Facebook will not notify more than 530m users exposed in 2019 breach | Facebook

Sign up for the Guardian Today US newsletter Facebook has not notified the more-than 530m users whose details were exposed on a hacker forum in 2019 and has no plans to do so, according to company representatives. Business Insider reported last week that phone numbers and other details from Facebook Continue Reading

MobiKwik Suffers Major Breach — KYC Data of 3.5 Million Users Exposed – Tempemail

Popular Indian mobile payments service MobiKwik on Monday came under fire after 8.2 terabytes (TB) of data belonging to millions of its users began circulating on the dark web in the aftermath of a major data breach that came to light earlier this month. The leaked data includes sensitive personal Continue Reading

Bug in Apple’s Find My Feature Could’ve Exposed Users’ Location Histories – Tempemail

Cybersecurity researchers on Thursday disclosed two distinct design and implementation flaws in Apple’s crowdsourced Bluetooth location tracking system that can lead to a location correlation attack and unauthorized access to the location history of the past seven days, thereby by deanonymizing users. The findings are a consequence of an exhaustive Continue Reading

A Sticker Sent On Telegram Could Have Exposed Your Secret Chats – Tempemail

Cybersecurity researchers on Monday disclosed details of a now-patched flaw in the Telegram messaging app that could have exposed users’ secret messages, photos, and videos to remote malicious actors. The issues were discovered by Italy-based Shielder in iOS, Android, and macOS versions of the app. Following responsible disclosure, Telegram addressed Continue Reading

TikTok Bug Could Have Exposed Users’ Profile Data and Phone Numbers – Tempemail

Cybersecurity researchers on Tuesday disclosed a now-patched security flaw in TikTok that could have potentially enabled an attacker to build a database of the app’s users and their associated phone numbers for future malicious activity. Although this flaw only impacts those users who have linked a phone number with their Continue Reading

Orion hack exposed vast number of targets – impact may not be known for a while | Espionage

If there is one silver lining to the months-long global cyber-espionage campaign discovered when a prominent cybersecurity firm learned it had been breached, it might be that the sheer numbers of potentially compromised entities offers them some protection. By compromising one piece of security software – a security tool called Continue Reading

Incomplete ‘Go SMS Pro’ Patch Left Millions of Users’ Data Still Exposed Online – Tempemail

A week after cybersecurity researchers disclosed a flaw in the popular GO SMS Pro messaging app, it appears the developers of the app are silently taking steps to fix the issue from behind the scenes. The security misstep made it possible for an attacker to come up with a trivial Continue Reading

Unsecured Microsoft Bing Search Server Exposed User Queries and Location Data – Tempemail

A back-end server associated with Microsoft Bing exposed sensitive data of the search engine’s mobile application users, including search queries, device details, and GPS coordinates, among others. The logging database, however, doesn’t include any personal details such as names or addresses. The data leak, discovered by Ata Hakcil of WizCase on September Continue Reading

Flaws in Samsung Phones Exposed Android Users to Remote Attacks – Tempemail

New research disclosed a string of severe security vulnerabilities in the ‘Find My Mobile‘—an Android app that comes pre-installed on most Samsung smartphones—that could have allowed remote attackers to track victims’ real-time location, monitor phone calls, and messages, and even delete data stored on the phone. Portugal-based cybersecurity services provider Continue Reading

Undetectable Linux Malware Targeting Docker Servers With Exposed APIs – Tempemail

Cybersecurity researchers today uncovered a completely undetectable Linux malware that exploits undocumented techniques to stay under the radar and targets publicly accessible Docker servers hosted with popular cloud platforms, including AWS, Azure, and Alibaba Cloud. Docker is a popular platform-as-a-service (PaaS) solution for Linux and Windows designed to make it Continue Reading