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Scammers sell fake likes, views on Reels

Just one week after the launch of Reels, Instagram’s new short-form video platform, scammers are already profiting by selling likes and views for Reels posts by the thousands.

14 August 2020 min read

An elections security progress report: Black Hat edition

perex__ Exploring the latest findings on election security and interference around the world

Exploring the latest findings on election security and interference around the world

12 August 2020 min read

NSA warns against Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and apps that expose location

perex__ Plus, Zoom changes its business model with China and the FTC goes after Twitter for privacy infringement

Plus, Zoom changes its business model with China and the FTC goes after Twitter for privacy infringement

7 August 2020 min read

What to do about the BootHole vulnerability

perex__ A look at the recent vulnerability's root cause, as well as steps being taken to patch it

A look at the recent vulnerability's root cause, as well as steps being taken to patch it

6 August 2020 min read

What we can learn from the Garmin ransomware attack

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How businesses and consumers alike can stay proactive against big hacks

3 August 2020 min read

IBM report shows true cost of data breaches

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Plus, more newsbytes of the week including facial recognition tech at Rite Aid and a Netflix scam that wants your credit card numbers

31 July 2020 min read

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DoJ charges Chinese hackers with targeting COVID-19 research centers

perex__ Plus, more newsbytes of the week, including a Facebook fact-checking fiasco and the surge of stalkerware

Plus, more newsbytes of the week, including a Facebook fact-checking fiasco and the surge of stalkerware

24 July 2020 min read

What does the Twitter hack mean for the future of democracy?

perex__ Looking forward, what can we expect from similar types of hackers?

Looking forward, what can we expect from similar types of hackers?

21 July 2020 min read

Bitcoin scammers hijack major Twitter accounts

perex__ Plus, more newsbytes of the week including a new ransomware based on a Google encryption and a cyberattack ordered by President Trump

Plus, more newsbytes of the week including a new ransomware based on a Google encryption and a cyberattack ordered by President Trump

17 July 2020 min read

UK lockdown triggers increase in phishing scams

perex__ Learn how to recognize and protect yourself from the increased volume of email phishing scams

Learn how to recognize and protect yourself from the increased volume of email phishing scams

16 July 2020 min read

Contact tracing apps face their day of reckoning

perex__ Tracing apps could do good for states looking to safely reopen, but the associated risks may be severe enough to tip the scales.

Tracing apps could do good for states looking to safely reopen, but the associated risks may be severe enough to tip the scales.

16 July 2020 min read

COVID-19 tracking apps are easy targets for hackers

perex__ Plus more newsbytes of the week, including more TikTok security concerns and a major data breach affecting millions of online gamblers

Plus more newsbytes of the week, including more TikTok security concerns and a major data breach affecting millions of online gamblers

10 July 2020 min read