Slack Resets Passwords For Lazy Users Who Hadn’t Changed It Since 2015 Breach

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If you use Slack, a popular cloud-based team collaboration server, and recently received an email from the company about a security incident, don’t panic and read this article before taking any action. Slack has been sending a “password reset” notification email to all those users who had not yet changed passwords for their Slack accounts Leggi tutto…

Meet IRpair & Phantom; powerful anti-facial recognition glasses

IRpair & Phantom anti-facial recognition glasses

IRpair and Phantom are the first-ever collections of anti-facial recognition glasses and sunglasses designed to block facial recognition, eye tracking & infrared radiation including 3D IR surveillance cameras during both day and night. Facial recognition technology is the single biggest tool for authorities to keep an eye on suspected (and unsuspected) individuals; but thanks to Leggi tutto…

Breach at Bulgaria’s Tax Agency Exposed Data of Over 70% Citizens

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Eastern European country Bulgaria has suffered the biggest data breach in its history that compromised personal and financial information of 5 million adult citizens out of its total population of 7 million people. According to multiple sources in local Bulgarian media, an unknown hacker earlier this week emailed them download links to 11GB of stolen Leggi tutto…

New Attack Lets Android Apps Capture Loudspeaker Data Without Any Permission

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Earlier this month, The Hacker News covered a story on research revealing how over 1300 Android apps are collecting sensitive data even when users have explicitly denied the required permissions. The research was primarily focused on how app developers abuse multiple ways around to collect location data, phone identifiers, and MAC addresses of their users Leggi tutto…

Engage Your Management with the Definitive ‘Security for Management’ Presentation Template

Engage Your Management with the Definitive 'Security for Management' Presentation Template

In every organization, there is a person who’s directly accountable for cybersecurity. The name of the role varies per the organization’s size and maturity – CISO, CIO, and Director of IT are just a few common examples – but the responsibility is similar in all places. They’re the person who understands the risk and exposure, Leggi tutto…

Hackers Can Manipulate Media Files You Receive Via WhatsApp and Telegram

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If you think that the media files you receive on your end-to-end encrypted secure messaging apps can not be tampered with, you need to think again. Security researchers at Symantec yesterday demonstrated multiple interesting attack scenarios against WhatsApp and Telegram Android apps, which could allow malicious actors to spread fake news or scam users into Leggi tutto…

Zoom RCE Flaw Also Affects Its Rebranded Versions RingCentral and Zhumu

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The same security vulnerabilities that were recently reported in Zoom for macOS also affect two other popular video conferencing software that under the hood, are just a rebranded version of Zoom video conferencing software. Security researchers confirmed The Hacker News that RingCentral, used by over 350,000 businesses, and Zhumu, a Chinese version of Zoom, also Leggi tutto…