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iPhone apps record your taps

If you’ve used these apps, your taps and swipes have been recorded and screenshots have been collected without your knowledge.

7 February 2019 min read

15 years of likes — happy birthday, Facebook!

perex__ Precocious and confident, Facebook is a lot like other 15-year-olds.

Precocious and confident, Facebook is a lot like other 15-year-olds.

4 February 2019 min read

YouTube scams and Android schemes

perex__ This week the bad guys use Android, abuse YouTube, target Macs, and steal credit card info.

This week the bad guys use Android, abuse YouTube, target Macs, and steal credit card info.

1 February 2019 min read

Apple gives Facebook the angry face

perex__ Apple has disrupted internal operations at the social media giant’s headquarters by stopping critical apps using the Apple Developer Enterprise Program — will it do the same to Google next?

Apple has disrupted internal operations at the social media giant’s headquarters by stopping critical apps using the Apple Developer Enterprise Program — will it do the same to Google next?

30 January 2019 min read

Major vulnerability found in ES File Explorer

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The program developer has issued a fix, and users should update immediately.

30 January 2019 min read

A scam, a scheme, a breach, and...wow, some GOOD news!

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Adware bundles laced with ransomware, your license plate could be online, new phishing scheme uses voicemail, and cybersecurity superheroes do good work.

28 January 2019 min read

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Google fined $57M under GDPR

perex__ New European standards go harder on data collectors to protect user privacy.

New European standards go harder on data collectors to protect user privacy.

21 January 2019 min read

Mega breach, Ring dinged, and other security news

perex__ This week’s news roundup features a data breach of over 770 million accounts, security doorbell Ring under fire, new ransomware, and more

This week’s news roundup features a data breach of over 770 million accounts, security doorbell Ring under fire, new ransomware, and more

18 January 2019 min read

Largest data breach of the year (so far)

perex__ California communications company Voipo was breached, compromising 7 million call logs and 6 million texts.

California communications company Voipo was breached, compromising 7 million call logs and 6 million texts.

17 January 2019 min read

Apps with adware and more security news

perex__ 85 apps found with adware on Google Play, Windows introduces reserve storage, and Neiman Marcus settles its 2013 data breach.

85 apps found with adware on Google Play, Windows introduces reserve storage, and Neiman Marcus settles its 2013 data breach.

11 January 2019 min read

The Dark Overlord, Twitter hijackers, and other bad guys

perex__ The year’s news kicks off with cyberattacks, terrorism, and phishing. Stay strong.

The year’s news kicks off with cyberattacks, terrorism, and phishing. Stay strong.

4 January 2019 min read

Data breaches, DDoS bosses, and modem problems

perex__ This week, one data breach hit a school system in SoCal while another hit none other than NASA.

This week, one data breach hit a school system in SoCal while another hit none other than NASA.

28 December 2018 min read