YouTube ordered to cough up $170M settlement over COPPA infraction

Last week, the FTC announced its settlement with Google over YouTube’s COPPA violations, including requirements for better protecting children’s data. But is it enough?

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A week in security (August 19 – 25)

A roundup of the latest cybersecurity news for the week of August 19–25, including Magecart attacks on poker software, a new Bluetooth vulnerability, continuing ransomware attacks on US cities, Bitcoin sextortion, and a look back at one researcher’s DEF CON experience.

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A week in security (May 27 – June 2)

A roundup of security news from May 27–June 2, including a look at 2019 ransomware outbreaks in the Unites States, ATM fraud, NIST’s privacy framework, more legal problems for Google and Facebook, and more.

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A week in security (January 21 – 27)

A roundup of last week’s security news from January 21 to 27, including Modlishka, Crytekk, PUPs, and the State of Malware report.

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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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Avoid these Doctor Who Series 11 scams

Doctor Who Series 11 is upon us, and so too are the dubious streams and links promising fresh content. We take a look at what’s currently on offer, separating the spam from the timey-wimey wibbly wobbly.

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Official Cardi B website plagued by spammers

Over the past few days, fans of singer Cardi B noticed her website was slowly filling up with spam. We take a look at what happened.

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Facebook spammers making things worse

Adding to Facebook’s burden are two spam campaigns. One is aimed at Finnish users and the other was quickly terminated, but we expect both to resurface in one form or another.

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More Replica Automated Mails Lead to Fake Pharma

Following a fake YouTube notification spam we wrote about are similar campaigns that now target Facebook, WhatsApp, and Skype users.

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Replica YouTube Automated Mails Lead to Fake Pharma

Fake online pharmacies may not be as hot news as government-backed advance malware; however, they could be seen as a persistent threat.

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