This Week in Security News – September 24, 1021

Credit to Author: Jon Clay| Date: Fri, 24 Sep 2021 00:00:00 GMT

Water Basilik Uses New HCrypt Variant to Flood Victims With RAT Payloads & Biden Administration Issues Sanctions To Counter Ransomware

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New Research Report: How IoT Technology Helps Create Tomorrow’s Hospital Today

Credit to Author: Michael Sullivan| Date: Thu, 23 Sep 2021 19:00:08 +0000

Over the last 18 months we’ve all seen, on a global scale, the challenges healthcare facility managers are facing as they work to maximize their buildings’ operational performance while also… Read more »

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Beware! Uber scam lures victims with alert from a real Uber number

Credit to Author: Mark Stockley| Date: Fri, 24 Sep 2021 16:46:51 +0000

A scammer is trying to trick Uber users into giving up their credit card details under the guise of a security alert SMS from a spoofed number.

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Apple needs to act against fake app-privacy promises

Credit to Author: Jonny Evans| Date: Fri, 24 Sep 2021 09:09:00 -0700

Apple will need to become more aggressive in how it polices the privacy promises developers make when selling apps in the App Store. What can enterprise users do to protect themselves and their users in the meantime?

What’s the problem?

Some developers continue to abuse the spirit of Apple’s App Store Privacy rules. This extends to posting misleading information on App Privacy Labels, along with outright violation of promises not to track devices. Some developers continue to ignore do-not-track requests to exfiltrate device-tracking information.

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