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Phone scammers use COVID-19 vaccine appointments to try tricking victims into downloading malware

by Jeff Stone • 4 weeks ago

Fictional regulations are also a focus of the latest alerts.

SIM-swapping gang busted for targeting 'influencers, sports stars, musicians'

by Joe Warminsky • 8 months ago

International police did not name specific victims. The crooks were able to steal about $100 million in cryptocurrency as well as personal data.

More Chinese apps attract a ban from a presidential administration on the way out

by Joe Warminsky • 10 months ago

President Donald Trump's executive order against Alipay, WeChat Pay and other Chinese apps won't take effect for 45 days — more than two weeks after Joe Biden has been inaugurated.

T-Mobile: Breach exposed call information for some customers

by Joe Warminsky • 10 months ago

The company called the intrusion "malicious, unauthorized access," but did not release details about the suspected intruders or their methods.

ACLU sues FBI for information about its encryption-cracking skills

by Joe Warminsky • 10 months ago

The civil liberties group wants the feds to come clean about the capabilities of the Electronic Device Analysis Unit (EDAU).

An iOS exploit that enables iPhone takeover is cybersecurity researcher's 'work of art'

by Joe Warminsky • 11 months ago

Researcher Ian Beer earned high praise for his persistence in working out the attack, which involves an iPhone feature called Apple Wireless Direct Link.

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