Cybercriminals capitalize on the popularity of media and entertainment to target consumers looking for at-home activities. As businesses across industries suffer losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic, some have noticed a benefit to more people staying at home. Streaming services, for example, have seen their memberships surge as people look for at-home activities. Cybercriminals are
Flaw allowed attackers to repeatedly crash group chat and force users to uninstall and reinstall app, Check Point says. Facebook has fixed a bug in its WhatsApp chat platform that gave attackers a way to send a malicious group-chat message capable of repeatedly crashing the entire application for all members of a targeted chat group.
Enterprise Vulnerabilities From DHS/US-CERT’s National Vulnerability Database CVE-2019-19084PUBLISHED: 2019-11-18 In Octopus Deploy 3.3.0 through 2019.10.4, an authenticated user with PackagePush permission to upload packages could upload a maliciously crafted package, triggering an exception that exposes underlying operating system details. CVE-2019-19085PUBLISHED: 2019-11-18 A persistent cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in Octopus Server 3.4.0 through 2019.10.5 allows remote
Evidence suggests NSO Group used WhatsApps servers to distribute mobile spyware to targeted devices. Israeli technology firm NSO Group Wednesday strongly denied allegations by Facebook that it had exploited a security flaw in a WhatsApp’s video-calling feature earlier this year to install surveillance software on mobile devices belonging to some 100 human rights activists, journalists,
App settings combined with Android behavior can put data integrity at risk for WhatsApp and Telegram users. WhatsApp and Telegram are personal messaging apps that have, between them, more than 1.7 billion users around the world. They are frequently used by political activists, healthcare providers, and businesses around the world because of the security of
A single flaw allowed attackers – thought to be linked to a government – to target human rights workers and install surveillance software by sending a phone request. The victims did not even have to answer. A previously undiscovered flaw in the WhatsApp messaging application allowed an attacker to target human rights activists and lawyers