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Microsoft Teams Users Under Attack in ‘FakeUpdates’ Malware Campaign

Attackers are using ads for fake Microsoft Teams updates to deploy backdoors, which use Cobalt Strike to infect companies’ networks with malware. Microsoft is warning its customers about the so-called “FakeUpdates” campaigns in a non-public security advisory, according to a report in Bleeping Computer. The campaign is targeting various types of companies, with recent targets in the K-12 […]

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‘Hundreds Of Millions’ Of Users Affected by Camera Security Threat: Google Confirmed

The security research team at Checkmarx has made something of a habit of uncovering alarming vulnerabilities, with past disclosures covering Amazon’s Alexa and Tinder. However, a discovery of vulnerabilities affecting Google and Samsung smartphones, with the potential to impact hundreds of millions of Android users, is the biggest to date. What did the researchers discover? […]

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WhatsApp New Threat Confirmed: Android And iOS Users At Risk From Malicious Video Files

The security and integrity of encrypted messaging platforms has been very much in the headlines in recent weeks, and most of these stories have focused on the largest player in the field—WhatsApp. Facebook’s premier messaging platform has patched a number of vulnerabilities, the most notorious of which saw the platform warn users that it had […]