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New Android malware steals banking passwords

Plus, more news bytes of the week, including malware packaged with pirated movies and a hacker who can’t stop hacking

1 May 2020 min read

Apple flaw puts iPhones & iPads at risk

perex__ Plus, a new phishing scam preys on job insecurity, and a database of over 300 million Facebook profiles sells for about $620 on the dark web

Plus, a new phishing scam preys on job insecurity, and a database of over 300 million Facebook profiles sells for about $620 on the dark web

24 April 2020 min read

What you need to know about government contact tracing apps

perex__ Several countries are planning or have rolled out smartphone-based contact tracing apps. What does this mean for our privacy?

Several countries are planning or have rolled out smartphone-based contact tracing apps. What does this mean for our privacy?

20 April 2020 min read

US Consumers lose over $13M in COVID-19 scams

perex__ Plus, social media platforms crack down on coronavirus misinformation and AI predicts where the virus will spike next

Plus, social media platforms crack down on coronavirus misinformation and AI predicts where the virus will spike next

17 April 2020 min read

Remote workers targeted for cyberattacks

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Plus, ransomware attacks target COVID-19 responders and Zoom takes steps towards better security

10 April 2020 min read

Zoom flaw is Windows security risk

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Plus, some governments use cell phone data to track virus carriers and the U.S. considers more Wi-Fi access for all

3 April 2020 min read

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Hackers leak Russian cyberweapon plans

perex__ Take a break from COVID-19 headlines with these non-coronavirus news bytes.

Take a break from COVID-19 headlines with these non-coronavirus news bytes.

27 March 2020 min read

EU Doc claims Russia spread COVID-19 disinfo to cause panic

perex__ Plus, more coronavirus chaos and new technology that teaches computer chips to smell.

Plus, more coronavirus chaos and new technology that teaches computer chips to smell.

20 March 2020 min read

Facing facts: Clearview AI case’s impact on consumers

perex__ Face-recognition technology poses a lot of complicated issues for society and the consumers it affects.

Face-recognition technology poses a lot of complicated issues for society and the consumers it affects.

13 March 2020 min read

Details leaked on Windows SMBGhost bug

perex__ Plus, attackers have a new bag of malicious tricks including a coronavirus website, HIV test results, and naked photos of your friend’s girlfriend.

Plus, attackers have a new bag of malicious tricks including a coronavirus website, HIV test results, and naked photos of your friend’s girlfriend.

13 March 2020 min read

Be vigilant about performing ‘security hygiene’ during coronavirus threat

perex__ Consumers should seek out information based on science and not just personal testimonies.

Consumers should seek out information based on science and not just personal testimonies.

12 March 2020 min read

5 tips to fight mobile adware

perex__ Learn how to defend against the most common attack on Android devices.

Learn how to defend against the most common attack on Android devices.

10 March 2020 min read