A week in security (Nov 29 – Dec 5)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 06 Dec 2021 10:22:14 +0000

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

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Here’s what data the FBI can get from WhatsApp, iMessage, Signal, Telegram, and more

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Wed, 01 Dec 2021 13:45:27 +0000

A disclosed FBI training document reveals what information the FBI can potentially retrieve about your usage of an end to end encrypted instant messaging app.

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Phishers target TikTok influencers with verification promises and copyright threats

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Thu, 18 Nov 2021 21:09:06 +0000

TikTok influencers are being targeted with a variety of scam mails involving bogus copyright claims and fake promises of verification.

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WhatsApp hit with €225 million fine for GDPR violations

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Thu, 02 Sep 2021 19:42:23 +0000

WhatsApp was hit with a €225 million fine for violating the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the second-highest GDPR fine ever.

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Pegasus spyware has been here for years. We must stop ignoring it

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 11:10:49 +0000

The Pegasus Project revealed deeply concerning surveillance campaigns against activists and journalists. It’s time for us to act.

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Beware, crypto-scammer seeks foreigner with BLOCK CHAIN ACCOUNT

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2021 13:41:03 +0000

We take a look at a spam mail promising untold riches from a cryptocurrency transfer which will only lead to financial disaster.

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