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Most health apps engage in unhealthy data‑harvesting habits

Most medical and fitness apps in Google Play have tracking capabilities enabled and their data collection practices aren’t transparent The post Most health apps engage in unhealthy data‑harvesting habits appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

OSINT 101: What is open source intelligence and how is it used?

OSINT can be used by anyone, both for good and bad ends – here’s how defenders can use it to keep ahead of attackers The post OSINT 101: What is open source intelligence and how is it used? appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

Microsoft takes down large‑scale BEC operation

The fraudsters ran their campaigns from the cloud and used phishing attacks and email forwarding rules to steal financial information The post Microsoft takes down large‑scale BEC operation appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

Vishing: What is it and how do I avoid getting scammed?

How do vishing scams work, how do they impact businesses and individuals, and how can you protect yourself, your family and your business? The post Vishing: What is it and how do I avoid getting scammed? appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

Week in security with Tony Anscombe

ESET Research dissects campaigns by the Gelsemium and BackdoorDiplomacy APT groups – Hacking an orbiting satellite isn't necessarily the stuff of Hollywood The post Week in security with Tony Anscombe appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

Tracking ransomware cryptocurrency payments: What now for Bitcoin?

Should we expect cybercriminals to ditch the pseudonymous cryptocurrency for other forms of payment that may be better at throwing law enforcement off the scent? The post Tracking ransomware cryptocurrency payments: What now for Bitcoin? appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

Google fixes actively exploited Chrome zero‑day

The latest Chrome update patches a bumper crop of security flaws across the browser’s desktop versions The post Google fixes actively exploited Chrome zero‑day appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

BackdoorDiplomacy: Upgrading from Quarian to Turian

ESET researchers discover a new campaign that evolved from the Quarian backdoor The post BackdoorDiplomacy: Upgrading from Quarian to Turian appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

Gelsemium: When threat actors go gardening

ESET researchers shed light on new campaigns from the quiet Gelsemium group The post Gelsemium: When threat actors go gardening appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

Hundreds of suspected criminals arrested after being tricked into using FBI‑run chat app

Law enforcement around the world used a messaging app called AN0M to monitor the communications of alleged criminals The post Hundreds of suspected criminals arrested after being tricked into using FBI‑run chat app appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

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