Oh snap! This is how easy it may be for somebody to hijack your Snapchat account – all they need to do is peer over your shoulder. After demonstrating the ease with which anybody can hijack your WhatsApp in 2020, I took a hiatus in ethically hacking people’s accounts. It’s just not the same hacking your own … More SnapHack: Watch out for those who can hack into anyone’s Snapchat!
If it looks like a duck, swims like a duck, and quacks like a duck, then it’s probably a duck. Now, how do you apply the duck test to defense against phishing? The fall is an awesome time of year to get away and spend some time in the great outdoors. The criminally-inclined, meanwhile, seem … More Don’t get phished! How to be the one that got away
Twitter’s transparency report revealed that users aren’t quick to adopt 2FA and once they do enable it, they choose the least secure option. According to the data shared by Twitter in its recently released transparency report, the popular social network’s users are reluctant to adopt two-factor authentication (2FA) to bolster their account security. In fact, the report paints … More Most Twitter users haven’t enabled 2FA yet, report reveals
ESET Research has analyzed an aggressive advertising-based threat — Android/FakeAdBlocker — which downloads malicious payloads provided by its operator’s command and control server. Android/FakeAdBlocker usually hides its launcher icon after initial launch, delivers unwanted scareware or adult content advertisements, and creates spam events for upcoming months in iOS and Android calendars. These ads often cost … More Some URL shortener services distribute Android malware, including banking or SMS trojans
You can now secure your account with a physical security key as your sole 2FA method, without any additional 2FA option. If you’re on Twitter, you can now use a hardware security key as your sole two-factor authentication (2FA) method. While previously the microblogging service allowed users to use a security key as one of several authentication … More Twitter now lets users set security keys as the only 2FA method