Tag: bugs

BEWARE: Fake Covid-19 apps are spreading ransomware trojans

Web and mobile applications that track the spread of the Covid-19 virus outbreak are also loading ransomware trojans and trackers to snoop on users, according to cyber security firms. For… Read more »

Samsung Data Breach Find My Mobile Push Notification

Samsung has admitted that what it calls a “small number” of users could indeed read other people’s personal data following last week’s unexplained Find my Mobile notification. Several Register readers… Read more »

WhatsApp starts clearing up their public chat invitation

We reported yesterday that due a misconfiguration by WhatApp numerous invitations to private WhatsApp group chats were available via a simple Google search, leaving users’ privacy at great risk. It initially… Read more »

Android Bluetooth Vulnerability Allowed Exploit Without User Interaction

Google has revealed a serious security flaw affecting its Android OS. As disclosed, a Bluetooth subsystem vulnerability affected the Android OS that could allow remote code execution on the target… Read more »

Facebook’s iOS app opening camera in background without their knowledge

Facebook and instances of its invasion of privacy seem to be never ending. This time, there are complaints that users of iPhones and possibly other iOS devices have noticed the camera app… Read more »