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At least 31,031 people affected last year Stalkerware has reached "pandemic proportions," according to Kaspersky, which documented a total of 31,031 people affected by the intrusive software in 2023 – up almost six percent on the prior year.…
875 workers liberated after falling for promises of lucrative work, nine arrested Filipino police rescued 875 "workers" – including 504 foreigners – in a raid late last week on a firm that posed as an online gaming company but in reality operated a forced labor camp that housed romance scam operators.…


Plus potential links to I-Soon, researchers say Chinese cyberspies have compromised at least 70 organizations, mostly government entities, and targeted more than 116 victims across the globe, according to security researchers.…
Ailing tech integrator takes a hard hit... share price down by up to 20% this morning Atos' share price sank as much as 20 percent this morning on confirmation that Airbus is no longer interested in buying the big data and security (BDS) parts of the crumbling tech empire.…

MAR 18, 2024

Warning: Poorly configured Google Cloud databases spill billing info, plaintext credentials At least 900 websites built with Google's Firebase, a cloud database, have been misconfigured, leaving credentials, personal info, and other sensitive data inadvertently exposed to the public internet, according to security researchers.…
A huge attack surface for a vulnerability with various PoCs available The volume of Fortinet boxes exposed to the public internet and vulnerable to a month-old critical security flaw in FortiOS is still extremely high, despite a gradual increase in patching.…


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