Chrome desktop bugs, Google has now patched a zero-day bug in Chrome for Android. Update your phone browsers now.

Update Now! Apple patches three actively exploited iOS zero-days

Update Now! Apple has patched today three iOS zero-day vulnerabilities actively exploited in the wild and affecting iPhone, iPad, and iPod devices.

Folksam data breach leaks info of 1M Swedes to Google, Facebook, more

Folksam, one of the largest insurance companies in Sweden, today disclosed a data breach affecting around 1 million Swedes after sharing customers' personal info with multiple technology giants.

Adobe Warns Windows, MacOS Users of Critical Acrobat and Reader Flaws

Update Acrobat now! Adobe has fixed critical-severity flaws tied to four CVEs in the Windows and macOS versions of its Acrobat and Reader family of application software services. The vulnerabilities could be exploited to execute arbitrary code on affected products.

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.

Privacy Focused Brave Browser Gained 8.7 million New Users in 12 months

The privacy-oriented web browser, Brave, has reported that it increased its monthly active users by 8.7 million compared to this time last year bringing the total count above 20 million. Brave also said that 7 million people are active on Brave every single day, up from 3 million last year. Both monthly active users and daily active users increased by 2.3 times over the last 12 months.

Apple added a secret button to your iPhone, and you may not have even noticed

Your iPhone got a new button last month, and you may not have even noticed. Back Tap turns the entire back of your iPhone into a giant touch-sensitive button that you can double or triple tap to trigger specific functions on your phone.

Google reveals a new Windows zero-day bug it says is under active attack

Google has dropped details of a previously undisclosed vulnerability in Windows, which it says hackers are actively exploiting. As a result, Google gave Microsoft just a week to fix the vulnerability. That deadline came and went, and Google published details of the vulnerability this afternoon.

Personal data from 2.8 million Eatigo accounts stolen, put up for sale online

SINGAPORE - The personal information from 2.8 million Eatigo accounts belonging to users from Singapore, Hong Kong and Thailand has been stolen and put up for sale on an online forum. In an e-mail to customers on Saturday (Oct 31) seen by The Straits Times, the online restaurant reservation platform said the information stolen was illegally accessed more than 18 months ago and included names, e-mail addresses and phone numbers.

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.

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