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Two years later, has GDPR fulfilled its promise?

Has the landmark law helped build a culture of privacy in organizations and have consumers become more wary of sharing their personal data?

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25 May 2020

New Unc0ver jailbreak released, works on all recent iOS versions

New "Unc0ver" jailbreak unlocks devices, even those running the current iOS 13.5 release.
24 May 2020

Riding the State Unemployment Fraud ‘Wave’

When a reliable method of scamming money out of people, companies or governments becomes widely known, underground forums and chat networks tend to light up with activity as more fraudsters pile on to claim their share. And that's exactly what appears to be going on right now as multiple U.S. states struggle to combat a tsunami of phony Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) claims. Meanwhile, a number of U.S. states are possibly making it easier for crooks by leaking their citizens' personal data from the very websites the unemployment scammers are using to file bogus claims.
23 May 2020

Chrome: 70% of all security bugs are memory safety issues

Google software engineers are looking into ways of eliminating memory management-related bugs from Chrome.
23 May 2020

5 Tips for Fighting Credential Stuffing Attacks

5 Tips for Fighting Credential Stuffing Attacks With stolen credentials an easy find online, what are some measures to put in place to keep hackers from breaking into secure accounts?
22 May 2020

25 million user records leak online from popular math app Mathway

The Mathway user data has been previously on sale on the dark web, hacker forums, and Telegram channels for the past two weeks.
22 May 2020

Former Salesforce Execs Launch Data Protection Startup

Cloud-based API service stores and manages sensitive consumer data with a zero-trust, database-as-a service approach.
22 May 2020

Dark Reading Edge Cybersecurity Crossword Puzzle, May 22th

Dark Reading Edge Cybersecurity Crossword Puzzle, May 22th Have a hard time coming up with the answers to these puzzle questions? We know a great place to look for more clues...
22 May 2020

‘Coronavirus Report’ Emails Spread NetSupport RAT, Microsoft Warns

‘Coronavirus Report’ Emails Spread NetSupport RAT, Microsoft Warns Attackers used malicious Excel 4.0 documents to spread the weaponized NetSupport RAT in a spear-phishing campaign.
22 May 2020

Home Chef Serves Up Data Breach for 8 Million Records

Home Chef Serves Up Data Breach for 8 Million Records The meal-kit company's customer records were leaked as part of the Shiny Hunters breach.
22 May 2020

Security & Trust Ratings Proliferate: Is That a Good Thing?

Phishing ratings, security ratings, human-ness ratings -- we are looking at a future filled with grades of security and trustworthiness. But there is a downside.
22 May 2020

Windows malware opens RDP ports on PCs for future remote access

Security experts believe the malware's operators are very likely to sell access to infected hosts to other hacker groups.
22 May 2020

Week in security with Tony Anscombe

ESET research into Winnti Group's new backdoor – A dangerous Android app under the microscope – The BIAS Bluetooth bug

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22 May 2020

NSO Group Impersonates Facebook Security Team to Spread Spyware — Report

NSO Group Impersonates Facebook Security Team to Spread Spyware — Report An investigation traces an NSO Group-controlled IP address to a fake Facebook security portal.
22 May 2020

Chafer APT Hits Middle East Govs With Latest Cyber-Espionage Attacks

Chafer APT Hits Middle East Govs With Latest Cyber-Espionage Attacks Government and air transportation companies in Kuwait and Saudi Arabia were targeted in a recent attack tracked back to the Chafer APT.
22 May 2020

Insidious Android malware gives up all malicious features but one to gain stealth

ESET researchers detect a new way of misusing Accessibility Service, the Achilles’ heel of Android security

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22 May 2020

Privilege escalation vulnerability patched in Docker Desktop for Windows

The security flaw could be used to trick the service into connecting to malicious processes.
22 May 2020

Silent Night Zeus financial botnet sold in underground forums

The botnet is being spread through the RIG exploit kit and COVID-19 spam campaigns.
22 May 2020

10 iOS Security Tips to Lock Down Your iPhone

10 iOS Security Tips to Lock Down Your iPhone Mobile security experts share their go-to advice for protecting iPhones from hackers, thieves, and fraudsters.
22 May 2020

How encryption can help protect your sensitive data

Here’s how encryption can help keep your data safe from prying eyes – even if your device is stolen or your cloud account is hacked

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22 May 2020