Last week on Malwarebytes Labs:
- How to delete your Instagram account.
- Working from home? You’re probably being spied on.
- Another one bites the dust: Avaddon ransomware group shuts down operation.
- Patch now! Apple fixes in-the-wild iPhone vulnerabilities.
- Windows 10 to retire in four years (or 52 Patch Tuesdays, in sysadmin years).
- Twitter takes aim at the chaos, clutter and trolls with new feature concepts.
- Jail for consultant who scraped colossal trove of Alibaba customer data.
- Clop stopped? Ransomware gang loses Tesla and other treasures in police raid.
- The 6 best Chrome extensions for privacy and security.
- Polazert Trojan using poisoned Google Search results to spread.
- Two Google plans that could make open source code more secure.
Other cybersecurity news:
- Audi and Volkswagen customer data is being sold on a hacking forum after allegedly being stolen from an exposed Azure BLOB container. (Source: BleepingComputer)
- US President Joe Biden told Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday that certain critical infrastructure should be “off-limits” to cyberattacks. (Source: Reuters)
- Apple’s CEO Tim Cook says Android has 47 times more malware than iOS because of sideloading. (Source: TechSpot)
- Multiple digital artists and creators of non-fungible tokens (NFT) were at the center of a highly targeted malware campaign. (Source: The Record)
- Former Dallas-area ADT technician gets prison time for watching customers’ home security video feeds. (Source: MSN News)
- Amazon is blocking Federated Learning of Cohorts (FLoC), Google’s controversial cookieless tracking and targeting method. (Source: Digiday)
- The secretary general of NATO has warned cyber-attacks could result in a military response from its allies. (Source: BBC News)
- Computer scientist and technology entrepreneur Andrew Ng launches a campaign for data-centric Artificial Intelligence. (Source: Forbes)
Stay safe, everyone!