Security daily (03-07-2020)

Has your Roblox account been hacked to support Donald Trump?

Over 2000 accounts on the Roblox gaming platform have been hacked… …not to make money or steal information, but to support Donald Trump’s re-election as US President. (Graham Cluley)

How to better protect your Roblox account from hackers with two-step verification (2SV)

Accounts on the popular online gaming platform keep getting hacked. So, how can you better protect your Roblox account? (Graham Cluley)

Facebook hoaxes back in the spotlight – what to tell your friends

At the risk of giving you a feeling of déjà vu all over again, it's time to talk about Facebook hoaxes once more. (Naked Security)

Google buys AR smart-glasses company North

They're not surveillance spectacles, says Google, just a piece in the jigsaw of "ambient computing", where helpfulness is all around you. (Naked Security)

Safeguard Your Data & Privacy with This Speedy VPN

It's a myth that regular users only need the protection of a virtual private network when on a public Wi-Fi connection. First, almost all network connections can be accessed without the proper permissions. Second, ethical hackers also need to think about using a VPN as one step to encrypting and protecting their activity and identity during pentests, phishing, and other actions.

Hackers can quickly gain access to the relatively secure Wi-Fi network where we can eavesdrop on data, perform man-in-the-middle attacks, and access everything from banking information to browsing histories. These... more (Null Byte « WonderHowTo)

Apache Guacamole Found To Be Vulnerable, Not Delicious

(News ≈ Packet Storm)

Schools Already Struggled With Cybersecurity. Then Came COVID-19

(News ≈ Packet Storm)

MongoDB Hacker Threatens To Report Breach To GDPR

(News ≈ Packet Storm)

BMW Customer Database For Sale On Dark Web

(News ≈ Packet Storm)

Police Arrested Hundreds of Criminals After Hacking Into Encrypted Chat Network

In a joint operation, European and British law enforcement agencies recently arrested hundreds of alleged drug dealers and other criminals after infiltrating into a global network of an encrypted chatting app that was used to plot drug deals, money laundering, extortions, and even murders.

Dubbed EncroChat, the top-secret encrypted communication app comes pre-installed on a customized (The Hacker News)

E.U. Authorities Crack Encryption of Massive Criminal and Murder Network

Four-year investigation shuts down EncroChat and busts 746 alleged criminals for planning murders, selling drugs and laundering money. (Threatpost)

Ring Doorbell’s Police Partnerships Questioned Over Racial Bias

Amazon has placed a moratorium on police use of its facial recognition platform - but a congressman asked if that extends to its Ring smart doorbell in a new inquiry. (Threatpost)


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