Russian software company presented itself as being US-based and provides code that assists app developers in tracking user online activity. About 8,000 Android and iOS apps, available through the official app stores, make use of it.
Phishing scams by a Chinese threat actor ‘Fangxiao’ employs over 42,000 brand impersonation domains to earn advertising revenue and spread malware via WhatsApp messages.
Hive ransomware, one of the biggest ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) strains circulating since 2021, has at this point brought in $100 million in ransom payments and the total victim count is at least 1,300 organizations.
Report finds that Apple first party user data collection is quite extensive, potentially more so than users realize. The App Store collects every tap made in the app and funnels it to a behavior profile, even if iPhone Analytics is entirely disabled.
Privacy concerns about the World Cup tracking apps extend to Qatari authorities potentially accessing photos and videos, as well as logging lists of phone numbers that users make calls to.
A FOIA request filed by the New York Times has led to the release of documents that show officials making a push to use Pegasus spyware in criminal investigations from late 2020 into mid-2021.
The NSA urged developers and organizations to switch to memory-safe languages to address memory safety issues responsible for most exploitable vulnerabilities. Microsoft and Google attribute 70% of some of their product vulnerabilities to software memory safety issues.
The case began with a probe opened by an assortment of state attorneys general in 2018 in response to consumer complaints. The investigation found that Google had been misleading about its use of location tracking dating back to at least 2014.
Europol arrested a "high value" Russian-Canadian LockBit ransomware operator wanted in connection to high-profile cyber attacks on critical infrastructure and large industrial groups.
Requirements by insurers to implement security controls are already on the rise as 80% of cyber insurance policyholders have filed a claim and 50% have filed more than one.