The little-known ways mobile device sensors can be exploited by cybercriminals

Credit to Author: Logan Strain| Date: Wed, 11 Dec 2019 17:51:03 +0000

Mobile device sensors offer great utility to users—from taking pictures and commanding voice assistants to determining which direction to flip your screen. However, they harbor little-known vulnerabilities that could be exploited by crafty cybercriminals.

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Hundreds of counterfeit online shoe stores injected with credit card skimmer

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Tue, 10 Dec 2019 17:30:50 +0000

A Magecart credit card skimmer was found injected into hundreds of counterfeit, brand-name shoe stores—a one-two punch of victimization for users first duped with fake goods then stripped of their personal data.

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Please don’t buy this: smart doorbells

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Mon, 09 Dec 2019 17:15:56 +0000

This holiday season, please reconsider buying smart doorbells to protect your online shipments. The cybersecurity and privacy risks are too severe.

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A week in security (December 2 – December 8)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 09 Dec 2019 16:47:06 +0000

A roundup of the previous week’s security blogs and other news, including a new ransomware, an explanation of containerization, fixing leaky buckets, jewelry heists, and more.

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Fake Elder Scrolls Online developers go phishing on PlayStation

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Fri, 06 Dec 2019 20:29:26 +0000

We take a look at a pressure-filled phishing attempt sent to players of the Elder Scrolls Online video game.

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Report: Organizations remain vulnerable to increasing insider threats

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Thu, 05 Dec 2019 16:00:00 +0000

The risk and challenges insider threats pose to organizations are ever present, even before tech as we know it existed. The age of digitization only made it higher and far-reaching. How has insider threats evolved over time? Where are we now in terms of mitigating insider threat risk? Are businesses really doing something about it? We answer such questions—and more—in this post.

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Explained: What is containerization?

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Wed, 04 Dec 2019 17:00:00 +0000

Containerization is gaining traction as a method to improve consistency, portability, and scalability without the investments required for virtualization. But is it secure?

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There’s an app for that: web skimmers found on PaaS Heroku

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Wed, 04 Dec 2019 16:00:00 +0000

Cybercriminals are abusing platform-as-a-service (PaaS) cloud provider Heroku to build web skimming apps and steal customer data.

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