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Threats Zoom allegedly collecting detailed personal data of millions of users

The ongoing global coronavirus crisis has spurred widespread adoption of remote working tools such as video conferencing, file sharing and …

Threats Microsoft dismantles Necurs botnet that targeted 9m devices since 2012

The Necurs botnet, one of the most prolific botnets used by cyber criminals worldwide since 2012, was taken down in …

Threats NSA uncovers critical security vulnerability affecting all Windows 10 versions

The U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) has discovered a critical security vulnerability named CVE-2020-0601 in Microsoft's Windows 10 and Windows …

Threats Setting Out of Office auto reply during the holidays could fuel impersonation fraud attempts

Activating Out of Office in your work email account prior to or during the winter holidays could result in hackers …

Threats Critical StrandHogg vulnerability affected all versions of Android OS

A critical vulnerability in the Android operating system known as StrandHogg allowed malicious actors to make their malicious apps, including …

Threats State-sponsored hacker groups launching phishing & disinformation campaigns, warns Google

Google has revealed that between July and September, state-sponsored hacker groups launched thousands of phishing attacks targeting dissidents and activists …

Threats Beware of Juice Jacking: Charging phones at public USB charging stations could be dangerous

Using public USB charging stations at airports, railway stations, or shopping malls to charge mobile phones could expose people to …

Threats Iranian hacker group APT33 shifts focus from IT networks to ICS systems

APT33, an Iranian hacker group that specialises in infiltrating IT networks of organisations through password spraying methods, recently shifted its …

Threats Phoenix: the £11.6 keylogger that can evade 80 anti-malware products

Security researchers have identified an emerging keylogger known as Phoenix which not only steals personal data from 20 different browsers, …

Threats PAYDAY flaws in Oracle’s E-Business Suite putting firms at risk of fraud

Over 21,000 organisations that use Oracle's E-Business Suite could be at risk of financial fraud or theft as hackers can …

Threats Deepfake Videos: When good tech goes bad

Ben Lorica, Chief Data Scientist at O’Reilly, explores the emergence of “deepfake” videos in recent years and the ongoing battle …

Threats House antitrust probe report likely by ‘first part’ of 2020

The House of Representatives Judiciary Committee expects to have a final report on its probe of big technology companies and …