Companies Targeted in New ‘Dependency Confusion’ Attack

Alex Birsan, a security researcher has disclosed that systems belonging to Apple, Microsoft, PayPal, and other major tech companies are vulnerable to the new “dependency confusion” attack technique. Birsan discovered the vulnerability after working with another researcher Justin Gardner last …

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Iranian Hackers Hiding Malware in Food and Wallpaper Apps

Cyber-security company Check Point reported that two Iranian surveillance operations are using malware hidden in wallpaper, game, and food apps to target over 1000 dissidents in Iran and other countries. The two groups were identified as Domestic Kitten or APT-5 …

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Airspeeder Hopes to Launch Flying Racing Car Series

Racing company Airspeeder hopes to bring racing to the skies with the launch of their new MK3 model of air speeder. The electrically powered MK3 will be tested in the upcoming 2021 season, which plans to race the speeders at …

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Telegram Becomes Most Downloaded App, WhatsApp Slips to Fifth Place

The mobile chat app Telegram becomes the most downloaded non-game app for iOS and Android devices for January 2021. A report published by Sensor Tower, a mobile app research group, found that Telegram had jumped from its 9th place spot …

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Popular Chrome Extension ‘The Great Suspender’ Contains Malware

Thursday, Google disabled the popular tab-management extension The Great Suspender because it contained malware.  It was also removed from the Chrome web store and disabled it from users’ computers. Google’s decision was met with mixed reactions. While users were thankful …

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