X wants your biometric data

Categories: Personal

Tags: twitter

Tags: x

Tags: social media

Tags: social network

Tags: register

Tags: biometric

Tags: ID

Tags: passport

Tags: verify

Tags: verification

Tags: premium

Tags: elon musk

We take a look at plans to voluntarily upload identification to X, the site formerly known as Twitter.

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Fake security researchers push malware files on GitHub

Categories: News

Tags: GitHub

Tags: malware

Tags: repository

Tags: security researcher

Tags: fake

Tags: download

Tags: scam

Tags: twitter

Tags: social

We take a look at reports of fake security researchers offering up malware downloads via GitHub repositories.

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AI generated Pentagon explosion photograph goes viral on Twitter

Categories: News

Categories: Personal

Tags: AI

Tags: twitter

Tags: misinformation

Tags: disinformation

Tags: fake

Tags: viral

Tags: hoax

Tags: news

Tags: verified

Tags: checkmark

Tags: debunk

We take a look at a viral hoax on Twitter which used AI generated imagery to claim an explosion had occurred close to the Pentagon.

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Interview With a Crypto Scam Investment Spammer

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Tue, 23 May 2023 00:15:30 +0000

Social networks are constantly battling inauthentic bot accounts that send direct messages to users promoting scam cryptocurrency investment platforms. What follows is an interview with a Russian hacker responsible for a series of aggressive crypto spam campaigns that recently prompted several large Mastodon communities to temporarily halt new registrations. According to the hacker, their spam software has been in private use until the last few weeks, when it was released as open source code.

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A week in security (May 8-14)

Categories: News

Tags: YouTube

Tags: ad block

Tags: sponsored tweets

Tags: Twitter

Tags: fake BBC News

Tags: AVLab assessment

Tags: Google

Tags: Google Passkey

Tags: MSP

Tags: Patch Tuesday

Tags: Discord

Tags: RedStinger

Tags: tech support scam

Tags: Aurora stealer

Tags: Invalid Printer loader

Tags: MSI

Tags: ransomware

Tags: Brightline

Tags: ransomware review

Tags: Allan Liska

Tags: Lock and Code S04E11

The most interesting security related news of the week from May 8 till 14.

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