Android Visual Voice Mail App Vulnerability Allows Eavesdropping

Visual Voice Mail vulnerability

A researcher has recently disclosed a severe vulnerability in the Visual Voice Mail app affecting Android users. As per his findings, exploiting the vulnerability allows eavesdropping of voice messages. However, the bug report currently has a disputed status as the telecom giants refused to acknowledge it.

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Log4j: Just How Screwed Are We?

A vulnerability in a widely used Apache library has caused Internet-wide chaos—and the trouble may just be starting.

Well, it’s certainly been a year for cyber debacles, so, sure, why not tie things off with a nice, fat security vulnerability that affects almost everything on the internet? That sounds about right.

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I found an Amazon folder with thousands of audio recordings from my home gadgets

Tiktok user @my.data.not.yours requested her personal data from Amazon and was shocked by the data they had recorded form her Echo Dots.
Tiktok user @my.data.not.yours requested her personal data from Amazon and was shocked by the data it had recorded from her Echo Dots.

A woman was shocked to discover just how much data Amazon has collected about her.

She posted a viral TikTok video explaining how she requested to see the data but wasn’t expecting to receive so much.

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Crime Prediction Software Promised to Be Free of Biases. New Data Shows It Perpetuates Them

PredPol Honored to Present at NOBLE Conference - Santa ...

Just think if someone hadn’t stumbled on to this ineptitude on securing their servers which is a whole nother issue… this is the epitome of programmed bias when we know ofays do more crime than anyone…

Millions of crime predictions left on an unsecured server show PredPol mostly avoided Whiter neighborhoods, targeted Black and Latino neighborhoods.

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How Cybercriminals Are Using Bitcoin’s Blockchain to Make Botnets Stronger Than Ever

 

Last week, Google announced that it had partially disrupted the operations of a massive botnet—a gargantuan network of over one million malware-infected Windows computers. In the world of cybersecurity, that would be news on its own, but this particular network was using an alarming blockchain integration that makes it tough to beat.

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Hacking Humans: 5 Ways You Can Be Exploited on Social Media

If you have an active social media account on any platform, you’ve probably shared some private information, made some friends, or clicked a link that you came across while using it. Undoubtedly, social media platforms can prove to be useful to make connections and reach out to the wider world, but is it always the case?

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Evil Corp: A Deep Dive Into One of the World’s Most Notorious Hacker Groups

Digital illustration of the Guy Fawkes mask.

Evil Corp has carried out several sophisticated attacks since it first burst onto the online scene. But just how dangerous are they?

In 2019, the United States Justice Department filed charges against Russian national Maksim Yakubets, offering a $5 million reward for information leading to his arrest.

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New MosaicLoader malware targets software pirates via online ads

New MosaicLoader malware targets software pirates via online ads

You gotta be a newbie to fall for this BS…. but it is a lot of dumb lazy asses in the world these days…. smh

 

An ongoing worldwide campaign is pushing new malware dubbed MosaicLoader camouflaged as cracked software via search engine advertising to infect wannabe software pirates’ systems.

MosaicLoader is a malware downloader designed by its creators to deploy more second-stage payloads on infected systems, as Bitdefender researchers revealed in a report published today and shared with BleepingComputer last week.

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FBI Had REvil’s Kaseya Ransomware Decryption Key for Weeks: Report

Feds just businesses floating in the wind…. is anyone surprised???

The Kaseya ransomware attack, which occurred in July and affected as many as 1,500 companies worldwide, was a big, destructive mess—one of the largest and most unwieldy of its kind in recent memory. But new information shows the FBI could have lightened the blow victims suffered but chose not to.

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