Last week on Malwarebytes Labs, we took a dive into edge computing, looked at new web skimmer techniques, and rolled our eyes at silly people doing silly things.
Other cybersecurity news:
- Stills and chills: A Reddit user notices their security camera is grabbing stills from other people’s devices. (Source: Reddit)
- Tik Tok, the clock has stopped: The US Military has banned soldiers from making use of the popular app. (Source: The Register)
- Row, row, rowhammer: It’s back for the new year, as the electrically-charged adversary comes back around again. (Source: ZDNet)
- Watching the watcher: Your mileage may well vary with regards to how much “spying” your television is actually conducting, but this is a useful primer for being aware of data collection activities by your household devices. (Source: USA Today)
- App controversy: The potentially confusingly named “ToTok” app has run into controversy central with claims of spying. (Source: StarTribune)
- Exchanging currency for malware: Travelex goes down at a crucial moment on New Year’s Eve, thanks to a malware attack. (Source: ZDnet)
- New year, same old attacks: Michigan school districts come under attack from ransomware. (Source: CBS News)
- Point-of-sale malware eats out: Popular restaurant chain reveals customer’s credit card information has been taken. (Source: Bleeping Computer)
- New Mexico hospital horror: Patient healthcare data potentially exposed to malware infection. (Source: Health IT Security)
- Crime and punishment: Seven major breaches led to CISOs losing their jobs. (Source: CSO online)
Stay safe, everyone!
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