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S3 Ep34: Apple bugs, scammers busted, and how crooks bypass 2FA [Podcast]

by Paul Ducklin Apple patches a raft of serious security holes. Police arrest eight suspects in an online scamming ring. We explain how WhatsApp messages from hacked accounts are helping cybercrooks bypass 2FA. With Kimberly Truong, Doug Aamoth and Paul Ducklin. Intro and outro music by Edith Mudge. LISTEN NOW . . . Read more

Naked Security Live – What if my password manager gets hacked?

by Paul Ducklin Here’s our latest Naked Security Live talk, where we answer the thorny question, “What if my password manager gets hacked?” We often recommend password managers, as we did last week in our article Cybersecurity tips for university students. We especially recommend password managers for people who would . . . Read more

FBI Warn Hackers are Using Hijacked Home Security Devices for ‘Swatting’

Stolen email credentials are being used to hijack home surveillance devices, such as Ring, to call police with a fake emergency, then watch the chaos unfold. Stolen email passwords are being used to hijack smart home security systems to “swat” unsuspecting users, the Federal Bureau of Investigation warned this week. . . . Read more