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The Pegasus spyware strain, which can infect iOS and Android devices, appears to be targeting victims in the US, says Citizen Lab, a watchdog group at the University of Toronto. However, the Israeli maker of the spyware rejects the findings.
The company's new pilot security program is designed for the candidates and any staff members associated with their political campaigns. Once the person enrolls, the company will start monitoring their accounts for potential hacking threats.
The Safari browser contains a bug that'll force the software to freeze and reboot when it tries to load up a webpage rigged to contain a massive line of HTML web elements. Both iOS and Mac devices appear to be affected.
Google's beta release for Chrome 70 adds support for the fingerprint sensors on Android devices and Touch ID on macOS, which will let website developers use biometrics for account sign-ins.
On Thursday, three US lawmakers sent a letter to the Director of National Intelligence requesting a full report investigating the dangers of AI-generated 'deepfake' videos being used to spread misinformation.
AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon have banded together to create Project Verify, which proposes using a mobile app on your phone as an extra step to unlocking your accounts.
Trend Micro has decided to remove the ability to collect browser histories from its Mac apps, and dumped all browser history logs from the Amazon server.
Hackers could have used the bugs to execute code via an OpenVPN exploit, threatening the security of Windows users and allowing access to private information. Thankfully both VPNs have been patched, but users need to apply the update.
This alpha release promises to bring the same privacy protections found in the desktop version, but the Tor Project warns it may be buggy.
A popular paid app called Adware Doctor will store your browser history from Safari, Chrome, and Firefox into a zip file that is then uploaded to a server in China, according to security researchers.
The websites asked prospective military applicants to provide personal data in exchange for information about joining the armed forces, the FTC said. The operators of these sites then sold the data as marketing leads to post-secondary schools for $15 to $40 a pop.
Approximately 380,000 transactions were affected, with names, email addresses, credit card numbers, expiration dates, accessed. UK regulators are examining the breach.
Park Jin Hyok and other unnamed co-conspirators were involved in a barrage of cyber attacks that also involved an $81 million heist on the Bank of Bangladesh in 2016 and attempts to infiltrate companies such as Lockheed Martin, the DOJ says.
On Tuesday, a hacker uploaded a malicious version of the Mega.nz Chrome extension to the Google Chrome Web Store. It was designed to lift login credentials from Amazon.com, Google.com and two cryptocurrency wallets, among others.
Twitter's CEO is set to appear on Capitol Hill tomorrow to answer questions from lawmakers over how the company moderates its content.
The hacker has been actively forwarding the network traffic from over 7,500 vulnerable MikroTik routers around the globe, but the attacker could do the same on another 239,000 routers, according to security researchers.
Google is offering the technology free of charge to non-governmental organizations and other companies working to stop the spread of this material online.
A malicious edit to a Wikipedia-like mapping database produced a ripple effect that caused Snapchat and perhaps other mobile apps to briefly display New York City as 'Jewtropolis.'
Google's physical Titan security keys, available now on the Google Store, can help you protect your Google, Facebook, or Dropbox accounts from sophisticated phishing attacks.