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The most important and interesting computer security stories from the last week.
Credit to Author: John Snow| Date: Wed, 12 Oct 2022 10:45:51 +0000
We tell you how the YoWhatsApp mod got infected, and explain why it’s dangerous to use unofficial modifications of messaging apps.Read more
Meta is suing developers for multiple credential-stealing apps found on Google Play and elsewhere.
Categories: Exploits and vulnerabilities
Two RCE vulnerabilities were patched in WhatsApp. Both vulnerabilities were video related and could be used to compromise your device.
The post Critical WhatsApp vulnerabilities patched: Check you’ve updated! appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs.Read more
We take a look at a persistent hacking hoax which has been bouncing around for a few years. Who, or what, is Martinelli?
The post Don’t share the WhatsApp ‘Martinelli’ phone hacking alert: It’s a hoax appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs.Read more
Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Thu, 21 Jul 2022 16:35:28 +0000
U.S. state and federal investigators are being inundated with reports from people who’ve lost hundreds of thousands or millions of dollars in connection with a complex investment scam known as “pig butchering,” wherein people are lured by flirtatious strangers online into investing in cryptocurrency trading platforms that eventually seize any funds when victims try to cash out.Read more
Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Wed, 13 Jul 2022 15:09:44 +0000
We take a look at warnings of malware-infested WhatsApp downloads offered outside of the Google Play store.
The post WhatsApp warns users: Fake versions of WhatsApp are trying to steal your personal info appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs.Read more