Purple Fox rootkit now bundled with Telegram installer

The Purple Fox malware family has been found to combine its payload with trusted apps in an interesting way.

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A week in security (Nov 29 – Dec 5)

The most important and interesting security stories from the last seven days.

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Here’s what data the FBI can get from WhatsApp, iMessage, Signal, Telegram, and more

A disclosed FBI training document reveals what information the FBI can potentially retrieve about your usage of an end to end encrypted instant messaging app.

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A week in security (Sept 27 – Oct 3)

A roundup of the previous week’s important security news and related happenings, for the week of September 27 – October 3.

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Busted! Fraud-as-a-Service gang that sold 2FA-proof phishing arrested

Dutch police arrested members of a group calling themselves the Fraud Family for developing and selling phishing panels.

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WhatsApp calls and messages will break unless you share data with Facebook

WhatsApp will remove core functions for users who refuse to share some of their data with Facebook, rendering the app useless for some.

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Lock and Code S1Ep18: Finding consumer value in Cybersecurity Awareness Month with Jamie Court

This week on Lock and Code, we talk to Jamie Court, president of Consumer Watchdog, about the consumer value in Cybersecurity Awareness Month.

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New web skimmer steals credit card data, sends to crooks via Telegram

Criminals steal payment data from online shoppers by abusing the Telegram instant messaging API, inserting credit card skimming code.

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A week in security (July 15 – 21)

A roundup of cybersecurity news from July 15–21, including the Zoom camera vulnerability, Extenbro, Sodinokibi, Magecart, and cybersecurity challenges facing the education sector.

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A week in security (January 14 – 20)

A roundup of last week’s security news from January 14 to 20, including APT10, Fallout EK, Colllection 1 data, Youtube challenges, hosting malicious sites and a Fortnite security flaw.

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