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News Wrap: Deepfake CEO Voice Scam, Facebook Phone Data Exposed

6 Září, 2019 - 20:23
From deepfake to data exposures, the Threatpost team talks about the top security trends driving this week's biggest news stories.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Facebook, Microsoft Challenge Industry to Detect, Prevent ‘Deepfakes’

6 Září, 2019 - 13:48
Deepfake Detection Challenge aims to spur creation of technology to combat AI used for creating altered videos that intentionally mislead viewers.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Joker Spyware Found in 24 Google Play Apps

5 Září, 2019 - 23:07
Google has kicked 24 apps off of its official Android app marketplace after spyware was discovered in them.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

FunkyBot Malware Intercepts Android Texts, 2FA Codes

5 Září, 2019 - 23:05
The spyware poses as a legitimate application, spreading via SMS messages to victims' contact lists.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

$5.3M Ransomware Demand: Massachusetts City Says No Thanks

5 Září, 2019 - 17:14
After being hit by a ransomware attack, Massachusetts city New Bedford faced a payout demand of more than $5 million - one of the largest known ransoms ever.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Leaky Server Exposes 419M Phone Numbers of Facebook Users

5 Září, 2019 - 14:17
Server lacked password protection and included multiple databases with records from the U.S., U.K. and Vietnam.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Android Zero-Day Bug Opens Door to Privilege Escalation Attack, Researchers Warn

4 Září, 2019 - 23:24
The zero-day vulnerability could enable privilege escalation, and is not part of Google's Android September security update.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Critical Bugs Open Food-Safety Systems to Remote Attacks

4 Září, 2019 - 20:03
The AK-EM 800 software from Danfoss centralizes alarm management, automatic data collection and food-quality reporting.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

BRATA Android RAT Steals Banking Info in Real Time

4 Září, 2019 - 17:01
The RAT targets users via fake WhatsApp updates in Google Play.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Half of Android Handsets Susceptible to Clever SMS Phishing Attack

4 Září, 2019 - 16:50
Researchers say an attacker could send a rogue over-the-air provisioning message to susceptible phones and route all internet traffic through a hacker-controlled proxy.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

CEO ‘Deep Fake’ Swindles Company Out of $243K

4 Září, 2019 - 16:43
Cybercrooks successfully fooled a company into a large wire transfer using an AI-powered deep fake of a chief executive's voice, according to a report.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Android Zero-Days Now Worth More Than iPhone Exploits

4 Září, 2019 - 16:33
Exploit broker Zerodium has implemented a $2.5 million price tag for a zero-click 0-day in Android.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

MSP or System Integrator? Add Incident Response to Your Portfolio at No Cost

4 Září, 2019 - 15:00
Cynet is now providing its IR services at no cost, which will enable MSPs and SIs to include IR in their portfolio of security services.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Facebook Drops Default Facial Recognition Tag Suggestions

3 Září, 2019 - 23:38
Facebook will allow users to "opt out" of its face recognition feature.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

IoT Security Challenges in a 5G Era: Expert Advice

3 Září, 2019 - 21:10
Experts from Nokia, iboss and Sectigo talk 5G mobile security for internet of things (IoT) devices in this webinar replay.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Firefox 69 Release Kills Default Tracking Cookies, Flash Support

3 Září, 2019 - 20:18
Mozilla's newest Firefox iteration also offers new fixes for critical and high-severity vulnerabilities.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

How to Get a Handle on Patch Management

3 Září, 2019 - 20:17
As the number vulnerabilities hit a historic high, battle-worn security teams are upping their patching game.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

WordPress Plugins Anchor Widespread Malvertising, Rogue Backdoor Campaign

3 Září, 2019 - 18:20
An ongoing attack on websites has added new exploits and an administrative backdoor to its bag of tricks.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

Data Leak Impacts Millions of Yves Rocher Cosmetics Company Customers

3 Září, 2019 - 17:10
International cosmetics brand Yves Rocher found itself caught in a third-party data exposure incident that leaked the personal information of millions of customers.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security

‘USBAnywhere’ Bugs Open Supermicro Servers to Remote Attackers

3 Září, 2019 - 12:00
Trivial-to-exploit authentication flaws can give an unsophisticated remote attacker 'omnipotent' control over a server and its contents.
Kategorie: Hacking & Security