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Hackers Using Trending TikTok ‘Invisible Challenge’ to Spread Malware
Threat actors are capitalizing on a popular TikTok challenge to trick users into downloading information-stealing malware, according to new research from Checkmarx.
The trend, called Invisible Challenge, involves applying a filter called Invisible Body that just leaves behind a silhouette of the person’s body.
But the fact that individuals filming such videos could be undressed has led to a
7 Cyber Security Tips for SMBs
When the headlines focus on breaches of large enterprises like the Optus breach, it’s easy for smaller businesses to think they’re not a target for hackers. Surely, they’re not worth the time or effort?
Unfortunately, when it comes to cyber security, size doesn’t matter.
Assuming you’re not a target leads to lax security practices in many SMBs who lack the knowledge or expertise to put simple
Ransomware detection with Wazuh SIEM and XDR platform
Wazuh is a free, open source SIEM/XDR solution with more than 10 million annual downloads. Learn more about how Wazuh can help protect your organization against the ever-evolving tactics of ransomware. […]
Microsoft Defender boosts default protection for all enterprise users
Microsoft announced that built-in protection is generally available for all devices onboarded to Defender for Endpoint, the company’s endpoint security platform. […]
Spanish police dismantle operation that made €12M via investment scams
Spanish National Police have dismantled a cybercrime organization that used fake investment sites to defraud over €12.3 million ($12.8 million) from 300 victims across Europe. […]
New Flaw in Acer Laptops Could Let Attackers Disable Secure Boot Protection
Acer has released a firmware update to address a security vulnerability that could be potentially weaponized to turn off UEFI Secure Boot on affected machines.
Tracked as CVE-2022-4020, the high-severity vulnerability affects five different models that consist of Aspire A315-22, A115-21, and A315-22G, and Extensa EX215-21 and EX215-21G.
The PC maker described the vulnerability as
Chrome fixes 8th zero-day of 2022 – check your version now (Edge too!)
There isn’t a rhyme to remind you which months have browser zero-days… you just have to keep your eyes and ears open!
TikTok “Invisible Challenge” porn malware puts us all at risk
An injury to one is an injury to all. Especially if the other people are part of your social network.
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