Afternoon Dessert – 2022-12-08


Welcome to another Afternoon Dessert breakout:

Researchers Uncover Darknet Service Allowing Hackers to Trojonize Legit Android Apps
Researchers have shed light on a new hybrid malware campaign targeting both Android and Windows operating systems in a bid to expand its pool of victims.
The attacks entail the use of different malware such as ERMAC, Erbium, Aurora, and Laplas, according to a ThreatFabric report shared with The Hacker News.
“This campaign resulted in thousands of victims,” the Dutch cybersecurity company said,
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Samsung Galaxy S22 hacked again on second day of Pwn2Own
Contestants hacked the Samsung Galaxy S22 again during the second day of the consumer-focused Pwn2Own 2022 competition in Toronto, Canada. […]
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Automated dark web markets sell corporate email accounts for $2
Cybercrime marketplaces are increasingly selling stolen corporate email addresses for as low as $2 to fill a growing demand by hackers who use them for business email compromise and phishing attacks or initial access to networks. […]
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Google: How Android’s Private Compute Core protects your data
Google has disclosed more technical details about how Private Compute Core (PCC) on Android works and keeps sensitive user data processed locally on protected devices. […]
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13th Annual NICE Conference and Expo
The next NICE Conference and Expo will take place June 5-7, 2023 at the Westin Seattle in Seattle, WA. This year’s conference Theme “Resetting Expectations: Creating Accessible Cybersecurity Career Pathways” is about reimagining what it takes to be a
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Tor Browser 12.0 brings Apple Silicon support, Android enhancements
The Tor Project team has announced the release of Tor Browser 12.0, a major version release introducing support for Apple Silicon chips and several enhancements for the Android version. […]
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New Google Chrome feature frees memory to make browsing smoother
Google says the latest release of Chrome for desktop devices now comes with a new performance-boosting feature designed to free up memory and make web browsing smoother.  […]
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Credit card skimming – the long and winding road of supply chain failure
Don’t keep calling home to a JavaScript server that closed its doors eight years ago!
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Cisco discloses high-severity IP phone bug with exploit code
Cisco has disclosed today a high-severity vulnerability affecting the latest generation of its IP phones and exposing unpatched devices to remote code execution and denial of service (DoS) attacks. […]
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