The importance of carrying out a careful risk and impact assessment in order to safeguard the security of the information and the data privacy. In order to reduce as much as possible the vulnerabilities and programming errors that can affect not only the quality of the product itself but can also be exploited to launch […]

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Cellebrite mobile forensics tool Ufed contains multiple flaws that allow arbitrary code execution on the device, SIGNAL creator warns. Moxie Marlinspike, the creator of the popular encrypted messaging app Signal, announced that Cellebrite mobile forensics tools developed by Cellebrite are affected by multiple vulnerabilities that could be exploited to achieve arbitrary code execution. Cellebrite develops […]

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Researchers from Human Security have uncovered a huge botnet of Android devices being used to conduct fraud in the connected TV advertising ecosystem. Security researchers at Human Security (formerly White Ops) discovered a massive Android botnet, dubbed Pareto, used to conduct fraud in the Connected TV (CTV) advertising ecosystem. The Pareto botnet is composed of […]

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Cybersecurity firm Trend Micro revealed that a threat actor is actively exploiting a flaw, tracked as CVE-2020-24557, in its antivirus solutions to gain admin rights on Windows systems. Security solutions one again are used as attack vectors by threat actors, this time cybersecurity company Trend Micro revealed that attackers are actively exploiting a vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2020-24557, […]

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Premier Doug Ford is all about the 2014 BlackBerry Classic, Apple shows its new products at its Spring Loaded event, and TikTok sued for collecting children’s data in Britain and Europe.

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During an undercover interview, a CyberNews researcher tricked ransomware operators affiliated with Ragnar Locker into revealing their ransom payout structure, cash out schemes, and target acquisition strategies. From a relatively rare threat just a few years ago to one of the biggest moneymakers for cybercriminals today – the meteoric rise of ransomware has cast a shadow of […]

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The Car Connectivity Consortium (CCC) announced that its Digital Key Release 3.0 specification – which adds Bluetooth Low Energy and Ultra Wideband (UWB) wireless connectivity technologies to enable compatible mobile devices with passive keyless access…

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Red Balloon Security announced an expanded and customizable set of offerings for critical infrastructure and a range of industries –– including energy, industrial control systems (ICS), building management systems (BMS), automotive, and telecommunicati…

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F5 announced enhancements to its application security portfolio. The new solutions highlight F5’s progressive approach to application security, enabling customers to deliver safe, frictionless, and modern digital experiences as consumers increasingly r…

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Source Defense announced its partnership with Prevalent to identify threats and protect online businesses against automated and client-side attacks exploiting third-party code and website access. Prevalent and Source Defense’s joint solution offe…

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A WhatsApp malware dubbed WhatsApp Pink is able to automatically reply to victims’ Signal, Telegram, Viber, and Skype messages. A WhatsApp malware dubbed WhatsApp Pink has now been updated, authors have implemented the ability to automatically respond to victims’ Signal, Telegram, Viber, and Skype messages. WhatsApp Pink is a fake app that was first discovered this week, […]

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IT leaders say the challenges of the job keep growing. They’re faced with more demands to provide service anywhere and on any device.  Plus, everyone wants it delivered faster. It’s not easy to deal with all of the competing interests, said a CIO from the finance sector at a CanadianCIO virtual roundtable. One way to […]

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Although cybercriminal activity throughout 2020 was as innovative as ever, some of the most noteworthy threat activity we saw came from the old familiar players, namely ransomware, business email compromise (BEC) and phishing. According to the 2021 Webroot BrightCloud® Threat Report, each of these threat types saw significant fluctuations as people all over the world […]

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