How 1-Time Passcodes Became a Corporate Liability

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Tue, 30 Aug 2022 14:53:39 +0000

Phishers are enjoying remarkable success using text messages to steal remote access credentials and one-time passcodes from employees at some of the world’s largest technology companies and customer support firms. A recent spate of SMS phishing attacks from one cybercriminal group has spawned a flurry of breach disclosures from affected companies, which are all struggling to combat the same lingering security threat: The ability of scammers to interact directly with employees through their mobile devices.

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Twilio data breach turns out to be more elaborate than suspected

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Even if you don’t know a thing about Twilio, you may have been affected by their data breach.

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A week in security (March 28 – April 3)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 04 Apr 2022 10:08:24 +0000

The most important and interesting security stories from the last seven days.

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Data and device security for domestic abuse survivors

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Tue, 13 Aug 2019 16:33:22 +0000

Many domestic abuse survivors need help before stalkerware strikes. Here, we give basic advice on device security and protecting sensitive data.

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Backdoors are a security vulnerability

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Fri, 09 Aug 2019 16:10:27 +0000

Upset by their inability to access potentially vital evidence for criminal investigations, the federal government has, for years, pushed to convince tech companies to build backdoors that will, allegedly, only be used by law enforcement agencies. The problem, cybersecurity researchers say, is that those backdoors can easily be exploited by criminals.

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