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Instagram Fined €405 Million for Mishandling Teens’ Data

Published on: 9 ກ.ຍ. 2022

Ireland’s Data Protection Commission (DPC) has issued a €405 million fine to Meta, the parent company of Instagram, Facebook and WhatsApp, over the way it handled children’s data.

The penalty follows an investigation into an Instagram setting that allowed teenagers to set up business accounts without being warned...

 

Google Plans to Bar Android VPN Apps from Blocking or Interfering with Ads

Published on: 31 ສ.ຫ. 2022

Starting in November, Google will prevent Android VPN apps hosted on its Play Store marketplace from blocking or interfering with ads. Although the new policy aims to counter data-harvesting VPN services and ad manipulation fraud, it could also impact legitimate privacy protection apps.

The new policy, announced in late July...

 

Apple Patches Two Critical Security Flaws in iOS 15 and macOS Monterey. Update Now!

Published on: 19 ສ.ຫ. 2022

Apple has issued urgent fixes for two security holes in iOS and macOS, warning that bad actors may be actively exploiting the flaws to steal users’ data.

Available for pretty much all iPhones and iPads in circulation today, iOS 15.6.1 addresses two rather similar flaws in the operating system’s underlying Kernel and web-rendering engine.

 

Spam and Untrusted URLs Are Driving Most Threats on Android, Bitdefender Research Finds

Published on: 4 ສ.ຫ. 2022

When it comes to attack vectors on the Android platform, spam and untrusted URLs dominate. Attackers overwhelmingly prefer them because they're easy to deploy and generate, not to mention cheap. One of the newest features for Bitdefender Mobile Security is...

 

Threat actor is selling data on 5.4 million Twitter users for $30K on hacking forum

Published on: 26 ກ.ລ. 2022

A security vulnerability at Twitter has allowed a threat actor to gain access to data of over 5.4 million user accounts. The stolen data is now up for grabs on a hacking forum for at least $30,000 US.

Last Thursday, a criminal began selling the contact information of allegedly 5.4 million Twitter users on a popular hacking forum. The ad posted by a threat actor...

 

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Published on: 18 ກ.ລ. 2022

ผู้เชี่ยวชาญด้านความปลอดภัยได้เปิดเผยช่องโหว่ Zero-day ในเคอร์เนล Linux ซึ่งจะทำให้ผู้โจมตีทำการโจมตี ให้เกิดความเสียหายกับอุปกรณ์ที่ถูกบุกรุกได้. โดยนักศึกษาปริญญาเอกของ Northwestern University และผู้เชี่ยวชาญด้านความปลอดภัยทางไซเบอร์ที่เน้นเคอร์เนล...

 

Dutch University Recovers Bitcoins Paid in 2019 Ransomware Attack - Plans to Give It to Students in Need

Published on: 14 ກ.ລ. 2022

Maastricht University (UM) recently announced a remarkable development in the investigation into a 2019 cyber attack which forced it to make a Bitcoin payment to ransomware operators. UM has turned a profit off the attack after police succeeded in tracing the cryptocurrency. In 2019, UM staff fell for a phishing lure...

 

Leaked data of 1 billion Chinese citizens allegedly for sale on the dark web

Published on: 6 ກ.ລ. 2022

A cyberthief going by the name ‘China Dan’ claims to have stolen personally identifiable information of 1 billion Chinese citizens.

According to an ad seen by Bleeping Computer on a dark web marketplace, the threat actor says the database contains 22 terabytes of records exfiltrated from Shanghai National Police servers...

 

AMD held to ransom by gang that claims 450GB of data has been stolen

Published on: 4 ກ.ລ. 2022

Semiconductor giant AMD says that it is investigating what claims to be a major data breach of its network, that saw a group of online criminals steal 450GB of data from its systems.

 

Magniber Ransomware Making Rounds on Warez Sites Posing as Windows 10 Updates

Published on: 3 ພ.ພ. 2022

A new ransomware campaign is making the rounds targeting Windows users who make a habit of downloading pirated content. Serving as another reminder to stay away from warez and crack sites, the Magniber ransomware campaign reportedly started a few days ago. Since April 27...