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Google Announces Client-Side Encryption for Gmail Corporate Users
Google has announced that corporate users will finally get client-side encryption (CSE) for Gmail and Google Calendar, giving its services an important security boost.
Researchers Identify New Android Spyware That Can Steal Data and Record Audio
Security experts have identified a new strain of Android spyware used in attacks against devices in the Middle East that can steal victims’ data and carry out cyber espionage.
Zimperium, the mobile security firm that made the discovery, claims that the malware, dubbed “RatMilad,” can facilitate extortion, eavesdropping on conversations, data theft, blackmail and other vicious attacks.
Ransomware Attacks on Home Users Are Frighteningly Common, Bitdefender Data Reveals. Here Are 3 Tips to Stay Safe at Home
Although the media focuses on ransomware attacks on businesses, many attacks still quietly unfold in the consumer space as well. Bitdefender data shows the most notorious names in ransomware now dedicate a considerable portion of their resources to hitting home users.
Compromised 2K Games Help Desk Used to Target Players with Malware
US-based game publisher 2K recently disclosed that an attack against its help desk might’ve jeopardized their customers’ security. Attackers compromised its support platform and targeted customers with phony tickets injected with the Redline information-stealing malware.
Instagram Fined €405 Million for Mishandling Teens’ Data
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
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!
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
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
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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