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Fake app infects your Android with spyware

An ongoing Android malware campaign called Triout is recording calls, collecting photos, and reporting your location.

23 August 2018 min read

Google tracking, a fax attack, and a vote of “un-confidence”

perex__ Google tracks you when you think it doesn’t, fax machines are vulnerable, and could the US midterms be hacked?

Google tracks you when you think it doesn’t, fax machines are vulnerable, and could the US midterms be hacked?

17 August 2018 min read

Foreshadow casts more shade on Intel

perex__ A new security flaw along the lines of Spectre and Meltdown has been discovered in Intel Core processors.

A new security flaw along the lines of Spectre and Meltdown has been discovered in Intel Core processors.

15 August 2018 min read

Instagram has been #hacked

perex__ Instagram users report account takeovers – change your password, now.

Instagram users report account takeovers – change your password, now.

15 August 2018 min read

Hacking the Amazon Echo

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Researchers discover that the Amazon Echo can be hacked and used as a spying device.

14 August 2018 min read

New Google software, new smartphone flaws, and the high cost of ransomware

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Google releases Android 9 Pie, US Homeland Security finds flaws in millions of smartphones, and Atlanta taxpayers look at an expensive ransomware recovery.

10 August 2018 min read

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New Wi-Fi attack can crack your passwords

perex__ White hat hackers have discovered an easy way to crack passwords from routers with WPA2 security.

White hat hackers have discovered an easy way to crack passwords from routers with WPA2 security.

8 August 2018 min read

TSMC shut down by WannaCry variant

perex__ Semiconductor giant TSMC was hit with a ransomware variant on Friday, but the company claims it was not a cyberattack.

Semiconductor giant TSMC was hit with a ransomware variant on Friday, but the company claims it was not a cyberattack.

6 August 2018 min read

A game that cryptojacks, a town under seige, and more data breaches

perex__ Steam game found to cryptomine, ransomware locks down an Alaskan city, and data breaches continue to spring up.

Steam game found to cryptomine, ransomware locks down an Alaskan city, and data breaches continue to spring up.

3 August 2018 min read

SamSam ransomware can shut your city down | Avast

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SamSam cybercrime group evolves their ransomware while continuing to elude authorities.

3 August 2018 min read

SMS intercept creates data breach at Reddit

perex__ Reddit reported a data breach this week, and here’s what you need to know.

Reddit reported a data breach this week, and here’s what you need to know.

2 August 2018 min read

Malvertising in plain sight

perex__ Security researchers discover malvertising scheme that takes advantage of legitimate online advertising.

Security researchers discover malvertising scheme that takes advantage of legitimate online advertising.

31 July 2018 min read