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Online scams and investment fraud reached a record level of complaint reports, says the FBI

According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation or FBI, complaints concerning online scams and investment fraud now reached a record-breaking level.   The FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center or IC3 channel have received more than six million complaints filed related to cybercrime last May 15, 2021. The first one million complaints reports took 7 seven...
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Facebook Hacked… Again? Maybe we are not that surprised

Hacked and leaked, ever since the Cambridge-Analytica issue erupted, we have seen never-ending posts in the different dark web and criminal forums about data peddled for a price about Facebook. The social media giant became a target for social engineer actors from other countries and various blackhat hacking skills. This 2020, iZOOlogic downloaded leaked Facebook...
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Customers not affected after Verkada surveillance camera breach

This week’s trending topic in the cybersecurity community is the successful intrusion of the collective hacktivist APT69420 or Arson Cats that proves no one is secured. Though it is a small group of hackers, they could penetrate Verkada Security Company, a known recipient of Silicon Valley funding for its technology advancement when it comes to...
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Remote work leveraged for cybercrime by adversaries in targeted attacks

Cybercrime (CC) has never been projected as high as last fiscal year compared to the previous years. Historical data confirms the enormous leap of numbers on reported cases in various types of attack known by the cybersecurity experts. Incidents of repurposed tactics, newer and more lethal approach of adversaries were recorded complimenting the uprising cases...
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Clubhouse social media app might be leaking data to Chinese Government

Launched amidst the pandemic in March 2020 with only 1500 users and a net worth of USD 100 million, the Clubhouse app soared up the digital market with a current count of estimated 10 million users and worth USD 1 billion in just 11 months aside from other found funding. The app became famous as...
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Disclosed TikTok flaw could have exposed user profile and phone number data

A recently discovered security flaw in TikTok that could potentially enable a hacker to build the application‘s user profile database along with their account associated phone numbers has been disclosed by cybersecurity researchers. The collected data may be utilized in future malicious campaigns and activities.  This flaw can only impact TikTok accounts linked to a...
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Whatsapp sharing to Third Party: Terms of Service and privacy policy update

Whatsapp the messenger and call app that was merged with Facebook through the acquisition of Facebook wants to mandate its users to accept the updated terms of service and privacy policies until February 8, 2021. In case you don’t want to accept the new terms, a user may opt to delete their accounts. The important...
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Credit Card Stealer Malware discovered in social media share buttons

Cybersecurity experts that have been monitoring Magecart credit card stealer adversaries have again shared their latest discovery of the current tactics of the umbrella threat actors. On their submitted report, adversaries can conceal their malicious codes on mimicry of share button of popular social media platform from compromised online business websites. Since 2016 where the...
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UK launches anti-disinformation campaign on Covid-19 vaccine

The ongoing pandemic has just added to the existing mutual competition between nations, especially those listed in the first world country category. In the world’s current situation, every prominent government has been running to immediately develop the Covid-19 vaccine to solve this issue. The perception that the first to produce will surely put them on...
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True social media mobile app exposed private data and messages

The True social media mobile app that prides itself on protecting user privacy had a security lapse that left their servers exposed to the public. The spilled private data were left for anyone on the internet to read. The social media mobile app was launched in 2017 by Hello Mobile, a small virtual cell carrier...
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