Saturday, July 11, 2020

15 Billion Stolen Logins Are Circulating on the Dark Web

Plus: Facebook's Roger Stone takedown, the BlueLeaks server seizure, and more of the week's top security news.

The ‘Super Smash Bros.’ Community Reckons With Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Dozens of people have come forward over the past week, many pointing to a culture that they say enabled rampant predatory behavior.

Amazon Bans Employees From Using TikTok on Their Phones

US lawmakers have repeatedly raised security concerns over the app's Chinese ownership. Are US businesses next?

Microsoft Halts a Global Fraud Campaign That Targeted CEOs

A sophisticated scheme was designed to trick businesses in more than 60 countries into wiring large sums of money to attackers.

DoNotPay Unsubscribes You From Spam—and Tries to Get You Paid

There's finally a way to get off of email lists with your privacy intact.

Hong Kong’s Security Law Puts Big Tech at a Crossroads

As China exerts more power over the city, companies like Facebook and Google have stopped handing over data—for now.

Looks Like Russian Hackers Are on an Email Scam Spree

A group dubbed "Cosmic Lynx" uses surprisingly sophisticated methods—and targets big game.

Hackers Are Exploiting a 5-Alarm Bug in Networking Equipment

For companies that haven't patched their BIG-IP products, it may already be too late.

How to Passcode Lock Any App on Your Phone

Letting someone see your phone shouldn't also mean letting them snoop on your texts, photos, or emails. Here's how to stop it from happening.

Encryption-Busting EARN IT Act Advances in Senate

Plus: A massive crime bust in Europe, a warning from US Cyber Command, and more of the week's top security news.

The Worst Hacks and Breaches of 2020 So Far

Iran, China, Russia—the gang was all here in the first half of this year. Oh, and also an unprecedented pandemic that’s been a boon for hackers.

New Mac Ransomware Is Even More Sinister Than It Appears

The malware known as ThiefQuest or EvilQuest also has spyware capabilities that allow it to grab passwords and credit card numbers.

Schools Already Struggled With Cybersecurity. Then Came Covid-19

A lack of dedicated funding and resources made it hard to keep data secure—and that was before classes moved almost entirely online.

How to Get Safari’s New Privacy Features in Chrome and Firefox

Apple's browser is getting serious about security protections. If you can't or won't switch, don't worry: you don't have to fall behind.

Windows 10 Security Game-Changer As Microsoft Reveals New Hacker Protection

Microsoft is set to bring a powerful new security feature to Windows 10 that just might be a game-changer.

15 Billion Stolen Logins Are Circulating on the Dark Web

Plus: Facebook's Roger Stone takedown, the BlueLeaks server seizure, and more of the week's top security news.
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Exclusive: Any Chingari App (Indian TikTok Clone) Account Can Be Hacked Easily

Following vulnerability disclosure in the Mitron app, another viral TikTok clone in India has now been found vulnerable to a critical but easy-to-exploit authentication bypass vulnerability, allowing anyone to hijack any user account and tamper with their information, content,...

Is TikTok Seriously Dangerous—Do You Need To Delete It?

Here's the reality behind all the headlines...

iPhone User Sues LinkedIn For Reading Clipboard Data After iOS 14 Alert Revelations

The fallout from Apple's new iOS 14 privacy notification feature continues as one iPhone user files a class-action lawsuit against LinkedIn for silently reading clipboard data.