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Not allowed to ask for expert privacy opinions here

I really want to thank the people that shared their expertise in privacy with me yesterday, regarding win11. You folks were super knowledgeable, I have a huge amount of reading to do on my own. Kinda what I was...

Philips Hue will force users to upload their data to Hue cloud

submitted by /u/Fast_Grab

Defeating Visual Studio Code embedded reverse shell

Here is a blogpost that covers some techniques to block vscode tunnel. Any feedback will be greatly apreciated. submitted by /u/ipfyx

Is privacy hardening a worhtwhile thing to do even after years of privacy neglect?

So, as the title says, I've been wondering if it's still worth it to go gung-ho with this privacy stuff after years of being snooped on as a consequence of my youthful ignorance. I signed up for a lot...

The WebP 0day

submitted by /u/MegaManSec2

Are Gmail and Outlook users aware of email trackers?

I wrote this post in another subreddit. It was until I created and started using a Protonmail account that I discovered how companies include trackers in emails to spy on us. Protonmail clean emails from those trackers ...

New ways to inject system CA certificates in Android 14

submitted by /u/pimterry

Looking for a job today is a privacy nightmare. I am starting to believe the application process is being used as a new revenue stream, to obtain data from applicants for profit.

I've been looking for a job, and it is very frustrating how many places think an application is a nice time to do some data harvesting. For example at one place I applied to, they use a third-party company...

What is the hardest and most complex area of Hacking?

As The Title said,what is the hardest and most complex area of Hacking,What I mean by area is specialisity(Reverse engineer,Exploit developpement,Malware analysis,pwd,Web Hacking....)? submitted by /u/Pretend_Cellist8188

NSA’s TAO hacked Huawei: China officially confirms

China has officially confirmed that the US spy agency NSA hacked into Huawei's headquarters and carried out repeated cyberattacks. The Chinese State Security Ministry report accuses the NSA of systematic attacks on the telecoms giant and other targets...

How are people finding out address from a gamer tag or ip address in general

So there is these YouTube videos where they mess with people by reading there name and address on xbox, but how are they doing this like an ip address can only give you a general location unless you are...
Infosecurity Magazine

BEC Scammer Pleads Guilty to Part in $6m Scheme

Nigerian was extradited to the US from Canada
Infosecurity Magazine

Researchers Spot Novel “Deadglyph” Backdoor

Malware is linked to UAE-backed spies
Infosecurity Magazine

Almost US 900 Schools Breached Via MOVEit

National Student Clearinghouse reveals more details of incident

Don’t Get Burned by CAPTCHAs: A Recipe for Accurate Bot Protection

Traditional CAPTCHAs, such as reCAPTCHA, no longer protect online businesses adequately. Real users hate them. Bots bypass them. It's time to upgrade.
The Hacker News

New Report Uncovers Three Distinct Clusters of China-Nexus Attacks on Southeast Asian Government

An unnamed Southeast Asian government has been targeted by multiple China-nexus threat actors as part of espionage campaigns targeting the region over extended periods of time. "While this activity occurred around the same time and in some instances even simultaneously...