SnapHack: Watch out for those who can hack into anyone’s Snapchat!

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!

Most Twitter users haven’t enabled 2FA yet, report reveals

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

Some URL shortener services distribute Android malware, including banking or SMS trojans

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