Vulnerabilities

Zoom Taps Ex-Facebook CISO Amid Security Snafus, Lawsuit
Posted on Thursday April 09, 2020

The online videoconferencing service added Alex Stamos to the team and has also formed an expert advisory board to grapple with the pains of its COVID-19 growth spurt.

‘Unbreakable’ Smart Lock Draws FTC Ire for Deceptive Security Claims
Posted on Thursday April 09, 2020

Tapplock catches heat for patched vulnerabilities -- because of its claims that its smart locks can't be hacked.

PowerPoint ‘Weakness’ Opens Door to Malicious Mouse-Over Attack
Posted on Wednesday April 08, 2020

Novel hack allows an attacker to create a mouse-over in a PowerPoint file that triggers the installation of malware.

ThreatList: Skype-Themed Apps Hide a Raft of Malware
Posted on Wednesday April 08, 2020

Hundreds of thousands of malware files are disguised as well-known social conferencing and collaboration apps.

‘Fake Fingerprints’ Bypass Scanners with 3D Printing
Posted on Wednesday April 08, 2020

New research used 3D printing technology to bypass fingerprint scanners, and tested it against Apple, Samsung and Microsoft mobile products.

Serious Exchange Flaw Still Plagues 350K Servers
Posted on Tuesday April 07, 2020

The Microsoft Exchange vulnerability was patched in February and has been targeted by several threat groups.

Official Government COVID-19 Apps Hide a Raft of Threats
Posted on Tuesday April 07, 2020

Android apps launched for citizens in Iran, Colombia and Italy offer cyberattackers new attack vectors.

A Brisk Private Trade in Zero-Days Widens Their Use
Posted on Monday April 06, 2020

More zero-day exploits coming up for sale by NSO Group and others is democratizing the attack vector and placing them within reach of less sophisticated attackers.

FBI Threatens ‘Zoom Bombing’ Trolls With Jail Time
Posted on Monday April 06, 2020

The FBI is cracking down on the practice of Zoom bombing, saying the hijacking of web conferences can be punishable by jail time.

Apple Safari Flaws Enable One-Click Webcam Access
Posted on Monday April 06, 2020

The white hat hacker who discovered the vulnerabilities received a $75,000 from Apple's bug-bounty program.

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