A week in security (February 4 – 8)

A roundup of security news from February 4 – 8, including Facebook’s secure messaging integration, Google’s changes to URLs, a scam involving the Kindle store and John Wick, and more.

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Movie stream ebooks gun for John Wick 3 on Kindle store

Over the weekend, we observed a clever spam campaign using bogus ebooks dressed as John Wick 3 movie files to push links to streaming sites. Can John and your ability avoid web based scams survive?

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Rogue E-Books Could Pose Threat to Amazon Accounts

A security researcher reports a potential issue with rogue e-book injecting malicious code into victims’ Amazon Kindle library.

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Kindle Apps: Look Before You Leap

With school holidays in the UK slowly winding down (most likely with a cry of “Are they going back in yet” growing across the land), it’s quite possible mum or dad will be passing tablets or other mobile devices to their kids – especially with all that bad weather currently doing the rounds. I’ve noticed…

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