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Wicked Botnet Uses Passel of Exploits to Target IoT
The code is integrated with at least three exploits that target unpatched IoT devices, including closed-circuit cameras and Netgear routers.
Hurdles Remain After Senate Votes To Restore Net Neutrality
The U.S. Senate gave the nod to restoring the 2015 Open Internet Order, putting net neutrality on the fast track to a House vote.
Latin American ‘Biñeros’ Bond Over Fraudulent Purchase Scheme
A type of card-not-present fraud is spreading throughout the Latin American underground, uniting groups of malefactors in a communal effort to perpetrate it as widely as possible.
Threatpost News Wrap Podcast for May 18
Threatpost editors Tom Spring, Tara Seals and Lindsey O'Donnell discuss the week’s information security news.
TeleGrab Malware Steals Telegram Desktop Messaging Sessions, Steam Credentials
A recently discovered malware steals cache data and messaging sessions from the desktop version of encrypted messaging service Telegram.
Misconfigured Reverse Proxy Servers Spill Credentials
Researchers created a proof-of-concept attack that allows remote attackers to access protected APIs to extract credentials.
RedDawn Espionage Campaign Shows Mobile APTs on the Rise
The Sun Team APT, likely linked to North Korea, uses Google Play and Facebook as attack vectors.
Fake Fortnite Apps for Android Spread Spyware, Cryptominers
An array of malicious Android apps purporting to be popular game Fortnite are instead harvesting call logs and downloading cryptomining malware.
‘Voice-Squatting’ Turns Alexa, Google Home into Silent Spies
A team of academic researchers has demonstrated that it's possible to possible to closely mimic legitimate voice commands in order to carry out nefarious actions on these home assistants.
Cisco Warns of Three Critical Bugs in Digital Network Architecture Platform
The company urges customers to patch three vulnerabilities that received the highest severity rating of 10.
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