ESET Research discovers scheme to steal cryptocurrency from Android and iPhone users

The attackers distributed malicious apps via fake and legitimate sites, and Telegram and Facebook groups. This sophisticated malicious cryptocurrency scheme targets mobile devices using Android or iOS operating systems (iPhones). The malicious apps were distributed through fake websites, mimicking legitimate wallet services and promoted with ads placed on legitimate sites using misleading articles, and via … More ESET Research discovers scheme to steal cryptocurrency from Android and iPhone users

Google to turn on 2FA by default for 150 million users, 2 million YouTubers

Two-factor authentication is a simple way to greatly enhance the security of your account. Google has announced that by the end of 2021 it plans to automatically enroll 150 million users into two-step verification (2SV), a security measure also commonly known as two-factor authentication (2FA). “For years, Google has been at the forefront of innovation in … More Google to turn on 2FA by default for 150 million users, 2 million YouTubers

WhatsApp announces end‑to‑end encrypted backups

The Facebook-owned messaging service plans to roll out the feature to both iOS and Android users in the coming weeks. While users already had the option to back up their message history using cloud-based services, they will soon be able to store their backups end-to-end encrypted (E2EE), WhatsApp has announced. The introduction of the new feature … More WhatsApp announces end‑to‑end encrypted backups

Apple releases patch for zero‑day flaw in iOS, iPadOS and macOS

The vulnerability is under active exploitation by unknown attackers and affects a wide range of Apple’s products. Apple has released an update for its iOS, iPadOS, and macOS operating systems to patch a zero-day security flaw that is being actively exploited in the wild. The vulnerability affects a wide range of its products including the … More Apple releases patch for zero‑day flaw in iOS, iPadOS and macOS