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U.S. Warns Against North Korean Hackers Posing as IT Freelancers

U.S. warns that highly skilled North Korean software and mobile app developers are posing as "non-DPRK nationals" in a bid to land freelancing.

Microsoft Weekly: App updates, broad deployment of Windows 10, and cybersecurity

This week, we are recapping a bunch of updates for Microsoft apps and services, Windows updates (and the lack of them), and some incidents in the cybersecurity space. Read about all of this here!

Android Visual Voice Mail App Vulnerability Allows Eavesdropping

Despite reports, mobile carriers denied acknowledging the Visual Voice Mail vulnerability that exposes Android users' voice messages.

Multiple Riskware Apps Flood Samsung “Galaxy Store” App Store

The riskware apps may trigger warnings on Google Play Store when downloading, but not on Samsung Galaxy Store.

Malicious Joker App Scores Half-Million Downloads on Google Play

Joker malware was found lurking in the Color Message app, ready to fleece unsuspecting users with premium SMS charges.

Malicious Android app steals Malaysian bank credentials, MFA codes

A fake Android app is masquerading as a housekeeping service to steal online banking credentials from the customers of eight Malaysian banks.

Multiple Vulnerabilities Spotted In Zoom Video Conferencing App

Exploiting the vulnerabilities could risk users' privacy, hence, all Zoom clients, on-premise apps users must update to receive the fixes.

How to find hidden spy cameras with a smartphone

Researchers have devised a mobile app that uses a smartphone's time-of-flight sensor to find tiny spy cameras hidden in everyday objects.

Some Tesla owners unable to unlock cars due to server errors

Some Tesla owners worldwide are unable to unlock or communicate with their cars using the app due to an outage of the company's servers.

Fake end-to-end encrypted chat app distributes Android spyware

The GravityRAT remote access trojan is being distributed in the wild again, this time under the guise of an end-to-end encrypted chat application called SoSafe Chat.

Windows 10 App installer process being abused by threat actors

Windows 10 is still very much a target for threat actors, given that millions upon millions of people and businesses rely on it. As such, a new stunt targeting Microsoft's second-youngest OS should come as no surprise.

LINE App Admits Limited Mishandling Of Users’ Data

LINE regrets potential mishandling as it processed or stored data via servers in China and South Korea respectively.

WhatsApp is bringing "view once" mode for its iOS beta users

WhatsApp users with the iOS beta app will now be able to send photos and videos that disappear once they have been viewed with the latest "view once" mode along with a redesigned in-app notification.

Google Launched End-to-End Encryption To Android Messages App

Besides end-to-end encryption, Google also launched Earthquake Alerts feature and more to the Android Messages app with the latest update.

Apple announces new privacy features for Mail and Safari

At WWDC 2021, Apple announced new privacy features for their Mail app and the Safari web browser. Together, they will help users stay connected while also remaining as safe as possible.

Google makes it harder for Android apps to track users

Google is attempting to rival Apple in the privacy department. After introducing various privacy-related changes in Android 12, it is now making it more difficult for app developers to track users.

6 Unpatched Flaws Disclosed in Remote Mouse App for Android and iOS

As many as six zero-days have been uncovered in an application called Remote Mouse, allowing a remote attacker to achieve full code execution without any user interaction. The unpatched flaws, collectively named 'Mouse Trap,' were disclosed on Wednesday by security researcher Axel Persinger, who said, "It's clear that this application is very vulnerable and puts users at risk with bad authentication mechanisms, lack of encryption, and poor default configuration."

Vulnerability In Duo Security App 2FA Could Allow Account Takeover

The vulnerability in Duo Security app could allow an adversary with authenticated access bypass 2FA and takeover victim account.

iOS Kids Game Morphs into Underground Crypto Casino

A malicious ‘Jungle Run’ app tricked security protections to make it into the Apple App Store, scamming users out of money with a casino-like functionality.

TikTok will force you to see personalized ads from April 15

TikTok is planning on stopping you from avoiding personalized ads on its mobile app starting next month as it seeks to align its advertising policy with those of Facebook, Instagram, and more firms.

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