Category: Security threats

SMS company exposes millions of text messages, credentials online
Data, data breach

SMS company exposes millions of text messages, credentials online

Researchers at VpnMentor claim that the TrueDialog data leak exposure could have compromised tens of millions of people. . SMS company exposes millions of text ... Read More

Fake Android apps uploaded to Play store by notorious Sandworm hackers
Android, google

Fake Android apps uploaded to Play store by notorious Sandworm hackers

The Russian ‘Sandworm’ hacking group has been caught repeatedly uploading fake and modified Android apps to Google’s Play Store. . Fake Android apps uploaded to ... Read More

US tightens rules on drone use in policy update
china, Department of Justice

US tightens rules on drone use in policy update

When it comes to managing drones (Unmanned Aircraft Systems, or UAS) the US Department of Justice wants Americans to know it’s on the case. . ... Read More

Facebook, Twitter profiles slurped by mobile apps using malicious SDKs
Advertising, Android

Facebook, Twitter profiles slurped by mobile apps using malicious SDKs

Hundreds of users gave permission to these third-party apps to access their social media accounts, but the apps got more handsy than that. . Facebook, ... Read More

Iran’s APT33 sharpens focus on industrial control systems
APT33, cylance

Iran’s APT33 sharpens focus on industrial control systems

Iran's elite hacking group is upping its game, according to new evidence delivered at a cybersecurity conference this week. . Iran’s APT33 sharpens focus on ... Read More

Brand new Android smartphones shipped with 146 security flaws
Android, Asus

Brand new Android smartphones shipped with 146 security flaws

If you think brand new, just-out-of-the-box Android smartphones are immune from security vulnerabilities - think again. . Brand new Android smartphones shipped with 146 security ... Read More

How the Linux kernel balances the risks of public bug disclosure
bug, bug disclosure

How the Linux kernel balances the risks of public bug disclosure

A serious Wi-Fi flaw shows how Linux handles security in plain sight. . How the Linux kernel balances the risks of public bug disclosure Naked ... Read More

Apple to fix Siri bug that exposed parts of encrypted emails
AI, AI assistant

Apple to fix Siri bug that exposed parts of encrypted emails

Apple may care about your privacy but that doesn't mean it gets it right all the time, especially when it comes to training its Siri ... Read More

IT services pro hacked former client’s email
computer misuse act, email hack

IT services pro hacked former client’s email

An IT project manager has pleaded guilty to accessing the email account of a former client's CEO, said reports this week. . IT services pro ... Read More