Android phone users, beware! A bug has recently been discovered that can give a simple, but maliciously crafted app access to your phone’s camera, allowing someone able to record video, take pictures, even extract GPS data from your pictures, all without your knowledge or consent.
This is a prime reason why you should NEVER re-use passwords across accounts. ZDNet reports that thousands of hacked Disney+ accounts are already up for sale on hacker forums, mere days after the service debuts.
Running the shiny new iOS 13 on your iPhone? Have a third-party keyboard installed on your phone as well? A bug has been found that may grant that keyboard full access to your data, even without your authorization.
One of the multitude of information security (InfoSec) people I follow on Twitter has created a great post on his blog to talk about things pertaining to Information Security for people who don’t work in the field, or have little to no familiarity with the subject.
Check it out!
I’d highly recommend checking it out, and if you are on Twitter, consider following him.
My mama always said, ‘Life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.’
Today, Russell Stover has announced that they’ve suffered from a data security incident affecting purchases made from retail stores. Purchases made between February 9 and August 7, 2019 may have been impacted.
From their press release:
While Russell Stover’s investigation is ongoing, the company believes that certain payment card data, including some consumers’ first and last names, payment card numbers and expiration dates could have been acquired. At this time, Russell Stover has no evidence that any information has been inappropriately used.